Vickie Kloeris is a food scientist at NASA-Johnson Space Center in Houston managing the food system for the International Space Station. She is a Texas native and has been married to her husband, Steven, for more than 36 years. She enjoys participating in STEM outreach activities, especially those promoting food science, and has done numerous such activities through the Johnson Space Center Speaker’s Bureau during her career. Her spare time is most often spent playing with their yellow lab, Emma. She and Steve also are active in their church and love to travel.
Vickie has been a member of IFT for almost 40 years. At the national level, she has previously served as a member of the Teaching and Learning Workgroup, Annual Meeting Scientific Program Advisory Panel, Continuing Technical Education Committee and served as Chair of the Food Microbiology Subpanel, as well as having served on several award juries over the years. Section and division wise she held multiple offices in the old Texas Section and is now a Member-at-Large with the Alamo Section and a member of the Food Microbiology Division.
BS in Microbiology from Texas A & M University
MS in Food Science from Texas A & M University