The Academy Chair and Vice Chair serve a two-year term. The Academy Chair is a member of the American Culinary Federation Board of Directors.
The Academy Vice Chair is a member of the American Culinary Federation Foundation Board of Trustees.
Ballots will be mailed on May 1 and must be returned by June 1 in the return envelope provided.
The newly elected Academy Chair and Vice Chair will assume their duties at the close of the 2013 American Culinary Federation National Convention.
Frank Leake, CCC, CCE, AAC, chair of the AAC nominations and elections committee is pleased to announce the following candidates have been validated as candidates for the upcoming election.
Stafford DeCambra, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC
Candidate for AAC Chair
I was honored by the nomination and have accepted the challenge to continue the surge forward in my involvement and to continue my dedication and contribution to make a positive difference for the future of the American Academy of Chefs, of the American Culinary Federation and foremost our culinary profession.
Mark Wright, CEC, AAC
Candidate for AAC Vice Chair
It is with great honor and pride that I have been re-nominated for the Vice Chair of the American Academy of Chefs, the prestigious honor society of the American Culinary Federation. I look forward to continuing my service and working closely with Chef Stafford DeCambra and all the Academy fellows, strengthening the close bond and continuing the programs we have set forth.