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AHF Elects New Board Members

New board members for healthcare foodservice association will serve two year terms beginning August 1

The Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) recently held an election for the newest members of its board of directors and nominating committee. The newly elected board will serve a two-year term beginning August 1, 2011. Newly elected members will join the 2012 Board: Patti Oliver (President), Joyce Scott-Smith (Secretary), Lisette Coston (Treasurer), Denisa Cate (Immediate Past President), Kris Schroeder (Past President), Raquel Bulford-Frazer (Director), Dan Henroid (Director), Jacqueline Sikoski (Director), as well as Barbara Kane (IAB Chair).

“We are delighted to have these talented individuals join the 2012 leadership team,” said Denisa Cate, current AHF President. “We appreciate everyone that took the time to vote and offer their support in advocating for self-operated healthcare foodservice.”

The newly elected Board of Directors is as follows:


Beth Yesford, MS, FACHE, FMP
Senior Director, Food & Nutrition, Environmental Services, Laundry
Providence Hospital
Washington, DC


Randy Sparrow
Director Food, Nutrition & Environmental Services
Indiana University Health Bloomington
Bloomington, IN


Tony Almeida, DHCFA
Director Food & Nutrition
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ


Julie Jones, MS, RD, LD
Director of Nutrition
Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, OH

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