Kansas City / MO. (asb) The American Society of Baking (ASB) held their yearly election to appoint new members to the society’s board of directors. The election took place in Chicago, Illinois, at BakingTech, ASB’s annual education and networking event for baking professionals.
ASB’s board of directors will be making strategic and operational decisions to advance both the society and the wider baking industry. The board consists of six officers serving a one-year term, as well as six bakers and the immediate past chairman of 2022-2023, and six allied tradespeople, all serving three-year terms. Each director is nominated by the ASB Nominations Committee and elected by the society’s membership.
ASB board of directors for 2023-2024
|Chairman||Eric Lewis||Flowers Foods|
|1st Vice Chairman||Xochitl Cruz||Bimbo Bakeries USA|
|2nd Vice Chairman||Monica Kline||The EnSol Group|
|3rd Vice Chairman||Matt Bowers||New Horizons Baking Co.|
|Secretary/Treasurer||Sarah Tsocanos||Campbells Snack Foods|
|Executive Director||Kristen L. Spriggs||American Society of Baking|
|Rod Cunha||Bimbo Bakeries USA||Bruce Campbell||AMF Bakery Systems|
|Tim Gentry||Flowers Foods||Amy Estrada||Eaglestone Equipment|
|Harrison Helmick||PhD candidate, Purdue University||Scott Houtz||Air Management Technologies|
|Dave Krishock||Grain Craft||Mike Scouten||Middleby Bakery Group|
|Brittny Ohr||Sugar Foods Corp.||Marissa Stubbs||Caldic USA|
|Jeremiah Tilghman||Better Butter||Danielle Wedral Licata||Jungbunzlauer|
|Theresa Watkinson||Aladdin Bakers|