Foodservice Equipment Reports

New Leaders Take Their Seats On ANFP’s Board

New officers and directors have been installed on the board of the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals. The 2013-14 board, as elected by the membership, took office during ANFP’s recent National Leadership Conference in Savannah, Ga. All board members have earned their CDM, CFPP designations.

  • Board Chair: Paula Bradley, foodservice director-Protection Valley Manor, Protection, Kan. She succeeds Ginger Cater.
  • Chair Elect: Kathryn Massey, certified dietary manager-Floyd Valley Hospital, LeMars, Iowa.
  • Secretary Treasurer: Janice Hemel, certified dietary manager-Lane County Hospital and Long Term Care, Dighton, Kan.


Two new CDM, CFPP directors at large took office during ANFP’s National Leadership Conference. Richard Hoelzel, FMP, corporate executive chef-Morrison Senior Living, Cabot, Ark., and Sherri Williams, MHS, director-nutrition services for Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville, Ark., are both new CDM, CFPP directors-at-large. They join veterans Terri Edens, corporate dietary manager field supervisor-Heritage Enterprises, Bloomington, Ill.; Michael Roddey, CEC, CCE, FMP, president-Gastronomic Services & Consulting, Altoona, Pa.; Sharon Vermeer, dietary manager-Orange City Area Health System, Orange City, Iowa; and Cathy Wheatley, foodservice director-Royal Oaks/Pathways, Windsor, Mo.

Kevin Loughran, director-support services for food and dining at Healthcare Services Group, Bensalem, Pa., joins Jeff Patton, v.p.-procurement at Brookdale Senior Living, Brentwood, Tenn., on the ANFP Board as a director-at-large representing industry.

Beth Naber, MS, RD, director of senior living-healthcare at U.S. Foods, Canton, Mich., joins Teri Kopp, healthcare account development/consultant-Hubert Co., Harrison, Ohio, as a supplier member. Deb Dawson, nutrition services director-Bishop Drumm Care Center, Johnston, Iowa, has been appointed as the liaison to Healthcare Caterers International.

The St. Charles, Ill.-based association was established in 1960 with a mission to positioning the Certified Dietary Manager as the expert in foodservice management and food safety. ANFP has more than 14,000 professional members.