Steering Committee

Steering Committee members are professionals from key stakeholder organizations representing food ndustry 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
Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Vice President,
Director, Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH)
and FSPCA Coordinator

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 Fellow
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

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

Ramkishan Rao, PhD
National Program Leader, Food Science and Technology

Committee Meetings

2015 Meetings
January 14
February 11
March 11
April 15
May 13-14
June 10
July 15
August 12
September 8
October 14

2014 Meetings

2013 Meetings