Membership Information


Join our fellow professionals in a dynamic organization.  Our meetings are a learning experience while networking with people of similar interests.  To join WNYIFT, please print out the membership application, fill it out and mail it to with the dues.  If you are a member of national IFT, you can do the same, or you can pay your NYIFT dues together with the national IFT at renewal time.  The yearly dues are only $6.00.  

Members of the Western NY IFT are professionals involved in various segments of the food industry, academia and government.  Areas of expertise include:

  • Product Development
  • Research & Development
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Packaging
  • Food Processing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Sensory Science
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Purchasing
  • Nutrition
  • Toxicology
  • Food Safety
  • Food Service
  • Regulatory

Membership Benefits include the following:

You can download a membership form by clicking here (PDF format) or by clicking here (DOC format).  Please fill it out and mail it with your payment to:

Sherri vonHahmann
WNYIFT Secretary
63 Lanoche Ct., Amherst, NY 14221
Tel: (716) 812-6455

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Membership Directory 

Networking is a strong resource.  Would you be interested to have a directory of all WNYIFT members here?  Would you agree to have your name and contact info listed?  If you have an answer to any of these questions, please email us at  Depending on the general opinion, a directory may come up soon.  Thank you for your input!


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