Jennifer Burch Owner, Chief Aware Bear, Blue Bear Aware FoodASC Member Since 2016 Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies, gluten sensitivity, celiac disease, eczema, EoE and asthma. You could say that I’ve lived in the world of the atopic my whole life and it has become an integral…

  Kristin Osborne Founder, The Prioritized Group and Virginia Food Allergy Advocates FoodASC Member since 2016   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested In food allergies? I’m wife, mom, friend, and advocate. However, my name is Kristin Osborne. I am a trained disability advocate and food allergy consultant.  I am the founder…

  Daniella Knell Founder of Smart Allergy~Friendly Education FoodASC Member since 2016 Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies. I am a mom of two kids who live with ever changing allergies and sensitivities, which have included dairy, eggs, soy, fish, shellfish, bananas, avocados, kiwi, penicillin, dogs, cats and anaphylaxis…

Marci Komssi Founder of AllerWare FoodASC Member since 2017   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies. Thirteen years ago, my Ryan son was diagnosed with food allergies. Being a first time mom of twins, I was already overwhelmed and adding food allergies to my list of concerns made new…

Keith Norman Assistant Executive Chef of the South Point Hotel and Casino FoodASC Member since 2016   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies and sensitivities. I was raised by my grandmother, Big Ma.  As she aged, my grandmother encouraged me and my brothers to help her in the…

Andrea Balzano Tucker Founder of Baltimore Gluten Free and Co-Leader of Cel-Kids Maryland FoodASC Member since 2017   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in celiac disease. My name is Andrea Balzano Tucker and I am the founder of Baltimore Gluten Free. I believe all roads in my life have led…

Sharon Wong Food Allergy Advocate and Blogger, Nut Free Wok FoodASC Member since 2016 Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies, asthma, and eczema. When my children were babies, I kept asking our former pediatricians why they had eczema, why they had such terrible and long lasting colds, why they…

Tiffany Holtzman Founder and Board President of S.A.F.E. – Supplying Allergy Friendly and Emergency – Food Pantry Member of FoodASC since 2016   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies. My story begins in 2004 when I married my wonderful, supportive husband, Allan. I was forced to quit my…

Susan (Heim) Kelly, BSN, RN Founder of Food Allergy Life & Co-leader of  FRIENDS HELPING FRIENDS Food Allergy Support Group FoodASC Member since 2016   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies. My name is Susan Kelly. I am a registered nurse who works for a board certified allergist, as well…

  Pamela Fernandez Co-Founder Navigating Food Allergies, Support Group Leader NNMG and most importantly mom. FoodASC Member since 2017   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies. I am a mom of an 8 year old boy who has multiple food allergies. I am the co-founder of Navigating Food…