REPORT OF THE 2018 NOMINATING COMMITTEE TO FIAE BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOVEMBER 13, 2017 and MEMBERS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING NOVEMBER 14, 2017
Balboa Bay Resort Hotel Newport Beach, CA
FIAE’s 2018 Nominating Committee, comprised of Ellie Taylor, Alabama Grocers Association, Kathy Siefken, Nebraska Grocery Industry Association, and Lance Hastings, MillerCoors, met by conference call on July 6, 2017, for the purpose of preparing a slate of directors to present to the membership at this year’s annual meeting and recommending to FIAE’s Board of Directors a slate of officers for 2018.
On behalf of the Nominating Committee, I am pleased to make the following recommendations to the Board for the 2018 Officers of FIAE in compliance with Article VI, Section 1 of FIAE’s Bylaws, and to recommend to the full membership at the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, the following names to serve on the Board of Directors.
Chair Tim McCabe, President, Arizona Food Marketing Alliance
Vice Chairman Dave Davis, President and Chief Legal Officer, Utah Food Industry Association
Secretary-Treasurer Jan Gee, President, Washington Food Industry Association
Immediate Past Chair Brian Jordan, President, Illinois Food Retailers Association
2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Nominating Committee recommends the nomination and election of the following Board Members, eligible for another term:
Elizabeth Tansing, Food Marketing Institute
and Amanda Hagan, Grocery Manufacturers Association
and further recommends Manuel Reyes, Executive Vice President, Puerto Rico Chamber for the Marketing and Distribution of the Food Industry to fill the vacancy created by Jan Gee, Washington Food Industry Association who is recommended to move into the officer position of Secretary-Treasurer,
and Laura Strange, National Grocers Association to fill the vacancy created by Greg Ferrara, National Grocers Association, who has completed the maximum terms allowed by the bylaws.
The Nominating Committee recommends the nomination and election of the following Board Members, eligible under the “Affiliate” category to fill the following vacancies:
Jennifer Sweeney, Campbell Soup Company to fill the vacancy created by Tracy Mihas, Mondelez, who has completed the maximum terms allowed by the bylaws,
and Beth Percynski, Procter & Gamble Company to fill the unexpired term of Derek Crawford, Kraft Heinz who resigned in March 2017.
There being no further matters for the Nominating Committee to consider, this completes our report.
______________________________ Ellie Taylor, Alabama Grocers Association Chairwoman 2018 FIAE Nominating Committee