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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association.  Serving on the GDRA Board of Directors is a great way to get more involved with the local Association.

The 2016-2017 Board Members:

President: Andrew Wilt, Abacus Restaurant
President-Elect: Ernie QuilantanE-Bar Tex Mex
1st Vice President: Kyle NoonanFree Range Concepts
2nd Vice President: Pending
Treasurer: Barry Adamson, BKD, LLP

Past President: Sharon Van Meter, SVM Productions | 3015 @ Trinity Groves

Mary Abrams, Cleveland Menu
Nafees Alam, DRG Concepts
Chris Aslam, Aslam Group
Mike Ayers, FreshPoint
Mark Davis Bailey, Original Pancake House - DFW
Brad Benyak, Ben E. Keith Beverages
Chad Boyle, The Cedars Social
Jeff Burrus, Last Call Operating
David Cole, i Fratelli Pizza
David Denney, The Law Offices of David T. Denney, PC
Steve DeShazo, El Centro College
Colleen Dunavan, Seasons 52
Ryan Eason, Medical City Dallas & Medical City Children's Hospital
John Gessner, Front Burner Restaurants, LP
Joe Gibson, US Foods
Carrie Kelleher, Coffee House Cafe 
Michael Kornbluth, Dr Pepper Snapple Group
Lucian LaBarba, Ben E Keith Foods
Tony Manley, Admiral Linen & Uniform Services by Alsco
Estella Martinez, Matt's Rancho Martinez
Brian Medina, Self Opportunity, Inc.
Nikky Phinyawatana, Asian Mint
Tammany Stern, BestofGuide.com
Donnell Toler, Emergency Ice, Inc. 
Jerry Walker, J&J Subway Housing Inc.
Brian Weale, Sysco
Jeffrey Yarbrough, bigINK PR and Marketing
Gje Green-Wallace, Fish City Grill
Greg Watson, Dugg Burger
Mark Kelcher, Ron's Place
Rose Broussard-Harvey, Off The Bone
Chris Dahlander, Snappy Salads