Board of Directors
The Partnership for Food Safety Education is lead by a volunteer Board of Directors that represent both public and private sectors. The Board of Directors’ expertise and leadership furthers our mission to end illness and death from foodborne infection in the United States.
Hilary Thesmar, PhD, RD, CFS, Chairman (elected May 2016), and Vice President of Food Safety Programs- Food Marketing Institute.
Kathy Means, CAE, Vice Chairman, Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs- Produce Marketing Association
Stan Hazan, Senior Director of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs-NSF International
Brian Bedard, Executive Director- GMA Science and Education Foundation
Patricia Buck, Executive Director – Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention
Joseph Corby, Executive Director- Association of Food and Drug Officials
Donna Garren, Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs- American Frozen Food Institute
Judy Harrison, PhD, Professor and Extension Food Specialist- Dept. of Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia
Steve Larsen, PhD, Director of Pork Safety- National Pork Board
[Picture Not Available] Howard Magwire, Consultant
David Tharp, CAE, Executive Director and CEO – International Association for Food Protection