IFT Iowa Section Executive Committee 2016 - 2017 - Institute of Food Technologists Iowa Section

IFT Iowa Section Executive Committee 2016 - 2017

Angela Shaw - IA IFT PresidentPresident / Chair

Dr. Angela Shaw, PhD

Iowa State University - Assistant Professor of Food Safety in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition


"My favorite part of Iowa Section IFT is the learning about the newest food products and technology within the food industry at each of the section meetings."


President Elect

Krista Gent

Grain Processing Corporation - Associate Food Scientist


"I love touring all of the different food industry facilities in Iowa."


Past President

Brittany Bailey

National Pork Board - Manager, Retail Marketing & Innovation


"I enjoy the opportunity to network and speak with my peers in the Iowa food industry, and the awesome tours. The hospitality and willingness of Iowa food companies to open their doors to a large group for an industry tour always amazes me."



Mackenzie Russo

Kemin Industries - Marketing Specialist


"My favorite part of IAIFT is the ability to connect with colleagues across Iowa. As someone who doesn't have much of a science background, I always learn a ton from my peers in IAIFT and gain knowledge I wouldn't have otherwise."



Shannon Coleman

Iowa State University - Assistant Professor / Extension Specialist


"I enjoy connecting with colleagues around the state."


Member-at-Large ('14 - '17)

Jenna Williams

Aerotek - Account Manager


"I enjoy networking with professionals within the industry and touring different facilities across Iowa."


Member-at-Large ('15 - '18)

Laura Weigel

Aerotek - Scientific Account Manager


"My favorite part about IFT is learning more about food science and networking with students and professionals within the industry!"


Member-at-Large ('16 - '19)

Todd Van Thomme

Nyemaster Good P.C. - Shareholder and Patent Attorney


"My favorite parts of the IAIFT are the friendly professional networking, the programming and the ability to meet really intelligent (and did I say friendly) food scientists that make up the membership. I also really enjoy learning about all the various food science companies and innovative products produced right here in Iowa."


Graduate Student Representative

Nicole Gaudino

Iowa State University Graduate Student - Food Science Major


"I enjoy meeting new people."


Undergraduate Student Representative

Kori Beisbier

Iowa State University Undergraduate Student


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