March 25, 2016

hohman headshotDepartment of Food Science and Nutrition M.S. student Abbie Hohman was recently elected to serve as an IFT Student Association (IFTSA) Area Representative.

Hohman will serve as representative of the North Central Area. She will begin her role on September 1, 2016. For the complete list of area representatives, visit the IFT website.

Currently pursuing her M.S. in Food Science, Hohman is focusing her research on flavor oxidation under the advisement of Dr. Gary Reineccius.

“I am honored to represent the student members of IFT in the North Central Region and the University of Minnesota this upcoming year as the 2016-2017 IFTSA North Central Area Representative,” said Hohman. “I look forward to serving as a leader and liaison to the larger IFT organization and planning the Area Meeting and College Bowl Competition which the University of Minnesota will be hosting next spring. Thank you to those who encouraged me to run for this position.”

IFTSA has over 2,700 members from around the world, and is a part of the larger professional IFT organization.