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Canadian Chapter

Welcoming members in Canada
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Canadian Chapter Forum *members only

The Canadian Chapter has been active since 1984 and has been one of the most active long term chapters in FCSI’s world. We host several events each year including an annual fund raising dinner in support of the FCSI Educational Foundation, a Bi-annual General Meeting and several educational programs periodically throughout the year. We are well supported by our local members and by our industry allies who help to make all of our endeavors a great success.

The Canadian Chapter has a special category of membership in the form of a “Regional Allied” membership that allows regionally based manufacturers, distributors and Manufacturer’s Agents to participate in our activities.

The Canadian Chapter has contributed several professional members to active participation on the FCSI North American Board of Trustees as well as the FCSI Worldwide Board of Directors, including presidents of FCSI as well as FFCS. FCSI Canada has been fortunate in having been selected to host two FCSI worldwide conferences in Vancouver (1996) and Toronto (2004).

We are here to serve you, so please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have comments about our past programs or suggestions for future events. Please return to this page frequently for up to date information relating to the Canadian Chapter on this website.

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Primary Contact for the Canadian Chapter:

John Radchenko, FCSI
Canadian Chapter Leader
President, Van Velzen + Radchenko Design Assoc.
(416) 447-6483


Upper Midwest

Welcoming members in MN, WI, IA, IL, OH, ND, SD, NE, IN, MI
Upper Midwest Chapter Forum *members only

The Upper Midwest Chapter has been active since 2010, and hosts one primary event each year and one hospitality event held Sunday evening during the NRA Show. In addition the Upper Midwest Chapter hosts educational programs periodically throughout the year. We are well supported by our local members, have great involvement from other consultants, designers, dealers and manufacturer representatives and by our industry friends who make all of our educational and social endeavors possible.

The Upper Midwest Chapter is organized to support our members. We work to provide educational, networking and professional support opportunities. Please don’t hesitate to contact us regarding any comments or suggestions concerning our chapter.

Please become involved in our chapter through involvement in our upcoming events. View the FCSI website frequently to see updates to our event schedule.

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Primary contacts for the UMW Chapter:

Shelby Wurscher
Upper Midwest Chapter Co-leader
Rippe Associates
952.933.0313 

Ryan Norman
Upper Midwest Chapter Co-leader
Alto-Shaam

563.580.0912


Northeast

Welcoming members in ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, DE, MD, PA, Wash DC
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Northeast Chapter Forum *members only

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Upcoming Events:
SAVE THE DATE!

Primary Contact for the NE Chapter:

Laura Lentz, FCSI
Northeast Chapter Leader

Culinary Advisors
540.558.8610


Pacific Northwest

Welcoming members in WA, OR, ID, MT, AK, WY
Pacific Northwest Chapter Forum *members only

The Pacific Northwest Chapter has been in existence for over 20 years and welcomes all FCSI Professional and Allied members from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and Wyoming to join us twice a year for events that almost always qualify for continuing education credits. In addition to FCSI members, we encourage manufacturer representatives as well as prospective members to join us whenever possible. Our educational events have included several Allied member factory tours and talks by local area experts on critically important subjects such as ServSafe, HACCP and building/fire/sanitation code changes.

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Primary contact for the PNW Chapter:


Tim McDougald
Pacific Northwest Chapter Leader
Clevenger Associates
253.841.7811


Southwest

Welcoming members in CA, NV, HI, UT, AZ
Southwest Chapter Forum *members only

The Southwest Chapter has been in existence for a number of years and welcomes all FCSI Consultant and Corporate Members from California, Nevada, Hawaii, Utah and Arizona to join us. In addition to FCSI members, we encourage manufacturer representatives as well as prospective members to join us whenever possible. Our educational events have included presentations by local area experts on critically important subjects such as the new CAL CODE, HACCP and CEC Regulations for cold storage rooms.

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Primary Contact for the SW Chapter:

Keith Short
Southwest Chapter Leader
Cini-Little International
415.922.5900


Southeast

Welcoming members in VA, WV, NC, SC, KY, TN, MS, AL, GA, FL
Southeast Chapter Forum *members only

The Southeast Chapter welcomes all FCSI Consultant and Allied members from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia to join us whenever possible. We welcome you to share your experiences to support and inspire others in the industry, and to share your ideas on how we can make the Southeast Chapter a more active and vocal community. We look forward to serving you, so please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any comments or questions about the chapter.  Please check our forum for news related to our chapter and upcoming events.

 

Upcoming Events:

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Primary Contact for the SE Chapter:

Danielle Mason
Southeast Chapter Leader
Vivreau USA LP
877.999.1044


Lower Midwest

Welcoming members in MO, KS, OK, AR, LA, TX, CO, NM
Lower Midwest Chapter Forum *members only

The Lower Midwest Chapter includes Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Arizona.

Upcoming Events:

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Primary Contact for LMW Chapter:

James Ottmer
Lower Midwest Chapter Leader
Salvajor Company
800.363.4914

 


Latin America

Welcoming members in Mexico, Central and South America
Latin America Chapter Forum *members only 

We encourage all foodservice consultants in Latin America to be part of the FCSI Latin America Chapter. We welcome you to share your experiences to support and inspire others in the industry. Join FCSI in taking the foodservice industry to the next level in South America.

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Primary Contact for Latin America Chapter:

William Taunton, FCSI (PP)
Latin America Chapter Leader
Gastrotec S.p.A
56 22241-7696

 


Student Chapters

Welcoming members in our student chapters across the division
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