NFRA Holds Board Elections
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.