National Conference Task Force & Volunteer Opportunities
2021 National Conference Task Force

Please direct any conference inquiries to our NACUFS Conference Office or call (517) 332-2494.

Conference Chair

Zia Ahmed

The Ohio State University

Food and Beverage

Lesa Holdford

The Ohio State University

Showcase Chair

Lisa Smith

University of Northern Iowa

At-Large Member

Paul Haase

Hormel Foodservice

Education Co-Chair

Rahul Shrivastav

Indiana University

Marketing/Protocol Chair

Riley Turner

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Special Arrangements

Carl Korz

University of Wisconsin - Madison Union

Education Co-Chair

Rebecca Selesky

Michigan State University

Registration/Volunteers Chair

Chris Fagan

University of Georgia

Sponsorship Co-Chair

Erich Geiger

University of Texas

Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers help make the conference happen. Being a volunteer at the National Conference is a great way to get involved and make connections within NACUFS. Volunteers are needed to assist with many aspects of the conference including:

  • Registration
  • Scanning badges at various events
  • First-time Attendee Orientation
  • Culinary Challenge
  • Awards breakfast
  • General sessions
  • Super sessions
  • Learning sessions
  • Showcase
  • Regional breakfasts
  • Continental breakfast
  • Closing event

If you are interested in signing up for any of these opportunities, please email or email the .