The Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) has named its 2018-19 oﬃcers and board of directors, who were elected May 8 during the 97th Annual WAFC Convention at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country in San Antonio, Texas.
This year’s officers are:
President and Chairman: Dennis McIntyre, Stater Bros. Markets;
VP: Sarah Wehling, Costco Wholesale;
Secretary: Scott Drew, Smart & Final;
Treasurer: Greg McNiff, Albertsons/Safeway-Portland;
Advisory Chairman: Mike Stigers, Supervalu; and
Education Chairman: Pat Posey, Bristol Farms.
Members of the board are:
Dana Zurcher, Kroger-Dallas; Bryan Kaltenbach, Food4Less/Foods Co.; Jim Lee, Stater Bros.(Retired); Dan Murphy, Supervalu; Dan Sanders, Sprouts; Valerie Jabbar, Ralphs Grocery Co.; Pete Van Helden, Stater Bros.; Karl Schroeder, Albertsons/Safeway – Seattle; Kevin Davis, Bristol Farms; Donna Tyndall, Gelson’s; Neal Berube, Associated Food Stores; Tyler Myers, Myers Group; Paul Gianetto, Raley’s; Joe Falvey, Supervalu/Market Centre; Steve Junqueiro, SJ Associates; Dennis Gibson, King Soopers; Shawn Porter, Albertsons/Safeway – Denver; Scott Schmadeke, Albertsons/Safeway – NorCal.; Mike Hendry, Northgate Gonzalez Market; Sam Masterson, Good Food Holdings; John Mathews, Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores; Keith Thomas, Stater Bros.; Oscar Gonzalez, Northgate Gonzalez Market; Edward Basha III, Bashas’; Kevin Curry, Albertsons/Safeway – NorCal.; Nancy Lebold, WinCo Foods; Rocky Campbell, C&K Markets; Rob McDougall, Gelson’s; and Mimi Song, Superior Grocers.