Communications and Consumer Affairs Council

Objective: Provide a forum for communications and consumer affairs professionals to share information relevant to FMI priority issues; media trends or national stories; customer considerations; and national and state policy initiatives that impact public relations and brand reputation of the food retail industry.

Ms. Maria Brous
Co-Chair
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Ms. Molly Devanney
Co-Chair
Highland Park Market, Inc.

John F. Ales
Member
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Mr. Michael Ambrosio
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Mr. Sam Anderson
Member
Brookshire Grocery Company

Ms. Felis Andrade
Member
Giant Food LLC

Ms. Jane Andrews MS, RD
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. James R. Bailey III
Member
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Mr. Jason Barker
Member
Affiliated Foods Midwest Cooperative, Inc.

Mr. Rob Bartels
Member
Martin's Super Markets, Inc.

Mr. Keith Barthelme
Member
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Mr. Matt Batchelor
Member
Ahold USA

Ms. Stacie R. Behler
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Ms. Judy Bennett
Member
Colemans Food Centre

Ms. Sarada Bernstein MPH, RD
Member
ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc.

Ms. Sarah Bhimani
Member
City Market Onion River Co-op

Ms. Lauren Biondi
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Mr. Erick Bitter
Member
Friedman's Freshmarkets

Mr. Eric Blom
Member
Hannaford Supermarkets

Ms. Lisa Boyd
Member
Target Corporation

Mr. Christopher Brand
Member
Ahold USA

Ms. Dawn Bredeweg
Member
SpartanNash Company

Ms. Cindy Breslin
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Mr. Andy Brocato
Member
Tops Markets, LLC

Ms. Jessica Brothers
Member
First Alternative Co-op

Ms. Sandy Brown
Member
Brown's Super Stores, Inc.

Ms. Mary Ellen Burris
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Ms Josanna Busby
Member
Food Lion, LLC

Ms. Dya Campos
Member
H-E-B

Ms. Cindy Carrasquilla
Member
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company

Ms. Marife Casem
Member
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Ms. Rae Champagne PhD.
Member

Mr. Bob Chant
Member
Loblaw Companies Limited

Mr. Jason Clarke
Member
Ahold USA

Mrs. Cindi Cole
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Ms. Khara Cosentino
Member
Cosentino's Food Stores

Ms. Jennifer Cranmer
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. Dennis Curtin
Member
Weis Markets, Inc.

Ms. Claire D'Amour-Daley
Member
Big Y Foods, Inc.

Mr. Keith Dailey
Member
The Kroger Co.

Ms. Maura Daly
Member

Mr. Bruce H. Daman
Member
Hannaford Supermarkets

Ms. Tara Deering-Hansen
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Ms. Karrie Denniston
Member
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Ms. Pam Determan
Member
Food Lion, LLC

Ms. Laurel Dickerson
Member
Stater Bros. Markets

Ms. Julie Dickson-Olmstead
Member
Overwaitea Food Group

Mr. Paul Dingsdale
Member
Unified Grocers, Inc.

Ms. Melissa Donaldson
Member
Walgreen Co.

Mr. Dan Donovan
Member
Giant Eagle, Inc.

Mr. Kevin Dougherty
Member

Ms. Lori Dugan
Member
ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc.

Ms. Diane M. Evans
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Ms. Janine Faber RD, LD
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Ms. Nancyanne Fama
Member
Food Circus / Foodtown

Ms. Susy Ferra
Member
Bashas' Inc.

Mr. Jennifer Foley
Member
Berkshire Co-op Market

Ms. Christine Foster
Member
Ronetco Supermarkets, Inc.

Mrs. Valerie Fox
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Ms. Deisha Galberth
Member
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Mr. Mark Gauci
Member
Sobeys Inc.

Ms. Kimberly George
Member
Alex Lee, Inc.

Ms. Dara Gladstein
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Mr. Alex Gleeson
Member
Delhaize America

Ms. Sarah Glunz
Member
Ahold USA

Ms. Beth Goldberg
Member
Safeway Inc.

Ms. Mona Golub
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Mr. Gerard A. Gonthier
Member
Save-A-Lot, Ltd.

Ms. Meredith Gremel
Member
SpartanNash Company

Ms. Janelle Grunwald
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Mr. Frank Guglielmi
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Mrs BRANDY HANGER
Member
The Kroger Co.

Mr. Paul Habstritt
Member
SpartanNash - St. Cloud Division

Ms. Betsy Hall
Member
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Mr. Andy Harig
Member
Food Marketing Institute

Mr. Cory Hedman
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Mr. Scott Hembree
Member
K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.

Ms. Susie Hessburg
Member
Valley Natural Foods

Ms. Debbie Hill
Member
Ahold USA

Mrs. Lori L. Hodge
Member
Southeastern Grocers, LLC

Ms. Kathy Holland
Member
Albertsons Companies, Inc. - Intermountain Division

Ms. Heather Hontz
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Mr. Dan Howe
Member
Overwaitea Food Group

Ms. Nancy Husnik
Member
Target Corporation

Mr. Robert O. Hutchins
Member
Unified Grocers, Inc.

Ms. Courtney James
Member
Food Lion, LLC

Ms. Lee Ann James
Member
Colliers International Retail Investment Services

Mr. Jennifer Jarrell
Member
The Kroger Co. - Columbus Division

Ms. Alicia M. Jerome MS, RD, LD
Member
United Supermarkets, LLC

Mr. Brad Johnson
Member
Brookshire Grocery Company

Mr. Rob Johnson
Member
Bashas' Inc.

Ms. Sheila Johnson
Member
The Kroger Co.

Ms. Cindy Kaplan
Member
Martin's Super Markets, Inc.

Ms. Eileen Katz
Member
Ahold USA

Mrs. Kim R. Kavanagh
Member

Ms. Patricia Kazacos
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. James Keenoy
Member
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company

Ms. Anna Kelly
Member
Southeastern Grocers, LLC

Mr. Bob King
Member
Associated Food Stores, Inc.

Ms. Jill Krantz
Member
Lakewinds Natural Foods

Ms. Rebecca Kurowski
Member

Ms. Sheila Laing SPHR
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Ms. Natasha Lantz
Member

Ms Melaina E. Lewis
Member
Food Marketing Institute

Ms. Jennifer Lien
Member
The Kroger Co.

Cheryl Lindblad
Member
The Kroger Co.

Ms. Elisabeth Loeb
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Ms. Linda Lovejoy
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Ms. Sheila Lowrie
Member
Dillon Companies, Inc.

Ms. Andrea Luttrell
Member
Big Y Foods, Inc.

Ms. Cheryl Macik
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Ms. Christine Magyarits
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Ms. Mandy Makinen
Member
National Co+op Grocers

Ms. Marisol Marks
Member
Smart & Final Stores LLC

Danit Marquardt
Member
Wal-Mart International

Ms. Teena Massingill
Member
Safeway Inc.

Ms. Carol Mather
Member
TopSource LLC

Ms. Kathleen McGowan
Member

Mrs. Leah A. McGrath RD, LDN
Member
Ingles Markets, Inc.

Marilee McInnis
Member
Wal-Mart International

Mrs. Diane K. Medlin
Member
Food Lion, LLC

Mr. Karl Meinhardt
Member
Albertsons Companies

Ms. Mary Joan Meisenzahl
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Ms. Karen Meleta
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Ms. Natalie Menza-Crowe
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Ms. Catherine Miller
Member
Ronetco Supermarkets, Inc.

Mr. James Miller
Member
Giant Food LLC

Ms. Tina Miller
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Ms. Margaret Mittelstadt
Member
Outpost Natural Foods

Mr. Matthew Morgan
Member
Ralphs Grocery Company

Mr. George Motel
Member
Bozzuto's Inc.

Ms. Maureen Murphy
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Ms. Jo Natale
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. Nate Neiman
Member
Alpena Supermarkets, Inc.

Mr. Ryan Neville
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Ms. Christine Newman
Member
United Supermarkets, LLC

Mr. Brian Nick
Member
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Ms. Jena Nooney
Member
SpartanNash Company

Mr. Michael Norton
Member
Hannaford Supermarkets

Ms. Tania Nunn
Member
Giant Eagle, Inc.

Ms. Karen O'Shea
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Ms. Sarah Owens
Member
New Leaf Community Markets

Ms. Angela Paine
Member
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Ms. Judi McGrath Palmer
Member
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company

Ms. Shannon Patten
Member
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Ms Karen Peirce
Member
Shaw's Supermarkets, Inc.

Ms. Christy Phillips-Brown
Member
Delhaize America

Ms. Tina Potthoff
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Ms. Jo Ann E. Potts
Member
Dorothy Lane Market, Inc.

Mr. John Reilly
Member
Daymon

Ms. Ellen Reynolds
Member
Brookshire Grocery Company

Mr. Michael Roberson
Member
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Ms. Danna Robinson
Member
Harris Teeter LLC

Ms. Jillian Robinson
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Mrs. Suzi Robinson
Member
Ahold USA

Mr. Stephen Rohrbach
Member
Food Lion, LLC

Ms. Kathy Romanowski
Member
Tops Markets, LLC

Mr. Kris Romeril
Member
Associated Food Stores, Inc.

Luis Ruiz
Member
The Kroger Co. - Southwest Division

Ms. Rita Salesio
Member
Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc.

Ms. Rebecca Sanders
Member
Brookshire Grocery Company

Ms. Jennifer Sands
Member
Weis Markets, Inc.

Mr. Fred Schiebel
Member
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Ms. Stephanie F. Schultz
Member
Festival Foods

Ms. Janet Scott
Member
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Mr. Mark L. Sens
Member
Delhaize America - ASAP Conf

Ms. Candice L. Shavalia
Member
Busch's, Inc.

Ms. Ashley Shick
Member
Bashas' Inc.

Mr. Paul S. Simon
Member
Schnuck Markets, Inc.

Mr. Brendon Smith
Member
Willy Street Co-op

Ms. Kelly E. Smith
Member
National Co+op Grocers

Ms. Lori Smith
Member
The Kroger Co.

Mr. Aaron Sorenson
Member
Lunds & Byerlys

Mr. Christy Spoa Sr.
Member
Ellwood City Save-A-Lot

Mr. Rick Stein
Member
Food Marketing Institute

Ms. Shari Steinbach MS, RD
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Ms. Sherri L. Stevens
Member
Hannaford Supermarkets

Mr. Doug Stewart
Member
Walter Stewart Company, Inc.

Mr. Jeff Swanson
Member
SUPERVALU INC.

Ms. Kimala Swearingen
Member
Fred Meyer Stores, Inc.

Ms. Carrie Taylor RD, LDN
Member
Big Y Foods, Inc.

Ms. Joanie Taylor
Member
Schnuck Markets, Inc.

Mr. Thaddeus J. Tazioli
Member
Sunset Foods

Ms. Susan Thomas
Member
The Kroger Co.

Ms. Debbie Timmerding
Member
The Kroger Co.

Ms. Sheryl Toda
Member
Foodland Super Market, Ltd.

Ms. Allison Todd
Member
Quality Food Centers

Ms. Chontinya Tomlin
Member
Save-A-Lot, Ltd.

Philip Tracey
Member
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company

Ms. Mary Frances Trucco
Member
Jewel-Osco

Ms. Donna Tweeten
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Mr. Patrick Vandermeulen
Member
Lawtons Drugs

Mr. Jason Wadsworth
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. Andrew Walker
Member
Sobeys - Atlantic/Ontario Business Unit

Ms. Sarah Wallace
Member
Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc.

Ms. Barbara Wiest
Member
IGA, INC.

Ms. Christine Wilcox
Member
Albertsons Companies

Ms. Ellie Wilson, MS, RD, CDN
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Ms. Kathryn Wiseman
Member
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Ms. Sofia Wowk
Member
Wakefern Food Corporation

Ms. Lauri Youngquist
Member
Knowlan's Super Markets, Inc.

Mr. David Fikes
Staff Coordinator
Food Marketing Institute

Ms. Heather Garlich
Staff Coordinator
Food Marketing Institute