To get started, make sure your club meets the general requirements below. After that, the application process is a breeze.
Applying to Become and IFTSA Chapter
To become an IFTSA Chapter, your club must meet the following requirements:
To apply for IFTSA Chapter status:
Your food science club must put together a petition letter which includes the following:
Submit your petition letter and supporting documents to the IFT Student Association (IFTSA) Staff Liaison, Amy Clarke Sievers.
Once your club has submitted the necessary paperwork, the IFTSA Board of Directors will review and vote on your petition. If the IFTSA Board of Directors approves your chapter, a recommendation is made to the IFT Board of Directors for your club to be an official chapter of IFTSA.
The timeline for this process varies depending on when meetings are planned for both boards.
Once your chapter is an official chapter of IFTSA, you must complete the annual requirements to remain a current chapter.