Vickie Kloeris, M.S., CFS

Vickie KloerisKloeris has a bachelor’s of science in microbiology and a master’s degree in food science and technology, both from Texas A&M University. Kloeris came to work at Johnson Space Center as a food scientist in 1985. From 1985 through 1989, she was employed by NASA contractors in positions related to space food processing and provisioning. Since 1989, Ms. Kloeris has been employed by NASA as the Subsystem Manager for the Shuttle Food System. In January of 2000, Ms. Kloeris assumed the additional duties of managing the Space Station food system and the Space Food Systems Laboratory. In her current position as Manager of Flight Food Systems she is responsible for the operation and continuing development of the Shuttle and International Space Station food systems. Kloeris is an active member of the Institute of Food Technologists and currently serves on the Advisory Council for the Institute of Food Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University.