The Culinary Insider - June 10, 2011 (Vol. IX, Issue
ACF Board of Directors Election Results for 2011–2013
Mark Kent, CEC®, chair of the American Culinary Federation
Inc.’s (ACF) Nominations & Elections Committee, announced
today at 10:03 a.m. EST the results of the ACF Board of Directors
national election for the 2011–2013 term. According to the results
tallied by Survey & Ballot Systems, Eden Prairie, Minn., the
following candidates secured the majority vote and will serve as the
national ACF board of directors for a two-year term that begins at the
board’s installation during the President’s Grand Ball at
the 2011 ACF National Convention, Dallas, July 26. More
President: Michael Ty, CEC®, AAC®, chef/owner, MT Cuisine
LLC, Las Vegas
Treasurer: James Taylor, CEC®, AAC®, MBA, associate
professor, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio
Secretary: Thomas Macrina, CEC®, CCA™, HGT, AAC®,
executive chef, The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Malvern,
Vice President, Central Region: Kyle Richardson, CEC®,
CCE®, CHE, AAC®, professor of culinary arts, Joliet Junior
College, Joliet, Ill.
Vice President, Northeast Region: William Tillinghast, CEC®,
AAC®, MBA, director of culinary and pastry programs, The
International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Philadelphia,
Vice President, Southeast Region: Jeff Bacon, CEC®, CCA®,
AAC®, executive chef/program director, Triad Community Kitchen,
Vice President, Western Region: David Goodwin, CEC®, CCA™,
AAC®, executive chef/director of culinary operations, Culinary
Solutions A La Carte, Minden, Nev.
Chair, American Academy of Chefs: Stafford DeCambra, CEC®,
CCE®, CCA™, AAC®, corporate executive chef, PCI Gaming
Authority, Atmore, Ala.
John Kinsella, CMC®, CCE®, WGMC, AAC®, senior
supervising chef, Midwest Culinary Institute, Cincinnati, will continue
to serve on the board as immediate past president. In addition, R.
Douglas Martinides, vice president of food & beverage development at
ARAMARK Strategic Assets, Philadelphia, and Catherine Mullarkey, Esq.,
attorney-at-law, Smithtown, N.Y., who were voted in as members at-large
at the November 2010 Board of Directors’ meeting, will remain on
the board serving out two-year terms.