Two candidates for ISU Dining to host open forums

Sarah Muller

Two of the candidates for the ISU Dining director position will be on campus for open forums Thursday and Friday.

Mohamed Ali will have an open forum from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday in the Gold Room of the Memorial Union. He has 24 years of food industry management experience and is currently the director of auxiliaries operations at Ohio University. In his current position, Ali oversees 17 retail dining locations and four regional dining facilities.

John Gaughan will host an open forum from 11 a.m. to noon Friday in the Cardinal Room of the Memorial Union. Gaughan is currently the general manager and director of operations for dining services at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.The various dining services Gaughan oversees include restaurants, kiosks, coffee locations and various other facilities.

These are the last two of the four candidates to host their open forum for the director position.