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Institute of Food Technologists Names Mary Ellen Camire as President

Posted: September 2, 2014

Effective Sept. 1, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has named Mary Ellen Camire as president, succeeding Janet Collins, IFT’s 2013-2014 president.

Camire, who is a food science and nutrition professor at the University of Maine’s School of Food and Agriculture, has been an IFT member since 1986 and became a certified food scientist in 2012. She is an IFT Fellow and received the Babcock-Hart Award in 2006 for her contributions to a nutritious food supply.

Collin Dennis has been selected as IFT president elect and will follow Camire as the 2015-2016 president.