PRESIDENT (05-06): Regina Toomey Bueno, MS, CHE, DHCFA
JOB TITLE: Director, Food, Nutrition and Transport
HOST ORGANIZATION: The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: I worked at Cornell Dining as an undergraduate and as a catering supervisor after graduation. Later,I worked forAramark for 4 years in a variety of accounts at progressively higher levels of responsibility; and after that, for Service-Master for 8 years as anAssociate Director and Director of Food and Nutrition.I've been atValley almost 11 years and have had responsibility for a variety of departments in addition to foodservice.I currently oversee the Department of Food and Nutrition, Valley Java (an espresso cappuccino bar),2 offsite cafes,the Department of Patient Transport,and Reception Services.
EDUCATION: BS Nutrition Biochemistry, Cornell University, MS, Healthcare Administration, Rochester Institute of Technology, Diplomate in the American College of Healthcare Executives
MOST CHALLENGING ASPECT OF MY JOB: Human Resource Issues: Recruiting and training good people, correcting bad behavior.
ASHFSA AT A GLANCE
MISSION: Advancing healthcare foodser-vice leadership through education, networking and resources that empower members to accomplish exceptional outcomes. Our Vision is for ASHFSA to be the driving force in enabling the Foodservice Leader to be expert in Customer Satisfaction, Nutrition Delivery and Cost Management.
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Louisville, KY 40202
PHONE: (502) 583-3783
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT: Keith Howard
WEB SITE: www.ashfsa.org