Get Involved with a Committee!

ICA is always looking for members who are willing to serve on one of our committees. Limited not just to company owners, any member of the association; be it a operations manager, sales manager, marketing manager or chef; if you have an interest, special skill that makes you an ideal candidate, or if you know someone who should be on one of our committees, we want you!

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Membership

Recruitment of new members and retention of existing members as well as identifying and reviewing member services.

Committee Members:
Co-Chair: April Lambatos, Footers Catering
Co-Chair: Katie Fleury, Ridgewells Catering
Heidi Brice, Puff 'n Stuff Catering
Laura Fabien, 24 Carrots
Jonathan Jennings, CT Wedding Group
Lee Ann Kelly, American Metalcraft
Fausto Pifferrer, Blue Elephant Events & Catering
Lisa Ware, Catering by Michaels


Marketing 

Develops marketing strategies for ICA branding, membership outreach, industry outreach including member communications and industry articles.

Committee Members:
Co-Chair: Renee Miner, Empyrean Events
Co-Chair: Syd Sexton, Catering by Design
Steve Sanchez, The JDK Group
Robin Selden, Marcia Selden Catering & Events
Chris Sanchez, LUX Catering
Jeffrey Selden, Marcia Selden Catering & Events
Chase Meyer, CBK Catering
Jamie Peterson, Saz's Catering
Jamie Pritscher, Nuphoriq
Dawn Carvajal, The Wild Thyme Company
Frank Christian, Taylored Hospitality Solutions


Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Chair: Suzi Shands, Mintahoe Catering & Events
Jolie Oree-Bailey, Low Country Quisine
Jeffrey Selden, Marcia Selden Catering & Events
Jonathan Jennings, CT Wedding Group
Fausto Pifferrer, Blue Elephant Catering
Syd Sexton, Catering by Design
Jamie Quickert, AllSeated


Education & Culinary

Develop educational opportunities for members that include but are not limited to:  Catersource Education Tracks, Art of Catering Food Education Tracks, ICA Member Webinars, Workshops, ICA Roundtable outreach, development of content for the resource library and other opportunities.

Committee Members:
Chair: Joanne Purnell, Good Gracious! Events
Chair: Nicole Stephens, Blue Plate 
Culinary Council Chair: Jason Sutton, Footers Catering
Brian Ingalls, Brancato's Catering
Paul Larson, Blue Plate 
Karen O'Connor, Daniel et Daniel
Charlie Schaffer, Schaffer
Ken Barrett-Sweet, The Catered Affair
Tim Mitchell, Mangia Catering
Rachanee Teipen, Sysco
Jay Varga, The JDK Group
Trip Wheeler, SB Value


Board Development

Strengthens the board processes and procedures and keeps the pipeline of new potential board members.

Committee Members:
Karen O'Connor, Daniel et Daniel
Steve Sanchez, The JDK Group
Jeffrey Selden, Marcia Selden Catering & Events
Robin Selden, Marcia Selden Catering & Events