Staff and Board


Louisville Community Grocery Board

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De’Nita Wright

De’Nita Wright grew up and presently resides in West Louisville Ky. She spent many years as a community advocate with roles ranging from participant to school board candidate, to leadership. She...
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Dennisha Rivers

Dennisha Rivers is a mother of three, born and raised in Louisville. She has been a healthcare professional over 20 years and is the founder of an entrepreneur network in Louisville and the founder...
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Katie Lee Jones

Fresh style, high energy and passion for her work mark Katie Lee Jones, both personally and professionally. With more than a decade of hands-on work in the beauty and production industry, she has...
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Mary Curnutte

Mary Curnutte is a Registered Dietitian and loves all things related to food. Mary recognizes that while nutrition education is important, it is meaningless without food options. Mary currently works...
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Delores Butler

Delores Butler (Vice President) is a proud Russell Community resident. She realizes the importance of a healthy food store in our West End neighborhoods. She is presently working to achieve knowledge...
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Amanda Fuller

Amanda Fuller (Treasurer) came to Louisville from Madison, WI, where she and her husband were members and/or workers at three different food co-ops. In Louisville she has been an active member of the...
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LuTisha Buckner

LuTisha Buckner is dedicated to public and civil service with her years serving as an AmeriCorps Vista Member and working in nonprofits, education, and local government. She envisions a Kentucky...
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Doug Lowry

Doug Lowry serves as an enspirited teacher, urban farmer, and group facilitator. Passionate about social justice and human need, he has worked as a change agent and board member on numerous civic and...
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Robin Hawkins Faulkner

Robin Hawkins Faulkner is a proud Louisvillian and dedicated public servant. Her public-sector career spans 16 years across 5 metro departments. Robin is an accomplished project manager and creative...
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Lisa Ann (LAMARKS) Markuson

Lisa Ann “LAMARKS” Markuson is our Ownership Advocate!

She is also the founder of creative agency Ars Poetica ( on Instagram) Her woman-owned, inclusive and sustainable business model celebrates the multitalented nature of her artists across entertainment, activist, consulting, and literary landscapes.

Through her work, Lisa Ann has learned the power that language and communication have to change the world. She now focuses most of her energy on advocacy and activist projects, including Ownership Advocacy for the Louisville Community Grocery and coordinating the Garden of Goodness community garden in Old Louisville.

Schedule a time to chat with Lisa Ann here!