The Polls Are Closed, and the New IFTSA Board of Directors Are…

By IFTSA The IFTSA elections came to an end on Thursday, March 13, 2014 and I am excited to announce to you the 2014-2015 IFTSA Board of Directors. This year’s election was one of the best that I have seen during my time in IFTSA. I would like to say thank you to all of the candidates who ran in hopes of being elected to the IFTSA Board of Directors.  We are still conducting interviews for the appointed positions in IFTSA for next year, and are planning to announce these positions by mid-April. In addition to the appointed positions, we are also looking to fill spots on several task forces. If you would like to get more involved with IFTSA, please reach out to a current or future IFTSA officers for more information.  Thank you again to everyone for your participation in this year’s election, and I look forward to seeing you at the Annual Meeting and Food Expo in June! Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Elected Officers of IFTSA!





Jay Gilbert

Purdue University


Amy DeJong

University of Wisconsin – Madison

Past President

Jonathan Baugher

North Carolina State University

Central Atlantic Area Representative

Robert Price

North Carolina State University

Midwest Area Representative

Jacob Farr

The Ohio State University

Mountain West Area Representative

Emma Sandquist

California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

North Atlantic Area Representative

Jennifer Komaiko

University of Massachusetts – Amherst

North Central Area Representative

Hanna Fuller (Hansen)

Iowa State University

Pacific West Area Representative

Evann Dufort

University of California – Davis

South Central Area Representative

Ryan Barnes

Texas A&M University

Southeast Area Representative

Fredreana Hester

Alabama A&M University

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