NAFEM Honors Industry Association Leaders

“Their efforts and dedication to the betterment of the associations they represent, and the collective hospitality industry, is truly valued,” says CEO.

The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) has awarded 53 allied association leaders its Doctorate of Foodservice (DFS) honor.

The awards were presented during ceremonies held at The The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) Show, Feb. 10, at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

NAFEM’s DFS program recognizes elected leaders of major foodservice industry associations for their commitment and dedication to their respective organizations and the industry at-large.

“NAFEM is pleased to recognize the accomplishments of this year’s DFS honorees,” said Steven Follett, CFSP, NAFEM president and president/CEO/chairman, Follett Corporation, Easton, Pa. “Their efforts and dedication to the betterment of the associations they represent, and the collective hospitality industry, is truly valued.”

DFS recipients include:

·  Arturo Samperio González – Abastecedores Turisticos, A.C. (AMAIT)

·  Michael Ty, CEC, AAC – American Culinary Federation (ACF)

·  Jessie M. Pavlinac, MS, RD, CSR, LD – American Dietetic Association (ADA)

·  Judith C. Rodriguez, PhD, RD, LDN, FADA – American Dietetic Association (ADA)

·  David Kong – American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)

·  Joe Martin, CHA – American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)

·  Denisa B. Cate, MS, RD, LDN, DHCFA – Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF)

·  Kris Schroeder – Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF)

·  James Hartman, CDM, CFPP – Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates (ACFSA)

·  Benson Li – Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates (ACFSA)

·  Mick Shaddock – Catering Equipment Suppliers’ Association (CESA)

·  Scott Hester – Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA)

·  Mike Amos, FMP – Council of Hotel & Restaurant Trainers (CHART)

·  Kate Shehan – Council of Hotel & Restaurant Trainers (CHART)

·  Ricky Clark, CDM, CFPP, CFSM, CCFP – Dietary Managers Association (DMA)

·  Sue Wilkins, CDM, CFPP – Dietary Managers Association (DMA)

·  Andy Haas – Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA)

·  Keith Overton, CHA – Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA)

·  Ian Hopper, FCSI – Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI)

·  John Cornyn, FCSI – Foodservice Consultants Society International – The Americas (FCSI-Americas)

·  Ed Norman, FCSI – Foodservice Consultants Society International – The Americas (FCSI-Americas)

·  Stephen McGarry – Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association (FEDA)

·  Scott Givot, CCP – International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP)

·  Cynthia Glover – International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP)

·  Cynthia S. Deale, PhD – International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (I-CHRIE)

·  William H. Samenfink, PhD – International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (I-CHRIE)

·  Vicky Stennes – International Flight Services Association (IFSA)

·  Patrick J. Beach, MCFE, FMP – International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA)

·  Lorri Davidson, CFSP, CFM – International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA)

·  Malcolm Sullivan, Jr. – International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA)

·  Norb Mayrhofer – International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA)

·  Tom Sampson – International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA)

·  John Hoskinson, CFSP, CPMR, MTC401 – Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI)

·  Michael Turetzky, CFSP, CPMR, MTC301 – Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI)

·  Greg Casella, CPCE – National Association of Catering Executives (NACE)

·  Samuel A. Bennett, EdD – National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS)

·  Janet Paul Rice – National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS)

·  Ron Krueger, II – National Association of Concessionaires (NAC)

·  Geoff Hunter – National Association of Food Equipment Suppliers (NAFES)

·  Patrick Sheehy – National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR)

·  Michael Gibbons – National Restaurant Association (NRA)

·  Sally J. Smith – National Restaurant Association (NRA)

·  William L. Hyde, Jr. – National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)

·  Paul K. Angrick, CFSP – North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM)

·  Jon Geisler – Research & Development Associates for Military Food & Packaging Systems Inc. (R&DA)

·  Rick Boone – Retail Bakers of America (RBA)

·  Richard Reinwald, CMB – Retail Bakers of America (RBA)

·  Nancy Rice, MEd, RD, LD, SNS – School Nutrition Association (SNA)

·  Dora Rivas, MS, RD, SNS – School Nutrition Association (SNA)

·  Carol Bracken-Tilley – Society for Foodservice Management (SFM)

·  Ann McNally – Society for Foodservice Management (SFM)

·  Maureen Hurley – Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF)

·  Mary O’Broin – Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF)

The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) is a trade association of nearly 530 foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers providing products for food preparation, cooking, storage and table service. For more information visit www.nafem.org.

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