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Student Chapters

Discover the global reach of the science of food community by connecting with a student chapter. With an IFTSA Chapter, you can make connections with the local food industry, demonstrate your food science expertise to elementary school students, participate in competitions and awards, and forge lasting friendships. Locate your chapter below and reach out now to explore opportunities for involvement.

International Student Chapters

Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral
President: Andrea A. Sornoza Vera
Advisor: Moncayo Guzman Antonio Fernando

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Campus Querétaro
President: Maria José Vázquez Rico
Advisor: Ruben Zarrago-Alcantar

McGill University
President: Ririka Saito
Advisor: Varoujan Yaylayan

Middle East Technical University (Turkey)
President: Beyda Cantekin
Advisor: Halil Mecit Öztop

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Campus Monterrey
President: Luisa Jimena Liceaga Martínez
Advisor: Dra. Rebeca García García

Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola – USIL (Peru)
President: Verannia Juarez Vargas
Advisor: Luis Olivera Montenegro

University of British Columbia
Co-Presidents: Cindy Nguyen, Chili Cheung
Advisor: Patricia Hingston

University of Guelph
President: Emily Lin
Advisor: Loong-Tak Lim

University of Puerto Rico

U.S. Student Chapters

Alabama A&M University
President: Kennedy Ward
Advisor: Dr. Josh Herring

Brigham Young University
President: Hannah Broadbent
Advisor: Michael Dunn

California Polytechnic State University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona)
President: Huihao Chen
Advisor: Xu Yang

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly SLO)
President: Simon Lam
Advisor: Samir Amin

California State University, Fresno
President: Ciara Danay Hernandez
Advisor: Erin Dormedy

California State University, Long Beach
President: Brenda Romaguera
Advisor: Cheryl Rock

California State University, Los Angeles
President: Celina Garcia
Advisor: Sunil Mangalassary

California State University, Northridge

Chapman University
President: Christianne Yapor
Advisor: Lilian Were Senger

Clemson University
President: Dina Graves
Advisor: George Cavender

Cornell University
President: Christian Binks
Advisor: Christopher Loss

Delaware Valley University
President: Julia Fredericks
Advisor: Laura Herbst

Florida A&M University
President: Kennedy Wilson
Advisor: Vijay Chhetri

Iowa State University
President: Giuliana Esposito
Advisor: Kathrine Gilbert

Kansas State University
President: Griffin Cummings
Advisor: Dr. Valentina Trinetta

Louisiana State University
President: Aakankshya Dhakal
Advisor: Joan King

Michigan State University
President: Alyssa Chechak
Advisor: Jeffrey Swada

Mississippi State University
President: Macie Bishop
Advisor: Dr. Courtney Crist

North Carolina State University
President: Rayce Ely
Advisor: Deepti Salvi

North Dakota State University
President: Anto Pradeep Raja Charles
Advisor: Anuradha Vegi

Oklahoma State University
President: Lauren Fenton
Advisor: William McGlynn

Oregon State University
President: Madeleine Enriquez
Advisor: Lisbeth Goddik

Purdue University
President: Hayley Wong Liony
Advisor: Mike Caffee

Rutgers University
President: Rudra Gohil
Advisor: Don Schaffner

San Jose State University
President: Mekky Moges
Advisor: XI Feng

South Dakota State University

Texas A&M University
President: Maddie Shults
Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Creasy

The Ohio State University
President: Isabelle Kocz
Advisor: Mary Kay Pohlschneider

The Pennsylvania State University
Co-Presidents: Laura Taraboletti and Sydney McMurrary
Advisor: Josephine Wee

Tuskegee University
President: Vanessa Njoku
Advisor: Adelia Covell-Benjamin

University of Arizona
President: Luis Andres Rodriguez Medina
Advisor: Tedley Pihl

University of Arkansas
President: Anna Mays
Advisor: Morgan Denzer

University of California, Davis
President: Saanya Gupta
Advisor: Edward Spang

University of Connecticut
President: Jodie Allen
Advisor: Abhinav Upadhyay

University of Delaware
President: Sarah Slotnick
Advisor: Kali-Kniel

University of Florida
President: Evelyn Neilson
Advisor: Herschel Johnson

University of Georgia
President: Ujjalpreet Kaur Dhatt
Advisor: Kaitlyn Casulli

University of Idaho/Washington State University
President: Hallie Simpson
Advisor: Dr. Unlu and Dr. Lee

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
President: Sarah Batka
Advisor: Sihui Ma

University of Kentucky
President: Audrey Wirasakti
Advisor: Rachel Schendel

University of Maine
President: Alex Pierce
Advisor: Jennifer Perry

University of Maryland
President: Derek Konsen
Advisor: Abani Pradhan

University of Massachusetts Amherst
President: Lily Saad
Advisor: Matthew Moore

University of Minnesota
President: Ruthresh Kumar Sendil Kumar
Advisor: Kumar Mallikarjunan

University of Missouri-Columbia

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
President: Mary Morran
Advisor: Byron Chaves-Elizondo

University of Tennessee Knoxville
President: Hannah Lansbury
Advisor: Vermont Dia Grants

University of Wisconsin-Madison
President: Tyler Schroepfer
Advisor: Rich Hartel

Utah State University
President: Audrey Lidgard
Advisor: Dr. Marie Walsh

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
President: Liv Huselton and Olivia Allison
Advisor: Renee Boyer

Wayne State University

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