Tribute to Outgoing Board Member John Buschman
John Buschman has been an FLFPC board member for over two years. He joined the organization as a founding member in 2016 and has provided us with valuable guidance, energy and passion. His knowledge, dedication, and wisdom have been greatly appreciated and we will miss him dearly.
John is a Florida food hero! He has been dedicated to ending hunger and utilizing the resources of the international event industry to facilitate a more sustainable future for all of us for decades. He is a thoughtful and caring family man and a generous teacher. His steadfast presence and knowledge have been invaluable contributions to our team.
We are thankful for John’s partnership and dedication to the Florida food system and we look forward to seeing what lies ahead!
We wish you all the best!
John Buschman is a Lecturer at Florida International University’s (FIU) Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism in Miami. He holds a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from FIU’s Robert Stempel School of Public Health & Social Work while he earned his Masters’ degree in Hospitality Management from FIU and his Bachelors’ degree in Travel and Tourism Management from Michigan State University. His doctoral research centered on the problem area of community food insecurity. John is particularly interested in the role that the hospitality industry has to play in our food systems as he helps to educate current and next generations of hospitality managers on their social responsibilities toward the communities in which they live and work.