Office Name Company
Chair Valerie Hansen Independant Contractor
Chair Elect, Website Nathan Ballard Ramsey Popcorn Co. Inc.
Past Chair Jim Gorley Brenntag
Secretary Giselle Berwager Technical Food Sales
Treasurer Charlie Staff CS Associates
Member at Large Clair Hicks
University of Kentucky
Member at Large Adam Brock Papa Johns
Member at Large Steve Haines White Castle
Student Representative Luxi Meng University of Kentucky
Supplier’s Night Susan Tomassetti Retired
Golf Outing Jordan Stivers Blendex

Nominations Committee: Jim Gorley
Scholarship Committee: Charlie Staff, Clair Hicks, Giselle Berwager
Audit Committee: Charlie Staff, Charlie Bertalan

Position Descriptions
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