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

This committee assists in recruitment and retention of members as well as identifying and reviewing member services.

Pillar Members:
Co-Chair: Sandy Hammer
John Barsotti
Heidi Brice
Suzi Shands
Bill Pannhoff
Joann Roth-Oseary
Fausto Pifferer
Lee Ann Kelly
Sarah Nett 


Marketing 

This committee develops marketing strategies for ICA branding, membership outreach, industry outreach including member communications and industry articles.

Pillar Members:
Chair: Steve Sanchez
Frank Christian
Cory Gosik
Jamie Quickert
Renee Miner
Sabdy Pacheco-Williams
Tricia Woodman


Education & Culinary

This committee develops educational opportunities for members that include but are not limited to: Catersource, webinars, tradeshows, ICA Roundtable and other opportunities.

Pillar Members:
Chair: Bonnie Kravitz
Karen O'Connor
Ken Barrett-Sweet
John Barsotti
Jonathan Jennings
Nicole Jorgensen
Keith Lord
Paul Larson
Joanne Purnell
Robin Selden
Melissa Tibben


Board Development

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

Pillar Members:
Karen O'Connor
Jennifer Perna
Robin Selden
Pat Christofolo


2018 Task Force Committees

BizBash Partnership

Creating a partnership between the ICA and BizBash to further the ICA brand.

Task Force Members:
Chair: Robin Selden
Bridget Bitza
Sabdy Pacheco-Williams
Bill Pannhoff
Tricia Woodman


Pop Up Event: Mentor/Mentee

This goal is important to continue to grow the Mentor/Mentee Program.

Task Force Members:
Chair: Keith Lord
Heidi Brice
Richard Chenoweth
Frank Christian
Sandy Hammer
Bonnie Kravitz
Karen O'Connor
Suzi Shands
Melissa Tibben


Culinary School & Internships

Develop a program to leverage a recruitment resource for the ICA membership. This will increase brand awareness with speaking and developing mentoring and intern programs for schools and assist with members recruiting challenges. 

Task Force Members:
Co-Chairs: Jennifer Perna
Co-Chairs: Robin Selden
John Barsotti
Ken Barrett-Sweet
Heidi Brice
Richard Chenoweth
Cory Gosik
Lee Ann Kelly
Bill Pannhoff
Karen O'Connor
Steve Sanchez
Melissa Tibben
Tricia Woodman


Virtual Garage Sale

To establish an e-market to buy and sell used equipment and supplies, linked to the ICA website. One person's trash is another person's treasure. This will promote new ideas throughout the catering community.

Task Force Members:
Chair: Ken Barrett-Sweet
John Barsotti
Amy Graham-Gates
Sandy Hammer
Cory Gosik
Lee Ann Kelly