Team & Board
Darlene Adams Rowland has dedicated her professional career to sustaining a vibrant local food system by supporting Louisiana’s small family farmers. Named as Executive Director beginning January 2021, Mrs. Rowland has been with BREADA since 2008, previously serving as both Development Director and Marketing Director. Prior to her nonprofit roles, Mrs. Rowland held a successful career in the private sector as an Account Executive for a financial services company.
Mrs. Rowland has been a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for over a decade and has served on the Board of Directors in numerous capacities including Secretary, Vice President of Communications, and Chair of Governmental Relations. She is a recent graduate of the LSU Agricultural Leadership Development Program, and in 2022, she received the John W. Barton Sr. Excellence in Nonprofit Management Rising Star Award from the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.