Mary-Ellen Allen

Food Rescue Coordinator-Salt Lake

Mary-Ellen is recently retired from the University of Utah. She started at the U teaching Yoga through their PEAK program for two years and eventually found her way to U Facilities where she worked as a Programs Manager for 11 years. Mary-Ellen has a strong background in operations, implementation and product management developed through management and staff positions in various industries. 

Growing up in Salt Lake valley, she loves the outdoors, gardening, bicycling, cooking, and traveling. She also teaches Yoga Nidra and loves seeing how it benefits her students. She is passionate about preventing food waste and is very excited to join the Wasteless Solutions team to help fulfill their mission. 

Mary-Ellen oversees all things food rescue for Salt Lake County.