The new slate of Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) leaders took office for 2011-2012 at the annual meeting held during the Southwest Foodservice Expo, June 26-28 in Dallas, Texas.

Lisa Perini
Scott Plowman
Lisa Perini, Perini Ranch Steakhouse, Buffalo Gap is the new president. Scott Plowman, Parkway Grill & Sports Bar, Wichita Falls is the president-elect. Bernay Sheffield, Zentner’s Daughter Steakhouse, San Angelo, will serve as vice president and Jerry Morales, Gerardo’s Casita Grill, Midland is the new secretary-treasurer.

Bernay Sheffield
Jerry Morales
“We are truly fortunate that such high caliber people choose to be involved with the Texas Restaurant Association, to give generously of their time and expertise,” said Richie Jackson, TRA CEO. “They bring great energy and creativity to the organization and will help us to continue to serve the dynamic $36 billion Texas restaurant industry. Their experience and insights will be invaluable to the association as we work to provide resources for our members to help them achieve success.”