NFRA Elected 2016-2017 Officers and Directors

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) elected its Association Officers and Members of the Board of Directors for 2016-2017 at its Annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon held October 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. The membership meeting was held during the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Convention at the Marriott Wardman Park.

Joy Sgro, V.P. Merchandising & Marketing, C&S Wholesale Grocers, has been elected as Chairman of the Board. Sgro has served on the Board of Directors since 2011. She served as Secretary from 2014-2015 and Chairman-Elect from 2015-2016. Sgro is a member of the Distinguished Order of Zerocrats as well as the Honorable Order of Golden Penguins.

Other officers sworn in at the Association’s 72nd Annual Meeting were: John Farmer, Dairy Farmers of America, Chairman-Elect; Dave Jones, Kellogg Company, Secretary; Ray Tarnowski, Philadelphia Warehouse & Cold Storage, Treasurer; Tony Hatok, Giant Eagle, Vice Chairman-Frozen; and Kristina Cole, WhiteWave Foods, Vice Chairman-Refrigerated.

Newly elected to the Board of Directors were: Curtis Bolden, ConAgra Foods; David Bray, Tyson Foods; Diana Curtis; Grocery Outlet; Todd Patti, Ahold USA Retail; Marcelle Smalley, Kemps; and Joe Tuza, T. Marzetti Company.

Elected for a second term on the Board of Directors were: Bob Dernbach, Southeast Food Distribution; Tim Heil, Schwan’s Consumer Brands; Mark Meyer, Wells Enterprises; Dan Nolan, Stremick’s Heritage Foods; Phil Payment, Homeland Stores; Paul Peterson, Lactalis American Group; and Trenton Potts, Daisy Brand.

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About National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA)

NFRA is a non-profit trade association representing all segments of the frozen and refrigerated foods industry. Headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, NFRA is the sponsor of March National Frozen Food Month, June Dairy Month, June/July Ice Cream & Novelties promotion and October Cool Food for Kids educational outreach program. NFRA provides consumer information such as food safety guidelines, meal preparation tips, recipes and sweepstakes opportunities at http://www.EasyHomeMeals.com. Further information available at http://www.NFRAweb.org.