Board of Directors

The Partnership for Food Safety Education is led by a skilled volunteer Board of Directors. The Board of Directors’ expertise and leadership furthers our mission to end illness and death from foodborne illness in the United States.

 Kathy Means green Kathy Means, CAE, Chairman (elected May 2018), Vice President of Demand Creation and Consumer Affairs- Produce Marketing Association
Read support statement, Kathy Means.
 Thomas Gremillion Thomas Gremillion, Vice Chair (elected May 2018), Director, Food Policy Institute, Consumer Federation of America
Read support statement, Thomas Gremillion.
 Patricia Buck  Patricia Buck, Executive Director – Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention
 Harold Chase  Harold Chase, Legislative Director – NSF International
 Dan Fone Dan Fone, Senior Director, US Food Safety – WalMart Stores
Shauna Henley Shauna C. Henley, PhD, Family & Consumer Sciences Educator, University of Maryland Extension
Read support statement – Shauna Henley
Howard Magwire Howard Magwire, Consultant
Mandernach, Steven Steven Mandernach, Executive Director, Association of Food and Drug Officials
Michael Roberson Michael Roberson, MS, CFS, CP-FS, Director of Corporate Quality Assurance, Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Read support statement, Michael Roberson
DavidTharp David Tharp, CAE, Executive Director and CEO – International Association for Food Protection
Food Marketing Institute 2012 Employee Portraits Contact Food Marketing Institute 202-452-8444 Heather Garlich Caroline Evertz Hilary Thesmar, PhD, RD, CFS, and Vice President of Food Safety Programs- Food Marketing Institute.
Read support statement, Hilary Thesmar.
William Weichelt William L. Weichelt, Director, Food Safety & Industry Relations, National Restaurant Association