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10/23/2020

NFRA Announces New Board Members, Officers

NFRA Announces New Board Members and Officers
The nonprofit trade association represents all segments of the frozen and refrigerated foods industry.

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) has announced its newest list of leaders.

At the NFRA’s recent board of directors meeting — held virtually on Oct. 16 — the group elected its association officers and members of the board of directors for 2020-2021.

Here are the results:

Joe D’Alberto, Director Dairy/Frozen, Harris Teeter Team, Acosta Sales & Marketing, was elected to serve a second term as chairman of the board. D’Alberto has served on the board of directors since 2006. He served as convention chairman from 2012-2017, as Secretary from 2017-2018 and chairman-elect from 2018-2019. D’Alberto is also a member of the Honorable Order of Golden Penguins and Distinguished Order of Zerocrats.

Other officers announced at the meeting were: Kevin Schwab, The Pictsweet Company, Chairman-Elect; John Arnold, Sargento Foods, Secretary; Mark Tarzwell, Ateeco, Inc./Mrs. T’s Pierogies, Treasurer; Steve Mayle, General Mills, Vice Chairman - Frozen and Bob Knodle, H.P. Hood, Vice Chairman - Refrigerated.

Newly elected to the board of directors were: Bob Brown, Jewel Osco; Angie Christos, Tyson Foods; Susan Durfee, Tops Markets; Chris Groll, Florida’s Natural Growers; Brian Haley, Burris Logistics; Tom Robaczewski, Bays Bakery; Kellie Shetlar, ConAgra Brands; Greg Somerville, Land O’Lakes Foods.

Re-elected to the board of directors were: Tom DeTrempe, PepsiCo Beverages & Foods; Tom Finn, Rosina Food Products; Cathy Magistrelli, Wakefern Food Corp.; Ron Slominski, Schwan’s Consumer Brands.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based NFRA is a nonprofit trade association representing all segments of the frozen and refrigerated foods industry. It sponsors March National Frozen Food Month, June Dairy Month, the Summer Favorites Ice Cream & Novelties promotion, and the October Cool Food for Kids educational outreach program.

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