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Vegan information points (vips)

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Vegan Information Points (VIPs) are individuals or groups providing basic free vegan information for people who are interested in learning about the vegan lifestyle. Many are professionals who also have vegan goods or services available for hire.

Each VIP has been approved for their general vegan knowledge.

Find a VIP in your area! (Scroll down for list.)

There are four ways to qualify to become a VIP:

1) Personal interview with an AVS officer

2) Main Street Vegan Academy Graduate

3) AVS Advanced Member

4) Previously been a VIP

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UNITED STATES

ARIZONA

Heather Swick
Scottsdale AZ
203-376-6230
Instagram: @mojovegan.life

Linda Voorhis
Main Street Vegan Academy Master Lifestyle Coach & Educator
Certificate for Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies at Cornell University
Sedona/Verde Valley AZ (willing to travel throughout AZ)
973-769-5828
LindaVoorhis@veganification.com
veganification.com
FB Page: Veganification
FB Group: Veganification/Verde Valley Vegans
Instagram: @Veganification

CALIFORNIA

Berkeley Organization for Animal Advocacy
Berkeley CA
BOAArocks@gmail.com
FB: Berkeley Organization for Animal Advocacy

The Gentle Barn Foundation
Jenn DeMartino-Callister – Media Relations
15825 Sierra Highway
Santa Clarita CA 91390
310-751-0556
JDC@feelthehustle.com
FB: TheGentleBarn

Sam Gerard
Santa Barbara CA
Vegans@cox.net
TheUltimatelife.net

Nina Hayes
617-224-2698
nina@veganjiva.com

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT
Los Angeles CA
JH@plantbaseddietitian.com
PlantBasedDietitian.com
FB: Plant-Based Dietitian
Twitter: @PlantDietitian
Instagram: @julieannahever
YouTube: PlantDietitian

Sacramento Vegetarian Society
P.O. Box 163583
Sacramento CA 95816
916-455-0563
FB: Sacramento Vegetarian Society

Dr. Will Tuttle
1083 Vine Street
Healdsburg CA 95448
worldpeacediet.com
FB Page: WorldPeaceDiet
FB Profile: Will.Tuttle1

COLORADO

Sarah Eastin
Denver CO
970-385-7838
Healgrowblossom.com

JL Fields
Colorado Springs CO
719-445-9107
info@jlgoesvegan.com
jlgoesvegan.com

CONNECTICUT

Mary Lawrence
Wethersfield CT
860-985-1645
mary@wellonwheels.com
wellonwheels.com

John Morlino
Milford CT
the-ethic.org

Northern Connecticut Vegetarian Society
Suffield CT
northctveg.org
FB: Northern Connecticut Vegetarian Society

FLORIDA

Trevor Chin
Temple Terrace FL
813-952-8271
FB: Trevor Chin

EarthSave Florida
Jeffrey ‘VeganMan’ Tucker, Chairperson
Miami FL
12973 SW 112TH ST # 267, Miami FL 33186-4768
786-708-1028
EarthSaveMiami.org
FB: EarthSaveFlorida
FB: EarthSaveCentralFlorida
FB Group: teamearthsave
Meetup: team-earthsave
Meetup: veganville-tv-foodies
Meetup: RAW-FOODIES-and-HEAVENLY-EATERS-EarthSave
Meetup: estilo-de-vida-vegano-saludable-basado-en-plantas-meetup
YouTube: EarthSave Florida

Ellen Jaffe Jones
Bradenton/Sarasota/Tampa FL
941-704-1025
vegcoach.com
FB Profile: Ellen Jaffe Jones
FB Group: Vegan Runners
Instagram: @ellenjaffejones
YouTube: Ellen Jaffe Jones

Rooterville, A Sanctuary Inc.
Elaine West, Founder
5579 Darwood St
Melrose FL 32666
386-661-2287
thepinkpigs.com

Sally Sanders
Tallahassee FL
850-766-1403
FB: Sally Sanders

GEORGIA

Andy Lally
Atlanta GA
andylally.com
Twitter: @AndyLally

Speak Out For Species
Athens GA
sos@uga.edu
FB: Speak Out For Species

HAWAII

Vegan Aloha
Honaunau HI
808-936-0626
info@veganaloha.com
veganaloha.com
FB: Vegan Aloha

ILLINOIS

Rev. Russell Elleven, DMin
Chicago IL
847-780-6690

 

IOWA

Grinnell Intersectional Vegans (GIV)
Grinnell College
Grinnell IA
giv@grinnell.edu
FB: Grinnell Intersectional Vegans

KANSAS

FEAST Lawrence—Food Enlightenment And Sustainability Teachings
Lawrence KS
JoAnnFarb.com

KENTUCKY

Kay Sanders
Louisville KY
502-468-6331
sandersk221@att.net

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Vegetarian Society
Boston MA
617-424-8846
info@bostonveg.org
bostonveg.org
FB: Boston Vegetarian Society
Twitter: @VegBoston
Instagram: @VegBoston

Diana Goldman
Newton MA
617-699-0551
beantownkitchen.com
FB: Diana Lawson Goldman

Nina Hayes
Boston MA
617-224-2698

Vegan Publishers
Danvers MA
Veganpublishers.com
FB: Vegan Publishers

MISSOURI

Anndi Hahner
415-484-6448
41living4U@gmail.com

NEW JERSEY

Kiki Adami
4710 Park Ave
Suite 506
Weehawken NJ 07086
609-389-3893
theveganizers.com
FB: Veganizers
Twitter: @Veganizerhq
Instagram: @Veganizerhq

American Vegan Society
56 Dinshah Ln
PO Box 369
Malaga NJ 08328
856-694-2887
info@americanvegan.org
AmericanVegan.org
FB: American Vegan Society
Twitter: @AmericanVeganS
Instagram: @americanvegans

Sherry Gilkin
Turnersville NJ
sgilkin@hotmail.com
FB: Healthy Plant Based Cooking at CCC

Elisha Raquel Letizia
Vineland NJ
856-631-3223
xisha47x@gmail.com
FB: Elisha Letizia

Doris Lin
Freehold NJ
732-616-8855
DorisLinEsq@verizon.net
FB: Doris Lin
Twitter: @DorisLin

Lisa Melian
Pennsauken NJ
609-792-8945
Ljmel@earthlink.net

Eric Nyman
Wildflower Vegan Café
501 N. High Street
Millville NJ 08332
973-945-4285 (cell)
856-265-7955 (cafe)
ecnyman@wildflowervegan.com

Tina Pico
Roxbury NJ
hello@vegannonuts.com
vegannonuts.com
FB: Vegan Nonuts
Instagram: @vegannonuts

Vegetarian Neighbors (A Chapter of VSSJ)
Greater Vineland area
anne@americanvegan.org
sarah@americanvegan.org
VSSJ.com
FB: Vegetarian Neighbors

Vegetarian Society of South Jersey (VSSJ)
Mount Laurel NJ
info@vssj.com
vssj.com
FB: Vegetarian Society of South Jersey (VSSJ)
Twitter: @thevssj
Instagram: @vegsocietysj2.0

Dianne Wenz
West Orange NJ
973-866-0281
dianne@diannesvegankitchen.com
Diannesvegankitchen.com

NEW MEXICO
Rae Sikora
Sante Fe NM
505-690-0702
Plantpeacedaily.org
meetup.com/Santa-Fe-Veg
FB: Rae Sikora
FB: Santa Fe Vegan
FB: Bring it on down to Veganville, aka Santa Fe, NM
FB: Shrine Circus Peaceful Protest
NEW YORK

David Albrecht
PO Box 439
Kings Park NY 11754
516-864-9668
david.albrechtfamilyllc@gmail.com
FB: David Albrecht
LinkedIn Profile
LinkedIn Group

Prof. Sherry F. Colb
Cornell Law School
Ithaca NY
607-255-4231
Mindifiorderthecheeseburger.com

Anne Dinshah
Fredonia NY
anne@americanvegan.org
AmericanVegan.org
FB: DinshahAnne
Twitter: @AnneDinshah
Instagram: @annedinshah

Prof. Michael Dorf
Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law
Cornell Law School
Ithaca NY
607-255-3890
Dorfonlaw.org
FB: Dorf on Law
Twitter: @dorfonlaw

Hudson Valley Vegans
Roberta Schiff
Rhinebeck NY
845-876-2626
veggierob@yahoo.com

Sande Nosonowitz, M-VLCE (Master Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator)
Sundara Vegan Coaching
Pleasant Valley (Hudson Valley) NY
845-206-2213
sundaravegan.com

NORTH CAROLINA
Dilip Barman
President, Triangle Vegetarian Society
Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill NC
dilip@trianglevegsociety.org
trianglevegsociety.org
dilip.info
FB: Triangle Vegetarian Society (TVS)
Twitter: @dbarman
Food for Life Instructor: Website Video

Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc.
P-POD Conference
P.O. Box 286
Asheville NC 28802-0286
www.p-pod.org
www.PreventionOfDisease.org
Twitter: @plantbasedconf
FB: Plantbasedpreventionofdisease
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bob-leroy-ab86b7a

Laura Theodore
Hendersonville NC
laura@jazzyvegetarian.com
jazzyvegetarian.com
lauratheodore.com
FB: Jazzy Vegetarian
Twitter: @Jazzyvegetarian
Pinterest: @JazzyVegetarian

OHIO

Victoria Hart
Euclid OH
206-822-9166
vega13star@aol.com

OREGON

Dale Lugenbehl
Ahimsa Acres Educational Center and Sangha, Director
Cottage Grove OR
541-942-0583
ahimsaacres@gmail.com
Ahimsaacres.org

Eugene Veg Education Network (EVEN)
1574 Coburg Rd., #120
Eugene OR 97401
Eugeneveg.org

Factory Farming Awareness Coalition
Portland OR
ffacoalition.org
FB: Factory Farming Awareness Coalition
Twitter: @ffacoalition
Instagram: @ffacoalition

PENNSYLVANIA

Lee Hall, JD LLM
Chester County PA
climatelaw@me.com
veganplace.blog
FB: On Their Own Terms
Twitter: @veganplace

Sherimane Johnson
Philadelphia PA
267-978-4557
NaturallySweetDesserts@outlook.com
NaturallySweetDesserts.com
FB: NaturallySweetDesserts
Twitter: VeganNDelicious

Vance Lehmkuhl
Philadelphia PA
267-535-0234
vance@americanvegan.org
Twitter: @v4veg

Peace Advocacy Network
Philadelphia PA
deanna@peaceadvocacynetwork.org
peaceadvocacynetwork.org
FB: Peace Advocacy Network
Twitter: @PeaceAdvocacy
Instagram: @peaceadvocacy

SOUTH CAROLINA

Laura Beck
Greenville SC
508-405-1551
www.yourveganmentor.com

TENNESSEE

Blake Tumbleson
Murfreesboro TN
615-948-0008
Blake@ManEvolving.com

Sharon Jacks
Murfreesboro TN
615-556-1152
Sharon@StudioVeg.com

TEXAS

Kat Mendenhall
1505 Elm St Apt 703
Dallas TX 75201-3524
469-209-9022
kat@katmendenhall.com
Katmendenhall.com

UTAH

Dr. David Madow
Salt Lake City UT
davidmadow.com
FB: David Madow
Twitter: @davidmadow
Instagram: @davidmadow
Periscope: @davidmadow
Linkedin: davidmadow

VIRGINIA

Vegetarian Society of Richmond
PO Box 15451
Richmond VA 23227-5451
Lois@vegetarianrichmond.org
vegetarianrichmond.org
FB: Vegetarian Society of Richmond
Meetup: bekind2animals

WASHINGTON

Marcelo Moraga
Rainier WA
moragamarcelo@gmail.com
FB: Marcelo Moraga

WASHINGTON DC

Vegetarian Society of DC
PO Box 4921
Washington DC 20008-0121
202-362-8349
vsdc.org

Esther Oakley
Washington DC
301-244-8751
abcvegan@gmail.com
FB: A,B,C,Vegan
Twitter: @ABCVegan
Instagram: @abcvegan

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CANADA

Kristin Oprendek
Niagara Falls ON
905-356-4271
coachingbykristin@gmail.com

Stephanie Gorchynski
Toronto ON
416-684-2226
feedme@goodxwolf.com
goodxwolf.com
Social Media: @goodxwolf

Winnipeg Vegetarian Association
Winnipeg MB
wva@mtsmail.ca
winnipegveg.org

GERMANY

Sean Corleone
Berlin
Cell: 004917697862841
Home: 00493072291185
sean_corleone@live.no
info@vegan-fat-burning.com

Sarah Filippi-Field
Erfurt
sarah@americanvegan.org

ISRAEL

Ori Shavit
Ramat Gan
oshavit@gmail.com
vegansontop.com
FB: @vegansontop

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