October 19, 2016 Annual Meeting

The Annual Membership meeting was held on October 19 in conjunction with the Maine Food Means Business Summit.  The membership adopted a new three-year Strategic Plan and elected Sheila Gibbons, Pine State Trading Co., Maine Spirits, Jon Dube, Snyder’s Lance and Sue Johnson, Associated Grocers of New Hampshire as new Board Directors.

Outgoing Board Directors, Mike Violette, Associated Grocers of New England, Kevin Kinney, Save-a-Lot, Dave Dickey, Snyder’s Lance, Bob Cooper, Pine State Trading Co. and Doug Carr, Carr Consulting were recognized for their service.

In his address, Board President Jim Lesser asked current and former Board Directors and Committee volunteers to stand to be recognized.  Well over 40 people stood which illustrates continued member engagement in the MGFPA.  He also issued a Call to Action – seeking volunteers to serve on MGFPA Committees.  Want more information?  Call 207.622.4461 or send an email to Shelley@mgfpa.org.