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As executive director, Selvin L. Chambers III leads The Food Project in strategic planning, advocacy, organizational management and development, fundraising, community outreach, staff development, and allocation of resources. Selvin is passionate about engaging local communities, and will also focus on supporting and building community-based programs and collaborations serving a broad spectrum of youth and young adults. Selvin has been with TFP since June of 2012. Prior to joining The Food Project, Selvin served as executive director of the Elizabeth Peabody House. He has also served in leadership roles for the city of Boston’s Centers for Youth & Families, the city of Cambridge Youth Programs, and City Year in several U.S. cities. Selvin is a native of Cambridge, Mass., and received a BS in sociology from Fitchburg State University and a certificate from the Institute of Nonprofit Management and Leadership at Boston University. He played point guard for the Fitchburg State University basketball team and is still an avid basketball player. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, traveling, volunteering, and playing team recreational basketball and softball.