Eric is one of the current Directors at Large on the AHF Board of Directors. During his tenure in healthcare foodservice Eric has been dedicated to AHF and its mission to be a resource to self op healthcare foodservice operators. He has served as the chair of many committees over the years most notably serving as the Conference co-chair for the national conference in 2018 and Chapter Advisory Board Chair in 2013. Eric has also provided leadership as the President of the Washington State Chapter while serving on the national nominating committee in 2012.
Eric has been recognized by AHF as a recipient of the Future Horizons Award and with the coveted Exemplary Leadership Award and holds certifications from two of our major affiliated organizations. Certified Executive Chef (CEC) & Certified Culinary Administrator (CCA) from the American Federation of Chefs (ACF) and Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) & Certified Food Protection Professional (CFPP) from the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP)
Eric’s emphasis on culinary excellence has garnered tremendous support with the Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) community. When he first joined, he was one of the only chefs or culinary professionals who participated as a member within the Association. Over the years, he has promoted culinary achievements and heightened standards as a vital component of healthcare food & nutrition services. Because of his drive for culinary excellence, AHF now has over 100 professional culinary members, and has spawned a robust culinary emphasis in Association programming, educational offerings and professional development.