Hospitality Services Director Elected National Organization Officer

Sam Bennett will serve as president-elect of the National Association of College and University Food Services.

Sam Bennett will serve a three year term as president of NACUFS. Bennett has worked for Texas Tech for 33 years.
Sam Bennett, Texas Tech University director of hospitality services, has been elected president-elect of the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS). “I am thrilled to be elected to the position of president-elect, especially at the 50th anniversary celebration in the nation’s capital,” said Bennett. The election took place in July. Bennett, who has been with Texas Tech for 33 years, will serve three years on the organization’s board of directors as president-elect, president and past president. “I look forward to three years of very demanding service, and all the while, a very rewarding experience,” he said. The Division of Hospitality Services is responsible for all Texas Tech residence hall dining services, the Sam’s Place mini-markets, retail operations at the Student Union and the university catering operation. With 6,400 residents on campus, the department serves more than three million meals per year with a $27 million budget. NACUFS, founded in 1958, provides its members with training, technical assistance, networking, industry information and research to help promote the highest quality food service operations.