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    Steering Committee

    Steering Committee members are professionals
    from key stakeholder organizations representing
    food industry associations, extension educators
    and regulators.
    The Steering Committee helps
    identify the training needs and commodity -or
    sector-specific materials and resources that may
    be adapted or adopted by the Alliance in fulfilling
    its mission, and in drafting training modules and units.

    Committee Members

    John T. Allan, III, MS
    Vice President, Regulatory Affairs &
    International Standards
    International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA)

    Glenn Black, PhD
    Director of Operations, Food Protection
    Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)

    Robert E. Brackett, PhD
    IIT Vice President and Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health
    Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)
    Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)

    Benjamin Chapman, PhD
    Assistant Professor and Food Safety Specialist
    North Carolina State University


    Claudia Coles
    Administrator, Office of Compliance & Outreach,
    Food Safety Consumer Services
    Washington State Department of Agriculture

    Debra DeVlieger
    Consumer Safety Officer
    Bainbridge Island Resident Post
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Nancy Doyle
    Integrated Food Safety Staff
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Division of Human Resources and Development (DHRD)


    David Fairfield
    Director of Feed Services
    National Grain and Feed Association

    Donna Garren, PhD
    Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs
    American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI)

    David Gombas, PhD
    Senior Vice President, Food Safety and Technology
    United Fresh Produce Association

    Kathy Gombas
    Senior Advisor
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    John T. Hoffman
    Senior Research Fello
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    National Center for Food Protection and Defense
    University of Minnesota

    Sonya M. Lambkin
    Consumer Safety Officer, Post-Market Compliance Team
    Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM)
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    John Larkin, PhD
    NCFPD Research Director
    University of Minnesota

    Anita MacMullan
    Agricultural Program Specialist
    North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services,
    Food and Drug Protection Division


    Jianghong Meng, DVM, MPVM, PhD
    Director and Professor
    Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN)
    University of Maryland

    Ramkishan Rao, PhD
    Adjunct Professor, Department of Food Science
    Cornell University


    Don Schaffner, PhD
    Professor and Director, Center for Advanced Food Technology
    Rutgers University

    Jenny Scott
    Senior Advisor
    Office of Food Safety
    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Guy E. Skinner, PhD
    Research Food Technologist
    NCFST/FDA Division of Food Processing Science and Technology

    Katherine M.J. Swanson, PhD
    President, KMJ Swanson Food Safety, Inc.
    FSPCA Project Manager, Curriculum Development
    Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance

    Pat Tovey
    Director, Technology and Regulatory Compliance
    Pet Food Institute (PFI)

    W. Henry Turlington, PhD
    Director of Quality and Manufacturing Regulatory Affairs
    American Feed Industry Association (AFIA)

    Purnendu C. Vasavada, PhD
    FSPCA Project Manager, Outreach
    Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance


    Robert D. Waltz, PhD
    State Chemist and Seed Commissioner
    Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO)

    Jason Wan, PhD
    Associate Director and Research Professor
    Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)
    Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)

    Janet Williams
    FDA / ORA Training Officer
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Gerald Wojtala
    Executive Director
    International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI)

    NEW! Meeting Summaries
    Links to Meeting Summaries Below

    Committee Meetings

    2014 Meetings
    January 8
    February 12
    March 12
    April 9
    May 14
    June 11
    September 9-10
    October 8
    November 12
    December 9-10

    2013 Meetings


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