The Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) has named its 2013-2014 officers and board of directors, elected during last month’s 92nd Annual WAFC Convention in Palm Desert, Calif.
The 2013-14 officers are:
• President and chairman: Steve Junqueiro, Save Mart Supermarkets;
• VP: Sue Klug, Unified Grocers;
• Secretary: Rick Rayford, Brookshire Grocery Co.;
• Treasurer: Bryan Kaltenbach, Food 4 Less/Foods Co.; and
• Advisory chairman: Oscar Gonzalez, Northgate Gonzalez Markets.
The 2013-14 board members are: John Eagan, Costco; Phil Miller; C&S Wholesale Grocers; Kevin Curry, Raley’s; Dennis McIntyre, Stater Bros. Markets; Pete Van Helden, Stater Bros. Markets; Edward N. Basha III, Bashas’ Inc.; Neal Berube, Associated Foods; John Runyan, Unified Grocers; Kevin Davis, Bristol Farms; Sam Masterson, Bristol Farms; Mike Mortensen; Smart & Final; Dave Hirz, Smart & Final; Joe Detro, Foodland Super Markets; Jim Lee, Stater Bros. Markets; Lynn Gust; Fred Meyer; Donna Giordano, Ralphs Grocery Co.; Mimi Song, Superior Grocers; Greg Sandeno, C&K Markets; Lori Raya, Vons; Dan Murphy, Unified Grocers; Rich Charrier, WinCo Foods; Michael Golub, C&S Wholesale Grocers; Tyler Myers, The Myers Group; Steve Frisby, Safeway Northwest; Dale Henley, Haggen (retired); Bruce Everette, Safeway Inc. (retired); Karl Schroeder, Safeway Northern California Division; Robert Clark, The Kroger Co.; Russ Dispense, King Soopers; Kelly Griffith, Safeway Inc.; Steve McKinney, Ralphs Grocery Co.; and Mark Tuffin, Smith’s Food & Drug.