Our Team

CropMobster Merced is hosted and locally facilitated via a partnership between UC Merced, The UC Global Food Initiative and CropMobster.

Our founding partners include the Merced Food Bank, Yosemite Leadership Program, Merced Local Food Project, Produce on the Go, The Merced Department of Public Health and many other leading community organizations.

CropMobster Merced Manager – Erin Meyer

Erin Meyer is the CropMobster Merced manager, working within the UC Merced Department of Student Affairs. She is passionate about reducing food waste and hunger. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems after finishing two degrees in Integrative Biology and Nutrition. Her expertise gives her deep insight into ways to work with the community to reduce some of the great issues impacting the food system. Besides working with CropMobster Merced County, she is helping launch the Gleaning Program with the Merced County Food Bank and blogging about food waste and sustainability in her spare time.

Email Erin at: emeyer4[at]ucmerced.edu to explore ways CropMobster Merced can help you!

CropMobster Merced & OSL Food Security Intern – Daisy Cruz 

Daisy Cruz is studying public health at UC Merced and is a CropMobster Merced & Food Security intern for this effort. She is responsible for assisting with program outreach, moderating alerts and supporting with community help requests.

CropMobster Merced – Chriselle De La Paz

Chriselle De La Paz is a psychology major with a minor in public health. Besides using her time for studying she enjoys finding ways to reduce food waste. As a part of the CropMobster team, she is helping with this effort along with connecting the community members together.

CropMobster Leadership

The team at CropMobster provides daily support to this effort. To learn more about CropMobster and our team please visit us at our global website. Thanks!