Executive Board

The International Association for Food Protection’s Executive Board represents a cross-section of our membership. Executive Board members volunteer their time, expertise and resources to advance IAFP’s mission and help the Association reach its short- and long-term objectives.

  • Kali  Kniel


    Kali Kniel

    University of Delaware

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  • Roger L. Cook


    Roger L. Cook

    New Zealand Food Safety

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  • Ruth  Petran

    Vice President

    Ruth Petran


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  • Michelle  Danyluk


    Michelle Danyluk

    University of Florida

    Email Michelle
  • Tim  Jackson

    Past President

    Tim Jackson

    Driscoll’s of the Americas

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  • Maria  Ma

    Affiliate Council Chairperson

    Maria Ma

    Oklahoma State University

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  • David W. Tharp

    Executive Director

    David W. Tharp

    International Association for Food Protection

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