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May 7-10, 2018

Rosemont, Illinois

Donald Stephens Convention Center

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2018 Educational Advisory Board (EAB)

EAB-logo Educational Program Developed For the Industry By the Industry

The Food Safety Summit educational content is selected, developed and presented in large part by the 2018 EAB. This highly motivated, volunteer group is made up of industry leaders representing all key areas that are important to food safety professionals including Manufacturing, Foodservice, Regulatory, Academia, Retail and Distribution. 

 

Retail

woodSharon Wood
Director, Quality Assurance - Food Safety
H-E-B

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kelleherGillian Kelleher
VP, Food Safety & QA,
Wegmans Food Markets

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kunduruMahipal Kunduru, PhD
VP, QA,
Topco Associates

 

wilsonCraig Wilson
VP, GMM,
Costco Wholesale Corporation

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Foodservice

dohertyJames Doherty
Director, QA and Food Safety,
Sodexo

 

dunnMichael Dunn
Supply Chain and Brand Safety, QC/QA,
Five Guys

 

hernandezJorge Hernandez
Chief Food Safety Officer,
Wholesome International 

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zimmermanJohn Zimmerman
VP, QA & Food Safety,
First Watch Restaurants

 

 

Manufacturing

amelangJay Amelang
VP of Continuous Improvement,
Plumrose USA

 

birkettSharon Birkett
VP, North America Quality and Food Protection, 
OSI Group, LLC

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danielsWill Daniels
President
Fresh Integrity Group, LLC

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menke-schaenzerJoan Menke-Schaenzer
Chief Quality Officer, 
Van Drunen Farms/ FutureCeuticals

 

Regulatory

corbyJoe Corby
Executive Director,
Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO)

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lewisGlenda Lewis, M.S.P.H.
Director, Retail Food Protection Staff,
FDA

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liangArthur Liang, MD, MPH
Senior Advisor for Food Safety,
CDC

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parishMickey Parish
Senior Science Advisor,
FDA

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Distribution

bhattChirag Bhatt, RS, CCFS
Regulatory & Technical Services,
Sysco Corporation

 

freidmanRyan Friedman
Regional Director, Food Safety
Sysco Corporation

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hameltonMelanie Hamelton
Director Supplier FSQA,
US Foods

 

 

Academia

jaykusLee-Ann Jaykus, PhD
William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor & NoroCORE Scientific Director,
NC State

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schaffnerDonna Schaffner, MS
Assoc. Director, Food Safety, QA & Training, 
Rutgers University

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spinkJohn Spink, PhD
Director & Assistant Professor,
MSU

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General

adesGary Ades, PhD
President,
G&L Consulting Group

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feldsteinFaye Feldstein
Senior Advisor
Deloitte Consulting

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henryCraig Henry, PhD
Food Safety Consultant,
Intro Inc.

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stevensShawn Stevens
National Food Industry Lawyer,
Food Industry Council, LLC

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westerPatricia Wester
President,
PA Wester Consulting

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