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Power of Partnerships: Strengthening Agency and Industry Relationships
November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
On this webinar, environmental health experts will share experiences and recent accomplishments as a result of building trusting relationships with public and private sector partners.
Becky Elias, director, global retail food safety
Starbucks Coffee Company
Becky will present on the partnership Starbucks has fostered with Feeding America and the Food Donation Connection to develop a Starbucks food donation program throughout the US. She will also share how learnings from this partnership are informing an initiative on food waste reduction and food donation efforts with state agencies.
Brian Keller, Business Development Manager & Food Safety Specialist
ABC Home & Commercial Services
Brian will share the collaboration of six local public health authorities in MO as they came to an agreement on reciprocity for food handler cards. Food employees were required to have separate food handler cards for each jurisdiction they worked. Food handler cards are now valid across these six jurisdictions.
Courtney Halbrook, Senior Manager of Food Safety
Courtney will present on the proactive approach Topgolf takes to partner with local public health authorities during development and construction of new venues. She will also describe ongoing regulatory relationship building efforts which aids in time of crisis.