About

West Federation CHRIE (WF CHRIE) is the western region chapter of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (http://www.chrie.org). 

The West Federation is comprised of 14 of the 50 United States: 

  • Alaska

  • Arizona

  • California

  • Colorado

  • Hawaii

  • Idaho

  • Montana

  • Nevada

  • New Mexico

  • Oregon

  • Texas

  • Utah

  • Washington

  • Wyoming

As well as, the Canadian provinces of:

  • Alberta 

  • British Columbia

  • Manitoba

  • Saskatchewan

  • Yukon

  • Northwest Territories 

Board Members

President - Jean Hertzman,

Term: July 2019 - July 2020
New Mexico State University

Vice President - Priyanko Guchait,

Term: July 2019 - July 2020
University of Houston

Immediate Past President - Matthew Stone,

Term: July 2018 - July 2020

California State University, Chico

Treasurer - Shane Blum,

Term: July 2019 - July 2021
Texas Tech University

Secretary - Susan Roe, 

Term: July 2018 - July 2020

San Francisco State University

Director of Member Services - Michael Wray,

Term: July 2017 - 2020

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Director of Networking - Linchi Kwok,

Term: July 2017 - July 2020

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Director of Research - Saehya Ann, 

Term: July 2018 - July 2020

California State University, East Bay

Director of Industry Relations - Ken Edwards,

Term: July 2018 - July 2020
TriStar Hotel Group

Director of Education - Brit Mathwich,

Term: July 2018 - July 2020

Colorado Mesa University