Professional Development Committee

About the committee

This committee identifies, offers, and promotes continuing education and development opportunities to support the ongoing advancement of food, drug, and medical product safety professionals.

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Charge 1

Develop and catalog a list of Food Safety and/or Emergency Response Certificate or Curriculum related programs as well as Degree programs to have as a resource for members and include only those resources recommended by at least one AFDO member, when possible.

Charge 2

Recommend quarterly online soft skills training to benefit the AFDO membership with their professional development. Identify and provide quarterly training for both personal and professional development using a recognized training leader.

Charge 3

Coordinate with IFPTI to observe and judge the IFPTI Fellowship presentations at the Annual AFDO conference to determine the recipient of the Dan Sowards IFPTI Recipient.

Charge 4

Create a document outlining the ways new and active members could be involved in or expand their role in AFDO, including affiliates and committees.