• Unlock the Potential of the Food Science Community

Emeritus Status If you’ve been a long-time member, but have now retired, IFT can help you stay connected.

Criteria for Emeritus Status

  • Any Member or Professional Member who has retired from professional life in a remunerative capacity, and
  • has been a member of IFT for at least twenty (20) years
  • Emeritus Membership dues are $25 per year

Submit Your Request

Members who may qualify for Emeritus Status must write to:

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Attn: Kathleen A. Gorski (Emeritus Membership)
525 W. Van Buren, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60607 USA
Fax: 312.782.8348

Sheri Schellhaass

IFT is the ultimate network…a community of professionals who share the common focus of food and the enrichment that comes from the many and varied experiences of members in the field.

Sheri Schellhaass
General Mills