Michele Perchonok

Michele Perchonok

Here in the United States, we are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday that revolves around two things that are very important to me: giving thanks, and food. When the holiday rolls around each November, I cannot help but reflect on my time with IFT, because truth be told, there are only a few things I am more thankful for than my experience with this association.

I joined IFT in 1977, during my first year of graduate school at Cornell University. This is before IFTSA even existed, so a…

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About the Author

Michele Perchonok, PhD, CFS
IFT President, 2018–2019
[email protected]
Michele Perchonok