Pillars of the ICA
In 2012, the Board of Directors of the International Caterers Association developed a new Action Plan and 4 Pillars that will help strengthen the catering industry.
In 2013, we added a Marketing Pillar and a Culinary Pillar to our fold. Below is a brief breakdown of each Pillar. If you are interested in volunteering for a pillar and want to be a part of making a difference in our industry, please contact ICA Headquarters at 410-931-8100.
Membership Pillar Chair - Cory Gosik
Jon Brown (Marketing Liaison)
Greg Shapiro (Culinary Council Member)
MISSION: Actively engage and promote membership within the association to achieve a 10% growth in new membership and a 85% retention rate of existing membership.
Marketing Pillar Chair - Ken Barrett
Mary Crafts-Homer (ICAEF)
Paul Larson (Culinary Council Member)
Board Development Pillar
Board Development Chair - Jim Calato
Karen O'Connor (Culinary Council Member)
Robin Selden (Marketing Liaison)
MISSION: Strengthen the board processes and procedures and keep the pipeline of new potential board members full.
Education Pillar Chair - Jeffrey Selden
Adam Gooch (Culinary Council Member)
Culinary Council Chair - Karen O'Connor
MISSION: To elevate the awareness and perception of the Catering Industry, both within the Industry and the Public, through the sharing of our unique skills, knowledge and experience in a positive environment.