2017 National Conference Task Force

Please direct any conference inquiries to our NACUFS Conference Office or call 517-332-2494.

Conference Chair
Kirk Rodriguez
Texas Tech University

Conference Co-Chair
Shawn Henry
University of Oklahoma  

Culinary Challenge Chair
Dewey McMurrey
Texas Tech University

Education Co-Chair
Lisa Eberhart
North Carolina State University

Education Co-Chair
Mike Betzold
Texas Tech University

Food and Beverage Co-Chair
David Deason
Texas Tech University

Food and Beverage Co-Chair
Barbara Sieger
Vanderbilt University

Food and Beverage Co-Chair
Bill Claypool
Vanderbilt University

Industry Liaison
Meredith Austin
Tyson Foods, Inc

Marketing/Technology Chair
Emily Arrington
Georgia Southern University 

Registration/­Volunteers Chair
Susan Van Gigch
University of Georgia

Sponsorship Chair
Randy Lait
North Carolina State University

Sponsorship Co-Chair
Darla Stewart
University of Texas - Austin 

Showcase Chair
Frank Henry
University of Oklahoma 

Transportation/Tours Chair
Bill McCartney
East Carolina University

NACUFS Staff Liaison
Melissa Aldrich
NACUFS