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  • Food Advisory Board

    Representing the Pierce County food service industry.

    The board promotes food safety in our area. Members come from both the industry and the community.


    • Connect our staff with the local food service industry.
    • Keep up to date on issues affecting public health and safety.
    • Advise staff on policies and procedures.
    • Give input on financial policies.
    • Help plan future activities.


    We want to hear from you! You can email Amber Gibbar or call her at (253) 377-3067.


    Christopher ArndtSafeway/Albertsons
    Jay BeckThe Rose Restaurant
    Annie ButcherSnuffin’s Catering
    Karen BowesProctor Farmers’ Market
    Debbie BreseThe Cloverleaf
    Karen BrownFranklin Pierce School District
    Russ HeatonDoyle’s Public House
    John LaneWashington Hospitality Association
    Britt McGrathTacoma Farmers Market
    Nick MusserBargreen Ellingson
    Holly PrebleSirius Wood Fire Pizza & Catering
    Ron RzewnickiConsumer/Volunteer
    Jon TartagliaWashington State Fair
    Surinder Pal SinghGateway to India
    Joanne TemplemanMaris Farms
    Patty VillaVillage Farmers Market
    Patrick A. YearoutIvar’s Restaurants
    Allan WambaaOregon Convention Center

    Health Department Staff

    Nigel TurnerCommunicable Disease Control Division Director(253)
    Christina ShermanFood & Community Safety Program Manager(253)
    Amber GibbarHealth Promotion Coordinator(253)