Advisory Council and Sponsors

The Global Food Traceability Center (GFTC) is supported by the work of these dedicated advisors and sponsors.

Advisory Council

Dan Fone
Sr. Director II - US Food Safety SME

Stephen Neel
Senior Technical Director
Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA)

Tim Jackson
Vice President
Food Safety, Regulatory and Social Compliance
Driscoll’s of the Americas

Lucelena Angarita
Director, Supply Chain Systems & Standards 
Independent Purchasing Cooperative

Craig Wilson
Vice President, QA & Food Safety 

Kathleen Wybourn
Director Food & Beverages Supply Chain & Assurance Services

Brian Nash
Senior Director, Sustainability

Jason P. Bashura, MPH, RS
Sr. Manager, Global Food Defense

Amy Childress
Vice President, Marketing & Planning Cargo Solutions
Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions

Jennifer van de Ligt, PhD
Associate Director
Food Protection and Defense Institute
University of Minnesota 

Jennifer McEntire, PhD
Vice President, Food Safety and Technology
United Fresh Produce Association 

John Spink, PhD
Director & Assistant Director, Food Fraud Initiative
Michigan State University 

Sean J. Leighton
Vice President - Quality & Food Safety

Hilary Thesmar, PhD
Vice President Food Safety Programs 
Food Marketing Institute

Ed Treacy
Vice President Supply Chain Efficiencies 
Produce Marketing Association

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