Nominations and Elections

2018 RCA Board Election

The deadline to submit nomination applications for the 2018 RCA Board has been extended to Friday, September 29. The ballot for the 2018 RCA Board will be distributed to all RCA members in early November 2017. The ballot will close in early December 2017, and the elected candidates will be announced to the all members at the beginning of the new year. View the full RCA Board nominations and election timeline.

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Nominations and Board Development Committee

To maintain strong leadership in the Research Chefs Association (RCA), the Nominations and Board Development Committee (NBDC) is charged with identifying and elevating top talent who are willing and able to serve on RCA’s Board of Directors.

Chair Committee Members

Anh Nguy

Dolf DeRovira
Flavor Dynamics

Anne Druschitz, CRC
Edlong Dairy Flavors

Catherine Proper, CEC
Supervalu, Inc.

The Committee's Mission

  • Solicit and recruit candidates based on stated eligibility requirements
  • Evaluate potential candidates against current and future needs of the board
  • Present slate of nominees
  • Assure leadership development
  • Advise president and board of directors of potential appointments in the event of vacancies


You can find more information about the nominations and election process and procedures on the Nominations and Election FAQs page. For more information, contact a Nominations Committee Member or RCA Headquarters.