Association of Food and Drug Officials of the Southern States

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AFDOSS 2022 Board Election Results

AFDOSS held elections for the Board, and we are pleased to announce the following:

  • Summer Williams was elected Affiliate Director, for a term of 2022-2026
  • Amy Zimmerman was elected Member-at-Large, for a term of 2022-2024
  • Jon Wheeler was elected Secretary, for a term of 2022-2025
  • Craig Nielsen was elected Treasurer, for a term of 2022-2025

Eugene Holeman Awards

During the 2022 AEC Awards Banquet, the Eugene Holeman Award was presented to Buddy Woodson, Craig Nielsen, and Jon Wheeler.

Resources & Updates

Every member of AFDOSS is encouraged to utilize our organization as a platform for information sharing. The AFDOSS Board is working with AFDO, subject matter experts, and others to help address questions and find solutions to challenges you may be facing right now. Visit AFDO’s new & recorded free online professional development & training courses, or share any issues or concerns with us at

Mary Logan Scholarship Applications

The Mary Logan Scholarship application process has closed for 2022. The online application and eligibility requirements for this $4,500 annual scholarship can be found on our website here. Any eligible undergraduate, graduate or doctorate/PhD students in the region are encouraged to apply. Also learn about our parent organization, AFDO, and their awards & scholarships here.

AFDOSS Membership

Be sure to get the latest news and updates from us by ensuring your membership is up to date!  We strongly encourage our members to login to our membership database portal at least once a year & review your account – update any relevant contact information & pay your annual dues to stay current! Join or renew today, click here!

2022-2023 AFDOSS Board

The AFDOSS Board would like to thank everyone who participated in our Business Meeting, held during our Annual Educational Conference (AEC), on September 13, 2022. During this meeting we provided the results of the 2022 Board Elections, as mentioned above.

Learn more about your current board members here.