Committees and Chairs


Cindy Husar-Marschke, Chair

The Communications Committee will develop and deliver to the membership new educational tools which are accessible to all membership categories. This committee is responsible for printed material, website and social media communications.

Noelle Sanchez, Chair

Plans educational sessions and logistics for annual ACDA conference.

Jim Copp, Co-Chair
Eliza-Jane Cruse-McCurry, Co-Chair

Finance Committee consists of the President, President Elect, Treasurer and Executive Director.   They will develop an annual budget. The Finance Committee shall submit a balanced budget proposal  to the Board of Directors no later than the Fall Board of Directors meeting. The treasurer will contract with an outside source to perform a financial review of the Association’s financial records.

Teresa Rogers, Co-Chair
Shelly Robinson, Co-Chair

To develop and implement programs and activities which will provide ACDA members with the opportunity to achieve the level of knowledge and skill necessary to serve the public with competence and professionalism.

Stephanie Bruce, Chair

The Legislative committee shall evaluate, interpret, recommend and respond to Federal legislation. Informs the membership of legislative issues that    may affect the Association. Develops legislative policy/position for consideration by the Executive Board. Act on behalf and at the direction of the Executive Board on legislative matters.

Jose Quinones, Co-Chair
Chris Facha, Co-Chair

The Membership Committee shall promote membership within all eligible categories and to encourage active participation in the Association.    This committee is also responsible for maintaining   the registration booth logistics at conference. 


Sandy Hopple, Chair

The Nominating Committee shall investigate the availability and qualifications of State/Territory member representatives as nominees for elective offices and select qualified nominees for such office. 


Stephanie Bruce, Co-Chair

Karen Moore, Co-Chair

Processing Committee shall develop and update uniform Processing documents, to make recommendations to the Board of Directors on processing issues and proposed regulations, and to act as a liaison between the various USDA offices involved with processing and the Association.

Kevin Peach, Chair

The TEFAP & CSFP Committee shall promote membership programs and educational programming geared toward organizations participating in the USDA TEFAP & CSFP programs.  

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