The Culinary Insider - June 10, 2011 (Vol. IX, Issue 13)

ACF Board of Directors Election Results for 2011–2013 Term

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

Michael Ty

President: Michael Ty, CEC®, AAC®, chef/owner, MT Cuisine LLC, Las Vegas


James Taylor

Treasurer: James Taylor, CEC®, AAC®, MBA, associate professor, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio


Thomas Macrina

Secretary: Thomas Macrina, CEC®, CCA™, HGT, AAC®, executive chef, The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Malvern, Pa.


Kyle Richardson

Vice President, Central Region: Kyle Richardson, CEC®, CCE®, CHE, AAC®, professor of culinary arts, Joliet Junior College, Joliet, Ill.


William Tillinghast

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, Philadelphia


Jeff Bacon

Vice President, Southeast Region: Jeff Bacon, CEC®, CCA®, AAC®, executive chef/program director, Triad Community Kitchen, Winston-Salem, N.C.


David Goodwin

Vice President, Western Region: David Goodwin, CEC®, CCA™, AAC®, executive chef/director of culinary operations, Culinary Solutions A La Carte, Minden, Nev.


Stafford DeCambra

Chair, American Academy of Chefs: Stafford DeCambra, CEC®, CCE®, CCA™, AAC®, corporate executive chef, PCI Gaming Authority, Atmore, Ala.


John Kinsella
R. Douglas Martinides
Catherine Mullarkey

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.