2016 MSU Billings Foundation’s
Wine & Food Festival Co-Chairs:
Susan Walton and Vikki Fosjord
Susan Walton began a three-year stint as co-chair of the Iron Chef Competition event in 2010, followed by co-chairing the Flavorful Dishes from India, China and Southeast Asia with 10 ingredients or Less in 2013 and chairing of the Guided Cheese Tour in 2014. In 2013, Susan became a member of, and continues to serve on, the Steering Committee. Susan’s first year as co-chair was shared with Randy Holbrook in 2015 and she will serve her second year in 2016 with Vikki Fosjord.
Vikki Fosjord first became involved with the MSU Billings Foundation in 2011 as a member of the Board of Trustees, a position she will continue to hold through 2017. Vikki joined the volunteer force of the Wine & Food Festival in 2012 working on the Wine Studies Series (in which she has continued to be involved each year since). She also worked on the Pasture to Plate special event and in the Wine Store that year. In 2013, Vikki became co-chair of the Wine Store, worked on both the Tapas Lunch & Learn Pre-Event Series and the Flavorful Dishes from India, China and Southeast Asia with 10 ingredients or Less. In 2014 Vikki became the chair of the Wine Store, joined the Steering Committee and worked on the Guided Cheese Tour special event. Vikki continued to chair the Wine Store and to serve on the Steering Committee in 2015, in addition to becoming a liaison for a home cooking school. Vikki will serve as co-chair for the 2016 and 2017 Wine & Food Festivals.