Advisory Council

Greg Buckley
Senior Director
PepsiCo*

Dr. Frank Busta
Professor Emeritus 
University of Minnesota

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois
Associate Dean CME
University of Guelph*

David Crean
Staff Officer Global R&D 
Mars Inc.*

Caroline Smith DeWaal
Director
Center for Science in the Public Interest

Arash Eskandari
Program Manager Food 
Intertek Group*

Amy Evans
Consultant – Secretariat GFSP 
World Bank

Angela Fernandez
Vice President – Grocery Retail & CPG
GS1 US*

Dr. Robert Gravani
Professor
Cornell University

Dave Harlan
Director Global Food Safety Risk Management 
Cargill Inc.*

Simon Johansen
Senior Director
Lyngsoe Systems A/S*

Gillian Kelleher
Vice President Food Safety & QA, 
Wegmans Food Markets*

Amy Kircher
Director
National Center for Food Protection and Defense

Derek Kirchner
Director
HEB Own Brand Quality Assurance*

Mike Lowry
President
Lowry Solutions*

   

Douglas Macdonald
Vice President of Industry Marketing
Trace One* 

Dr. Douglas Marshall
Chief Scientific Officer 
Eurofins Microbiology Laboratories Inc.* 

Steve Mavity
Senior Vice President Technical Services 
National Fisheries Institute*

George McCaw
Director of Food Safety and Traceability Programs
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Food (OMAF) 

Dr. Jennifer McEntire
Senior Director
The Acheson Group

Kenneth Petersen
Chief, Audit Services Branch
United States Department of Agriculture 

Lowell Randel
Vice President
Global Cold Chain Alliance*

Dr. Don Schaffner
Professor Rutgers University
International Association for Food Protection*

Dr. Hilary Thesmar
Vice President Food Safety Programs 
Food Marketing Institute*

Ed Treacy
Vice President Supply Chain Efficiencies 
Produce Marketing Association*

Dr. Ian Williams
Chief, Outbreak Response and Convention Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Shao Wei
Chinese Institute of Food Science
and Technology *

Corey Wright
International Trade Specialist
US Commerce Department

Frank Yiannas
Vice President Food Safety
Wal-Mart Inc.*

*Sponsor