ARLINGTON, Virginia., September 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The non-profit Food Security Education Partnership (PFSE) has selected Britanny Saunier, the current Director of Development, as its new Executive Director effective September 20, 2021. Saunier succeeds Shelley feist who recently resigned after 18 years of service at PFSE.

After a deep passion for the prevention of foodborne illness, Saunier joined PFSE for the first time in 2011 as an intern. She quickly rose through the ranks as a development and communications associate, supporting PFSE program development and donor management. In 2017, Saunier was promoted to Director of Development. In this capacity, she was successful in increasing the revenues of PFSE program services and diversifying the PFSE partner network.

She facilitated the program’s engagement with consumers and academic food safety experts, supported PFSE programs, including the National Consumer Food Safety Conference.

“On behalf of the Partnership Board of Directors, I am very pleased to have someone of Britanny’s caliber as the next CEO,” said Michael roberson, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PFSE and Director of Corporate Quality Assurance at Publix Super Markets. “Britanny has the passion and track record of providing world-class food safety service to our BAC fighters across the country and we look forward to the future success of the partnership through leadership, creativity, collaborative approach and Britanny’s commitment to consumer education. “

Saunier holds a master’s degree in public administration with a specialization in health policies from the School of Public Affairs of the American University in Washington DC and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. As Executive Director, Saunier will work closely with PFSE staff, board, partners and federal liaison to ensure PFSE effectively supports the 13,000 health and food safety educators he Serves with FREE, scientific information on safe food handling for community release to 8.5 million homes in the United States

“I am more than honored to be chosen as the next Executive Director of the Food Security Education Partnership,” Saunier said. “Next year will mark the Partnership’s 25th anniversary, and I look forward to working with our health and food safety educators to help curb the curve of foodborne illness.

About the PFSE

The non-profit partnership for food safety education is the originator of scientific messages on food safety and the national leader in the development and dissemination of information on the link between consumer education in food safety. food safety and positive health outcomes. Food safety and health educators, as well as consumers, can download educational food safety information free of charge from the Partnership’s website at www.fightbac.org. The Partnership is the creator and steward of the popular national food safety education campaign Fight BAC! ®.

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