There’s no I in team and anyone that has ever planned a mid-large scale community event understands that there is no shortage of moving parts and hands that make for a successful conference. 540WMain’s (Fall) Gentrification is no exception.
CALVIN EATON // CO-FOUNDER // HEAD CURATOR
(he/his/him) Calvin Eaton aka theglutenfreechef is a freelance educator, digital content creator, and social entrepreneur with over six years of experience as a professional freelancer, whole foods chef, food blogger, K-12 and adult educator and published author. He launched (www.theglutenfreechefblog.com) in 2012; which has since grown into a holistic health and wellness community with international readership and a large social media platform. He founded 540WMain Communiversity in May 2016.
SHANE WEINGAND // CO-FOUNDER // CURATOR
(he/his/him) Shane Wiegand is a fourth grade teacher in the Rush Henrietta Central School District. He attended SUNY Geneseo and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Childhood and Special Education and a Master’s degree in Childhood Multicultural Education. Shane and his wife Jennie live in the Beechwood Neighborhood. Shane serves as treasurer on the board of the Beechwood Neighborhood Coalition, sits on the Connected Communities Housing Committee, and is the outreach chair of the City Roots Community Land Trust.
Learn more about the conference team members by visiting https://540gentrificationroc.org/team/