NAFEM presents 2019 honorary DFS awards

ORLANDO – NAFEM congratulates the recipients of its Doctorate of Foodservice (DFS) award, presented at each NAFEM show to allied hospitality association leaders in recognition of their contributions to the industry. Honorees were recognized at the All-Industry Awards Breakfast during The NAFEM Show, Thursday, Feb. 7, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy)

Mary Russell, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, President
Donna S. Martin, EdS, RDN, LD, SNS, FAND, Immediate Past President

American Culinary Federation (ACF)

Stafford T. DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, WCMC, AAC, President

Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF)

Martha Rardin, MS, RDN, CD, FAND, President
David Reeves, MBA, Immediate Past President

Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates (ACFSA)

Jessica Harlow, CDM, CFSM, President

Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP)

Sharon K. Vermeer, CDM, CFPP, Chair of the Board
Kenneth Hanson, CPM, CDM, CFPP, Past Chair of the Board

Catering Equipment Suppliers’ Association (CESA)

John Whitehouse, Chairman

Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA)

John P. Schwindt, President

Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART)

Gabe Hosler, President
Michele Lange, CHT, Immediate Past President

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA)

Kevin Speidel, Chairman
Don M. Fox, Immediate Past Chairman

Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI)

Martin Rahmann, FCSI, Worldwide President

FCSI – The Americas (FCSI-TA)

William J. Caruso, FFCSI, Division Chair

Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association (FEDA)

Mason Greene, CFSP, Chairman

International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE)

Amit Sharma, PhD, President

International Flight Services Association (IFSA)

Paul Platamone
Jane Bernier-Tran, Chairperson

International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA)

Richard F. Weil, CFE, Chairman of the Board
Edward H. Manley, MCFBD, Immediate Past Chairman

International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA)

William R. McClellan, Chairman
Ben Shanley, Immediate Past Chairman

Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry (MAFSI)

Chris Jeens, CPMR, President

National Association for Catering and Events (NACE)

Edmond DiAntonio, CPCE, CMP, President
Donnell G. Bayot, PhD, CPCE, CHE, CFBE, Immediate Past President

National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS)

Robert Holden, President
Patricia Klos, Immediate Past President

National Association of Concessionaires (NAC)

Andrew Cretors, ACS, President

National Restaurant Association (NRA)

Jay Stieber, Chair
Jeffery W. Davis, Immediate Past Chair

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)

Sam J. Facchini, FMP, Chair
Gregory J. Hamer, Immediate Past Chair

North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM)

Kevin Fink, CFSP, Immediate Past President

Research & Development Associates for Military Food & Packaging Systems Inc. (R&DA)

Daniel Weil, Chairman of the Board

Retail Bakers of America (RBA)

John Lupo, CMB, President

School Nutrition Association (SNA)

Gay Anderson, SNS, President
Lynn Harvey, EDD, RDN, SNS, Immediate Past President

Society for Hospitality and Foodservice Management (SHFM)

Rob Geile, CFSP, President
Victoria E. Vega, FMP, Immediate Past President

NAFEM is a trade association of more than 550+ foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers providing products for food preparation, cooking, storage and table service.