The UI/WSU students from the School of Food Science, ready to greet Banquet attendees.
Brian and Jamie, posing for the camera during the Banquet Cocktail Hour.
Networking during Banquet Cocktail Hour.
Randy and Jolene enjoy the ambiance in the River Run Lodge.
Members line up to fill their plates at the Banquet.
It was difficult to choose between the Prime Rib and the Pork Roast.
The Sun Valley staff greeted each of us with a smile.
Jim gets ready to announce the Networking Event winners.
Matt’s team wins an award for their skills during the networking event.
Jay’s team wins an award for their skills during the Networking event.
Another winning team from the Networking Event.
Jim presents Kathy with an award for her networking skills.
The winning team from the Networking Event on Thursday afternoon.
Basic American Foods received the Distinguished Support award. Basic American Foods has been an active supporter of Intermountain IFT, through volunteers on the Board and monetary sponsorship.
Dee Bjarnson, a member of the Intermountain IFT section for over 15 years, was presented with the Distinguished Member award. Dee was recognized for his active involvement, support, and commitment to Intermountain IFT.
Nancy Smith was presented with the Distinguished Service Award. Nancy was the Suppliers Night Coordinator from 2009 to 2012.
Jolene presents Nathan Bronson with an award of appreciation for his time on the Intermountain IFT Board. Nathan was the past-chair this year and coordinated Suppliers Night.
The 2011-2012 Intermountain IFT Board. Front Row: Nancy Smith (Suppliers Night Coordinator), Josie Landon (Media Specialist), Jolene Cram (Chair), Kathy McBride (Member-At-Large), Shawn Harrison (Chair Elect), and Jim Thomas (Secretary Elect). Back Row: Randy Friedley (Historian), Nathan Bronson (Past Chair), Brian Huber (Secretary), Jay Astle (Treasurer), and Matt Hobson (Membership Chair).
Dewey, Pickette, and Howe provided the entertainment for the Banquet.
Distinguished Member: Dee Bjarnson (Nonpariel)
Distinguished Service: Nancy Smith (Univar)
Distinguished Supplier: Sargento
Past Chair: Nathan Bronson
Distinguished Support: Basic American Foods
2012 Board Members:
Chair: Jolene Cram (HB Specialty Foods)
Past Chair: Nathan Bronson (PPI)
Chair Elect: Shawn Harrison (Glanbia)
Secretary: Brian Huber (Heinz)
Secretary Elect: Jim Thomas (Idahoan)
Treasurer: Jay Astle (Univar)
Member-At-Large: Kathy McBride (Basic American Foods)