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NFRA Holds Board Elections

NFRA Elects New Officers, Directors to Board
The new slate of officers of NFRA's board of directors is sworn in during the trade organization's Annual Membership Meeting

The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) has elected its association officers and members of the board of directors for 2018-19. The elections took place at the trade organization’s 74th Annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon last month, held during the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Convention in San Diego.

Officers sworn in were Dave Jones, VP Industry Initiatives, Kellogg Co., as chairman of the board; Joe D’Alberto, Acosta Sales & Marketing, chairman-elect; Neil Ritchey, Ajinomoto Foods North America, secretary; Ray Tarnowski, Philadelphia Warehousing & Cold Storage, treasurer; Steve Mayle, General Mills, vice chairman – frozen; and Bob Knodle, H.P. Hood, vice chairman - refrigerated.

Newly elected to the board were Rob Cohen, Bozzuto’s; Kristina Cole, Danone North America; George Denman, Graeter’s Ice Cream; Michelle Dorin, Weis Markets; Risa Jenkins, C&S Wholesale Grocers; Tim McNamara, Southeastern Grocers; Jeff Nelson, IMPACT Group; and Theresa Whitney, Albertsons - Intermountain.

Elected for a second term on the board were Joey Bates, Harris Teeter; Bob Bollbach, RDD Associates; Randall King, Lowes Foods; Jim Motos, Rich’s Consumer Brands; and Marty Steinmetz, U.S. Cold Storage.

Harrisburg, Pa.-based NFRA is a nonprofit trade association representing all segments of the frozen and refrigerated foods industry, as well as the sponsor of March National Frozen Food Month, June Dairy Month, the June/July Ice Cream & Novelties promotion, and the Cool Food for Kids educational outreach program.