Jennifer Pierquet (P-R-Key) joined the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) in May 2019 as a project manager to oversee two support and maintenance contracts for 20 state inspection systems. She also manages the project work for a future IT platform that will replace the aforementioned systems. In addition, Jenny leads the recall modernization project and Co-Chairs AFDO's Food Protection and Defense Committee. She formerly worked for the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Food and Consumer Safety Bureau as the Manufacturing Foods Regulatory Program Standards Coordinator and was involved in Iowa's Rapid Response Team. Prior to Iowa, she worked for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Jenny received a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health and is proud alumni of the University of Wisconsin- Madison.