Our purpose is to create a unified franchisee organization that brings together the resources, talents, creativity and knowledge of all Carl’s Jr. operators in order to allow us to maximize the value for our businesses and to promote stability and security for all franchisees within the Carl’s Jr. system.
Current membership includes over 75 companies representing over 1,200 franchise restaurants in the Western United States.
Communicating in a recognized and unified voice from the franchisees to the franchisor.
Working with the franchisor for the common good of the system.
Protecting and enhancing the economic investments of the franchisees.
Serving as a resource for the franchise community.
Establishing a representative board of directors that represent all franchisees both geographically and in number of units.
Developing legal opinions on system-wide franchisee issues.
Formalizing lines of communication among franchisees.
Working with the franchisor in the roll-out of new equipment, programs and products.
Developing purchasing efficiencies.
Creating and maintaining relationships with our Vendors and other Associates
2019-2020 Board Members
Amir Siddiqi – President
OC Burger Boys
Jennifer Dowling – Vice President
Jay Hafemeister – Treasurer
JH Foods, LTD
David Farnum – Secretary
Chair: David Farnum, Ron Coolbaugh (CKE)
Members: Beve Mills, Gary Zurmuhle
Chair: Amir Siddiqi, Chad Crawford (CKE), Ned Lyerly (CKE -Participate)
Members: Warren Forsythe, Dan Gjurgevich
Chair: Jay Hafemeister, Darla Morse (CKE)
Members: Jennifer Dowling, Dana McClure, Mike Borchard, Eric Rodriguez, Robert Bearden
Chair: Bryce Olson, Adam Gagliardo (CKE) & Darla Morse (CKE)
Members: Newton Hoang, Laura Vandevier
Chair: Jennifer Dowling, Paul Whitebread (CKE)
Members: Pam Hundal, Beve Mills, Calina Borja
Purchasing/Spend Smart Committee
Chair: Dan Gjurgevich, John Dunion (CKE)
Members: John Nelson, Mike Borchard, Daljit Hundal