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Board of Directors

Current members of Board of Directors:

Position

Name

Organization

City

State

Chairman

Michael Muzyk

Baldor Specialty Foods, Inc.

Bronx

NY

Immediate Past Chairman

Greg Corrigan

United Vegetable Growers Cooperative

Salinas

CA

Chairman-Elect

Danny Dumas

Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc.

Coral Gables

FL

Secretary/Treasurer

Michael Castagnetto

Robinson Fresh

Eden Prairie

MN

Executive Committee
Chairman, Wholesaler-Distributor Board

Tom Brugato

Pacific Coast Fruit Company

Portland

OR

Executive Committee
Vice Chairman, Retail-Foodservice Board

Sarah Grady

McDonald's Corporation

Chicago

IL

Executive Committee
Vice Chairman, Grower-Shipper Board

Eric Halverson

Black Gold Farms

Grand Forks

ND

Executive Committee

Jeff Huckaby

Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.

Arvin

CA

Executive Committee
Chairman, Fresh-Cut Processor Board

Raina Nelson

Renaissance Food Group

Rancho Cordova

CA

Executive Committee

Mayda Sotomayor-Kirk

Seald Sweet International/Greenyard USA

Vero Beach

FL

President & Chief Executive Officer

Tom Stenzel

United Fresh Produce Association

Washington

DC

Member

Melissa Melshenker Ackerman

Produce Alliance

Chicago

IL

Member

Mason Arnold

Cece’s Veggie Co.

Austin

TX

Member

Luca Ascari

ABL SPA

Cavezzo, Modena

Italy

Member

Jim Bair

U.S. Apple Association

Falls Church

VA

Member

Jeff Church

Church Brothers Farms

Salinas

CA

Member

Chris Ciruli

Ciruli Brothers, LLC

Tubac

AZ

Member

Dave Donat

Produce Pro, Inc.

Woodridge

IL

Member
Chairman, Food Safety & Technology Council

Cheryl Enlow

Renaissance Food Group

Rancho Cordova

CA

Member

John Gates

Lancaster Foods, Inc.

Jessup

MD

Member

Mark Girardin

North Bay Produce, Inc.

Traverse City

MI

Member

CJ Given

Taylor Farms Retail, Inc.

Salinas

CA

Member

Jose Antonio Gomez Bazan

Camposol Fresh USA, Inc.

Ft. Lauderdale

FL

Member

Richard Gonzales

Walmart Stores Inc.

Bentonville

AR

Member

Roger Harkrider

Brookshire Grocery Company

Tyler

TX

Member

James R. Hay

CORTEVA Agriscience

Indianapolis

IN

Member
Vice Chairman, Wholesaler-Distributor Board

Jason Hollinger

Four Seasons Family of Companies

Ephrata

PA

Member
Chairman, Government Relations Council

Mark Klompien

United Potato Growers of America

Salt Lake City

UT

Member

Zak Laffite

Wonderful Citrus

Delano

CA

Member

Paul Lightfoot

BrightFarms

Irvington

NY

Member
Vice Chairman, Fresh-Cut Processor Board

Sparky Locke

Nipomo

CA

Member

Hector Lujan

Reiter Affiliated Companies

Oxnard

CA

Member
Chairman, Finance & Business Management Council

Michael McGee

L & M Companies

Raleigh

NC

Member
Chairman, Supply Chain Logistics Council

Jeff Moore

The Tom Lange Company, Inc.

St. Louis

MO

Member
Chairman, Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council

Mark Munger

4Earth Farms

Los Angeles

CA

Member

David Murray

Sundance Berry Farms, LLC

Watsonville

CA

Member

John Newell

Windset Farms

Delta

Canada

Member

Ramon Paz-Vega

Zano SA de CV

Monterrey

Mexico

Member

James Rogers

Apeel Sciences

Goleta

CA

Member

Jim Schallman

Danaco Solutions, LLC

Highland Park

IL

Member

Rob Strube III

Strube Celery & Vegetable Company

Chicago

IL

Member

Mary L. Thompson

Bonduelle Fresh Americas

Irwindale

CA

Member

Alexandra Wainer

Sid Wainer & Son

New Bedford

MA

Foundation Chairman

Lisa McNeece

Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.

Bakersfield

CA

Ex Officio

Natalie E. Shuman

Apeel Sciences

Goleta

CA