ACF Nominations and Elections Committee Election
The Nominations and Elections Committee shall facilitate the nominations process and supervise the election of the National and Regional Officers within the American Culinary Federation (ACF) in accordance with policies and procedures established by the Board of Directors.
Elections for the Nominations and Elections Chair and Committee Members will be held electronically September 19–October 3, 2023. Ballots will be emailed to compliant Chapter Presidents.
The Committee’s term will begin immediately following the announcement of the election through the close of the 2025 ACF National Convention.
2023 – 2025 Nominations and Elections Candidates
Christopher F. Donato, CEC, AAC
Paul C. Jensen II, CEC, CCA, AAC
Kristopher W. Cyprian, CEC
Lisa D. Tomecek, CEPC, AAC
Robert Walljasper, CEC, CCE, AAC
Edward E. Fuchs, CEC, CCE
Lisa M. Ramsey, CEC, CEPC, AAC
ACF Certification Commission
The Certification Commission has two open positions to be voted on by the ACF Board of Governors.
The Certification Commission implements and validates certification programs conducted by ACF in accordance with the Certification Commission policy and procedures that have been approved by the ACF Board of Directors.
Elections for the Certification Commission positions will be held electronically September 19–October 3, 2023.
The deadline to submit your Intent to Run Form and documentation is September 12, 2023.
The Commission member term will begin immediately following the announcement of the election. Commission members serve a two-year term and may be reappointed for a second term.
Richard Brumm, CEC, CCA, AAC
Andy Chlebana, CMPC, CCA
Kristopher Cyprian, CEC
Edward Fuchs, CEC, CCE
Keith Gardiner, CEC, CCE, CCA
Robert Hall, CEC, CCE, CCA
Kirk Kief, CEC, CCA, CPC, AAC
Kurt Kwiatkowski, CEC, CCA, AAC
Lawrence Matson, CEC, CCE, AAC
Gerard Murphy, CEC, CCE
Lisa Ramsey, CEC, CEPC, AAC
Joseph St. Paul, CEC
Tom Tobin, CEC
Lisa Tomecek, CEPC, AAC
Scott Turley, CEC, AAC
John Woods, CEC, CWPC