Joseph Rossell

Community Fellow 2020
Food Systems Program Manager
City of Phoenix
Joseph Rossell is the Food Systems Program Manager at the City of Phoenix Office of Environmental Programs. He manages multiple programs aimed at achieving the City's Food and Climate Action Plan goals, including grants and training initiatives. He has a background in circular economy and economic development, was named an Emerging Sustainability Leader by Arizona Forward, and served as a Knowledge Exchange for Resilience (KER) Fellow at Arizona State University where he created a micro-grant program to support farmers in transitioning to sustainable agriculture practices.

Arizona State University
Master of Public Administration (MPA), Urban Management Concentration

Arizona State University
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology; International Studies Certificate

Oregon State University
Bachelor of Science, Sustainability; Minor in Environmental Sciences

Nanjing Normal University
Mandarin Language Study and U.S.-China International Relations


Food Production in an Age of Change, 2020

2025 Food Action Plan, Healthy Food for All, 2020