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"To fulfill human needs for a quality food supply through
science, technology and education."

This is the mission of the Southern California Institute of Food Technologists Section, and of its members. In keeping with this mission, SCIFTS is proud to bring you the latest advance in OUR journey toward its fulfillment.

2019-2020 Executive Board and Committee Chairpersons

Chairperson Olive Yao Li Cal Poly Pomona
Chair Elect Ash Husain Cedarlane Foods
Secretary Jonathon Tong Bonduelle Fresh Americas
Treasurer Dan Rosson Ingredient Consortium
Past Chair Ana Gumabon Retired
Member at Large Tierney Barting Accurate Ingredients
  Claudio Cardelli Arbras Corp.
  Brian Favela National Flavor
  Katrina Jully Joolies
  Randy Kreienbrink BI Nutraceuticals
  Holly Swartz BDS Natural
Student Representatives Suraj Meharwade Chapman University
  Erin Vaughan Cal State Los Angeles
Advertising Alfa Creative
Audit Katie Feicht    
Arrangements Alfa Creative Service
Distinguished Achievement Award Debra Topham    
Employment Christy Kadharmastan
Education and Research Grants Susan Butris
Finance Katie Feitch Asta Food Research  
Food Science Education Outreach Casey Knox Smart and Final
Golf Tournament Chris Quevedo Solryza
Historian Susan Butris
Hospitality Elizabeth Janica Accurate Ingredients  
Long Range Planning Roger Clemens
Marketing - Plant Tours/Speakers Holly Swartz BDS Naturals
Newsletter Editor Randy Kreienbrink BI Nutraceuticals
LinkedIn Jim Berg Horn
Social Media Peter van Dijken GreenBoy Group  
Membership Gregg Tamai Sapphire Flavors and Fragrances  
  Janine Neal SPI Group  
New Professionals Efran Tash Beach Body
Nominations Ana Gumabon Retired  
SCFIC Ash Husain Cedarlane Foods  
Scholarships Denise Brannon Kelly Scientific  
Standard Operation Procedues Bonnie McKeever Gosline Westco Chemicals
Student Affairs/Travel Grants Jill Golden    
Suppliers' Night Dan Rosson Ingredient Consortium


July 12-15, 2020

Virtural Event
Chicago, IL

September 16, 2020

Dinner Meeting
Monterey Park

October 21, 2020

Dinner Meeting

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