Services to the Profession

 

1) Scientific Societies

 

Institute of Food Technologists (1982- ): Professional Member (1988-)

        Executive Member, Aquatic Food Products Division, IFT (1995-1996, 1998-2004)

        Jury member for the Nicholas Appert Award, IFT (1996-1999)

        Committee Member, New Products/Technologies, IFT (1996-1997;1998-2001)

        Judge, Muscle Food Division Graduate Paper Competition, IFT (1997)

        Chair-elect, Aquatic Food Products (formerly Seafood Technology) 2001-2002

        Chair, Program Committee, Aquatic Food Products Division, 2001-2002

        Invited Speaker, Southern California IFT, Feb 20, 2002

        Chair, Aquatic Food Products Division, 2002-2003

        Past-Chair, Aquatic Food Products Division, 2003-2004

        Chair, Nominating Committee, Aquatic Food Products Division, 2003-2004

        Chair, Guideline Development for Volunteer Paper, Aquatic Food Division, 2004-2005

        Member, Peer Reviewed Communications Committee (PRCC), IFT, 2005-2008.  

        Chair designate, 2006-2007

        Chair, 2007-2008

 

Pacific Fisheries Technologists (1992- ): Professional Member

         Oregon Representative (1993-1994)

        Treasurer (1996-1997; 2007-2008)

           

Korean-American Food Technologists Association, KAFTA (1985- ):

        President-elect (1993-1994)

        President (1994-1996)

           

Editorial Board Member

a)     Korean Journal for Food Science of Animal Resources (KJFSAR) published by Korean Society for Food Science of Animal Resources (http://www.kosfa.or.kr). (2007 - ),

b)     Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, IFT (2008 - )

 

The Korean Fishery Society (1995- present): Overseas Member

 

The Society of Japanese Fisheries Science (1997- 2006): Overseas Member

 

American Meat Scientists Association (1982-2001)

 

American Chemical Society (2006- present)

           

Referee/Reviewer for the professional journals:

        J. of Food Science (1992 -)

        J. of Aquatic Food Product Technology (1993-)

        J. of Food Quality (1994-)

        J. of Science and Food and Agriculture (1996-)

        J. of Agriculture and Food Chemistry (1996-)

        J. of Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft & -Technologie (1996-)

        J. of Food Biochemistry (2001-)

        Food Review International (2006-)

           

2) Government Affiliation

 

NE-123 (USDA Regional Research Committee for Functional Food Proteins):

            Member and Oregon Representative (1993-1998)

 

NEC-101 (USDA Research Coordination Committee for Functional Food Proteins):

            Member and Oregon Representative (1998- )

 

US Codex Code Committee for Frozen Surimi, FDA, Member (1994-)

 

US Delegate to FAO/WHO Codex Committee (Bergen, Norway) for Fish and Fishery Products, Member (1996)

 

Federal Agencys Proposal Reviewer

        USDA CSREES NRI Competitive Grants Reviewer (1994-)

        Sea Grant Proposal Reviewer (1993-)

        Saltonstall-Kennedy Proposal Reviewer (1994-)

        National Coastal Research & Development Institute Proposal Reviewer (1994-)

 

3) Industry Affiliation

 

National Fisheries Institute (NFI):

         Member, Surimi and Surimi Seafood Committee (1989-)

        Member, Technical Committee (1994-  )

        Chairman, Technical Subcommittee of Surimi and Surimi Seafood (1990-1992)

        Chairman, Technical Subcommittee of Surimi and Surimi Seafood Committee (2007- ): CID development.

 

Technical consultant to the US seafood industry (1992- )

 

Invited Lecturer to the US and International seafood industry and academia (1992- )

 

OSU Surimi Technology School (1993- ) around the world as a founder, advertiser/marketer, manager, and lecturer.  All of financial profit has successfully been used to support graduate students and technicians (See Grants/Gifts from the Industry for details). All programs are three-day events.

Astoria, Oregon: Founded in 1993 and offers every April

Surimi Industry Forum (1 day) was also founded in 2001 and covers the industrys hot issues.

Bangkok, Thailand: Founded in 1996 and offers every even year.

Paris, France: Founded in 1999 and offers every odd year

Lima, Peru: Founded in 2004 and offers every even year