JCCoE Partnership Day, Ft. Lee, VA
September 20-21, 2017
Meeting Presentations/Briefings

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

"Organization and QUAD Overview"
Mr. Alphonzo "Rick" Byrd, Chief of Quality Assurance

"Operational Rations"
Ms. Beverly Hamlette, Army Field Feeding Specialist

"Army Food Program Nutrition Update: Understanding the DoD Menu Standards"
Ms. Erica Smith-Quee, MS, RDN, Registered Dietician Nutritionist

"Product Selection Process: What to Expect!"
Ms. Priscilla Dolloff-Crane, Food Economist, Menus & Nutrition

"DoD Approved Food Sources"
CW2 Kenneth James, Sr. Food Protection Officer

"How to Do Business with the Defense Commissary Agency"
Ms. Faith Smith, Director, DeCA Office of Small Business Programs

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

Dedicated to One-On One Scheduled Meetings with JCCoE Staff

 

Spring 2017 Meeting
Kingsmill Resort & Conference Center - Williamsburg, VA
May 22-25, 2017
Meeting Presentations/Briefings

MONDAY, May 22, 2017

Session: Boot Camp 101

"Doing Business with the Government Marketplace"
Mr. John McNulty, Executive Director, R&DA

Session: Unitized Group Ration-A Session

"New Items introduction, Field Testing, JSORF Approval, and Requirements"
Ms. Sue Harrington, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

"Army's Perspective"
Ms. Beverly Hamlette, JCCoE

"Contracting, CONUS/OCONUS Usage, and New Source Submittals"
Ms. Noreen Killian, DLA Troop Support

TUESDAY, May 23, 2017

Session I: Welcome & Administration
Mr. John McNulty, Executive Director, R&DA

Session II: Keynote Address

"Class I - Food Service Operations"
Brigadier General Rodney D. Fogg, Quartermaster General and Commandant

Session III: R&DA Military Assistance Program Updates

Ms. Mary Campana, Equi-Vets Service Program

Captain Sam Brown, USA (Ret)

Session IV:  Natick Updates

"Combat Feeding Directorate Strategic Update"
Mr. Stephen Moody, Director of Combat Feeding

"Navy, Marine Corps & Air Force Update"
Mr. Robert Bernazzani, Team Leader, Joint Foodservice & Engineering

Session V: Headquarters Defense Logistics Agency Updates

"Considering Tomorrow's Disruptive Technology"
Ms. Kelly Morris, Chief, DLA Logistics R&D

Session VI: Feeding Our Allies

"Special Purpose: Rations Cold Weather"
CDR Pal Stenberg, Norwegian Logistics Organization

Session VII: Exhibition

Special Session: AbilityOne

"AbilityOne Updates"
Mr. Tim Dlugokecki, DLA Troop Support

Special Session: Individual Rations

Mr. Jim Lecollier, DLA Troop Support

WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017

Session VIII: Welcome & Administration

Mr. John McNulty, Executive Director, R&DA

Session IX: DLA Troop Support Leadership Update

"Subsistence Update"
Captain Christopher Mosher, USN

Session X: Service and Agency Updates

"USMC Updates"
Mr. Charles "Chuck" Girard, USMC Food Service

"ARCENT Updates"
CW4 Johnny McClain, HQ ARCENT/3rd Army

Session XI: APHC Updates

"APHC Updates"
LTC John C. Beach, Program Manager of Food Protection Veterinary Services Division

Session XII: JCCoE Updates

"Food Service Rolls On"
Ms. Cara-Vartuli-Dusablon, Division Chief, CSPD

"Quality Assurance Update"
Ms. Beverly Hamlette, Army Field Feeding Specialist

Session XIII: Rations Work Group

I: Military Group and Commercial Rations

"Latest and Greatest in Group Rations Contracts", Mr. Tom Haley, DLA Troop Support

"What's New in UGR-A Rations", Ms. Sue Harrington, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

II: Inspections, Product Specifications & Quality Systems/Audits

"Contractor Quality Performance", Mr. Michael Lynch, USDA

"Ration Analysis Project Update", Ms. Laura Lutz, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

III: Military Individual Rations

"Rations Improvements for Individuals", Ms. Julie Smith, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

"Contracting Insights, Individual Rations", Mr. Jim Lecollier, DLA Troop Support

Session XIII-B: DLA Troop Support Subsistence Program

"NAPA and MPA Pricing Agreement", Ms. Janine Samoni, DLA Troop Support

THURSDAY, May 25, 2017

Session:  SUBNET and SBIR Workshop

Ms. Gloria Edwards and Ms. Denise Price, HQ DLA


Fall 2016 Meeting
Omni Providence Hotel
October 25-27, 2016
Meeting Presentations/Briefings

MONDAY, October 24, 2016

Session: Boot Camp 101

"Military Marketplace", Mr. John McNulty, Executive Director, R&DA

Session: Unitized Group Ration-A Session

"New Items Introduction, Field Testing, JSORF Approval, and Table I (Menus) and Table II (Requirements)"
Ms. Sue Harrington, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

"Army Requirements and Quality Assurance"
Ms. Beverly Hamlette, JCCoE

"Contracting, CONUS/OCONUS Usage, Quality Assurance Audits, and New Source Submittals"
Ms. Noreen Killian, DLA Troop Support

TUESDAY, October 25, 2016

Session I: Welcome & Administration
Mr. John McNulty, Executive Director, R&DA

Session II: Keynote Address

"Good Eats" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDwO6d4Drpw
Brigadier General Charles R. Hamilton, Commander, DLA Troop Support

Session III: APHC Updates

"Veterinary Services and Public Health from the Army Public Health Center Perspective"
LTC John C. Beach, Army Public Health Center

Session IV-A: Rations Work Group

I: Military Individual Rations

"Contracting Insights, Individual Rations", Mr. Jim Lecollier, DLA Troop Support

"Rations Improvements for Individuals", Ms. Julie Smith, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

II: Inspections, Products Specifications & Quality Systems/Audits

"Contractor Quality Performance", Mr. Michael Lynch, USDA

"Quality Systems Results" , Mr. Tom Sallese, DLA Troop Support

III: Military Group and Commercial Rations

"Latest and Greatest in Group Rations Contracts", Mr. Tom Haley, DLA Troop Support

"What's New in UGR-A Rations", Ms. Sue Harrington, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

"UGR-A Heat & Serve Getting Better!", Ms. Meg Walker,  US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

Session IV-B: Subsistence Prime Vendor Work Group
Work Group Co-Chairs: Ms. Gina Vasquez and Ms. Mary Ellen Dobbins, DLA Troop Support

(For further information please contact Gina Vasquez at gina.vasquez@dla.mil or Mary Ellen Dobbins at mary.e.dobbins@dla.mil

Session V: DoD Combat Feeding Update

"Organizational Update Combat Feeding Directorate"
Mr. Steve Moody, Director, DoD Combat Feeding Program

Session VI: Combat Feeding Science & Technology Work Group
Work Group Chair: Ms. Betty Davis, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

"Update on Long-Term Vitamin Stabilization Work fro NASA"
Dr. Ann Barrett, Ph. D., US Army Natick RD&E

"Calcium and Vitamin D. Fortified Products for the Optimization of Bone Health"
Dr. James McClung, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine

"Paratrooper Bar: Delivering Solutions to Feeding Challenges"
Dr. Jeannette Kennedy, Ph. D., US Army Natick RD&E

"Nutritionally Optimized Food Products for an Expeditionary Force Science & Technology Objective"
Ms. Betty Davis., US Army Natick RD&E

Session:  In-Process Review (IPR Meeting)

(For further information please contact Gloria Edwards at Gloria.Edwards@dla.mil

Session:  Individual Rations Special Session

(For further information please contact Jim Lecollier at james.lecollier@dla.mil

WEDNESDAY, October 26, 2016

Session VII: Welcome & Administration
Mr. John McNulty, Executive Director, R&DA

Session VIII: R&DA Military Assistance Program Update

"Military Assistance Program Updates"
LTC Don Vtipil, USA (Ret) and Mr. Barney Rosner, MAP Chairman

Mr. Rory Diamond and SFC Joseph W. Swobado, USA (Ret)
K9 For Warriors Service Program, (For further information please visit K9 For Warriors Website at http://www.k9sforwarriors.org/ways-give-k9s-warriors)

Session IX: Food Service, Packaging, Equipment & Technologies Work Group
Work Group Co-Chairs: Ms. Michelle Richardson and Mr. Robert Bernazzani, US Army Natick Soldier RD&E

"Passion for Taste and Health"
Mr. Arthur Piorkowski, FRUTAROM

"Increasing the Consumption of Plant Based Proteins"
Ms. Ashely Rhinehart, RN, The Humane Society of the United States

"Heat Ailment Recovery Pack (HARP) System"
Mr. Ben Williams., US Army Natick RD&E

Session X: Service Agency Updates

"Sustainment Command Updates: The Strength of the Nation"
CW5 Russell Campbell, US Army Sustainment Command

"The Evolving AOR"
Ms. Cara Vartuli-Dusablon, JCCoE

"Canadian Armed Forces Feeding, Nutrition and Performance"
Ms. Hilda-Anne Troupe, Department of National Defence - Canada

"USMC Updates"
Mr. Chuck Girard, HQ USMC

Session:  SUBNET - Joint Steering Group Meeting

(For further information please contact Mr. Rieks Bruins at bruins@aesop.rutgers.edu

Session:  AbilityOne

(For further information please contact Tim Dlugokecki at timothy.dlugokecki@dla.mil

THURSDAY, October 27, 2016

Session:  Natick Food Science & Industry Day