Industry Associate Membership Committee
About the committee
This committee serves AFDO membership by providing a link between regulatory and industry members. Associates provide input to the President through serving as associate advisors to committees and assist in identifying topics and speakers for the Annual Conference.
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Provide a Master of Ceremonies for the Wiley Award Banquet.
Solicit a worthy candidate for the Associate Award.
Survey industry associations and members for regulatory concerns that should be brought to the attention of the Board.
Provide ideas and recommendation on how to increase industry membership and participation to the AFDO Board by March 1, 2021.
Support the AFDO Affiliates when requested by suggesting topics and speakers for their conferences.
Work with the AFDO “Partners with A Common Purpose” Working Group and AFDO staff to assist in the development of the annual forum, round table, or other type of gathering of industry and government regulatory officials that will provide an open and free discussion of common shared concerns.
Collaborate to achieve the Healthy People 2030 food safety objectives.
Socialize the traceability concept in industry and coordinate on the development of best practices with the Foodborne Outbreak and Emergency Response Committee.
Input and feedback on potential best practices on virtual inspection or remote reviews.
Identify food facilities and establishment for photos/video that can be used in publications and training.