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.

Mr. John F. Ales
Member
Walmart Inc.

Mr. Sam Anderson
Member
Brookshire Grocery Company

Ms. Felis Andrade
Member
Giant Food

Mr. James R. Bailey III
Member

Mr. Keith Barthelme
Member
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Mr. Matt Batchelor
Member
Ahold Delhaize USA

Ms. Stacie R. Behler
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Mr. Sam Bernier
Member
ALDI Inc.

Ms. Lauren Biondi
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Mr. Eric Blom
Member
Hannaford Supermarkets

Ms. Lisa Boyd
Member
Target Corporation

Ms. Dawn Bredeweg
Member
SpartanNash Company

Ms. Cindy Breslin
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Mr. Andy Brocato
Member
Tops Markets, LLC

Jennifer Brogan
Member
Stop & Shop

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

Ms Josanna Busby
Member
Food Lion, LLC

Ms. Dya Campos
Member
H-E-B

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

Ms. Marife Casem
Member
Walmart Inc.

Mr. Jason Clarke
Member
Ahold Delhaize USA

Ms. Khara Cosentino
Member
Cosentino's Food Stores

Mr. Tom Cosgrove
Member
FMI

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 G. Dailey
Member
The Kroger Co.

Mrs. Shelly Dean
Member
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Ms. Karrie Denniston
Member
Walmart Inc.

Ms. Pam Determan
Member
Food Lion, LLC

Ms. Julie Dickson Olmstead
Member
Save-On-Foods

Ms. Ericka Dodge
Member
Hannaford Supermarkets

Mr. Dan Donovan
Member
Giant Eagle, Inc.

Ms. Lori Dugan
Member
ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc.

Jill Falk
Member
Schnuck Markets, Inc.

Ms. Allison Febrey
Member
FMI

Ms. Susy Ferra
Member
Bashas' Inc.

Ms. Sonya Fiorini
Member

Ms. Meghan Flynn MS, RD
Member
The Fresh Market, Inc.

Mr. Jennifer Foley
Member
Berkshire Food Co-op

Ms. Christine Foster
Member
Ronetco Supermarkets, Inc.

Mrs. Valerie Fox
Member

Ms. Deisha Galberth
Member
Walmart Inc.

Ms. Heather Garlich
Member
FMI

Mr. Mark Gauci
Member
Sobeys Inc.

Ms. Kimberly George
Member
Alex Lee, Inc.

Ms. Dara Gladstein
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Ms. Sarah Glunz
Member

Ms. Beth Goldberg
Member
Safeway Inc.

Mr. Jerel Golub
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Ms. Mona Golub
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Mr. Gerard A. Gonthier
Member

Ms. Dana Graber
Member
FMI

Ms. Meredith Gremel
Member
SpartanNash Company

Ms. Janelle Grunwald
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Mr. Frank Guglielmi
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Ms. Betsy Hall Collins
Member
Walmart Inc.

Mrs Brandy Hanger
Member
The Kroger Co.

Mr. Andy Harig
Member
FMI

Mr. Cory Hedman
Member
Meijer, Inc.

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

Mr. Jason H. Herfel
Member
Knowlan's Super Markets, Inc.

Ms. Susie Hessburg
Member
Valley Natural Foods

Ms. Debbie Hill
Member
Ahold Delhaize USA

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

Ms. Kristal Howard
Member
The Kroger Co.

Mr. Dan Howe
Member
Save-On-Foods

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

Ms. Sheila Johnson
Member
The Kroger Co.

Ms. Cindy Kaplan
Member

Ms. Eileen Katz
Member

Ms. Patricia Kazacos
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. James Keenoy
Member

Mr. Bob King
Member
Associated Food Stores, Inc.

Ms. Kate Kirkpatrick
Member
ALDI Inc.

Ms. Marisa Kutansky
Member

Ms. Sheila Laing SPHR
Member

Ms. Jennifer Lien
Member
The Kroger Co.

Ms. Elisabeth Loeb
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Ms. Linda Lovejoy
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Ms. Erin Loverher
Member

Ms. Sheila Lowrie
Member
Dillon Companies, Inc.

Ms. Andrea Luttrell
Member
Big Y Foods, Inc.

Ms. Cheryl Macik
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Ms. Christine Magyarits
Member

Ms. Mandy Makinen
Member
National Co+op Grocers

Mr. Steve Markenson
Member
FMI

Ms. Marisol Marks
Member

Danit Marquardt
Member
Walmart International

Mr. Peter Matz
Member
FMI

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

Marilee McInnis
Member
Walmart International

Ms. Helen Mctaggart
Member
Amazon.com, Inc.

Mrs. Diane K. Medlin
Member
Food Lion, LLC

Mr. Karl Meinhardt
Member

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

Ms. Karen Meleta
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Ms. Natalie Menza-Crowe MS, RD
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Ms. Catherine Miller
Member
Ronetco Supermarkets, Inc.

Ms. Margaret Mittelstadt
Member
Outpost Natural Foods

Mr. Matthew Morgan
Member
Ralphs Grocery Company

Mr. George Motel
Member
Bozzuto's Inc.

Ms Kirby Nardo
Member
Albertsons Companies

Ms. Jo Natale
Member

Mr. Ryan Neville
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Ms. Christine Newman
Member
United Supermarkets, LLC

Ms. Jennifer Newport
Member

Mr. Brian Nick
Member
Walmart Inc.

Ms. Danell O'Neill
Member
Topco Associates LLC

Ms. Karen O'Shea
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Ms. Ashley Page
Member
IGA, INC.

Kelly Pakula
Member
Instacart

Ms. Judi McGrath Palmer
Member

Ms. Jessica Patel
Member
ALDI Inc.

Ms. Shannon Patten
Member

Ms Karen Peirce
Member

Deana Percassi
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mrs. Sarah Pettit
Member
Associated Food Stores, Inc.

Ms. Christy Phillips-Brown
Member
Retail Business Services, LLC

Ms. Tina Potthoff
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

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

Ms. Krystal Register MS, RD, LDN
Member
FMI

Mr. John Reilly
Member
Daymon

Ms. Ellen Reynolds
Member
Brookshire Grocery Company

Ms Kelsey Rhoney
Member
ALDI Inc.

Marcie Rivera
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. Michael Roberson
Member
Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Ms. Danna Robinson
Member
Harris Teeter LLC

Ms. Jillian Robinson
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Mrs. Suzi Robinson
Member

Mr. Stephen Rohrbach
Member

Mr. Kris Romeril
Member
Associated Food Stores, Inc.

Mr. Chad Ross
Member
FMI

Luis Ruiz
Member
The Kroger Co. - Southwest Division

Ms. Rita Salesio
Member
Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc.

Ms. Kathy Sautter
Member
Tops Markets, LLC

Mr. Fred Schiebel
Member

Ms. Janet Scott
Member
Walmart Inc.

Mr. Mark L. Sens
Member
Ahold Delhaize USA

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. Rick Stein
Member
FMI

Ms. Sherri L. Stevens
Member
Hannaford Supermarkets

Mr. Doug Stewart
Member
Walter Stewart Company, Inc.

Ms. Alison Sutter
Member

Mr. Jeff Swanson
Member

Ms. Kimala Swearingen
Member
Fred Meyer Stores, Inc.

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

Dr. Hilary Thesmar PhD, RD
Member
FMI

Ms. Catherine Thomas
Member
Loblaw Companies Limited

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
Nestle Purina PetCare Company

Mr. Philip Tracey
Member

Ms. Mary Frances Trucco
Member
Jewel-Osco

Ms. Donna Tweeten
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Mrs. Tracy Van Auker
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. Jason Wadsworth
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Ms. Sarah Wallace
Member

Valarie Wallace
Member
Food Lion, LLC

Ms. Barbara Wiest
Member
IGA, INC.

Ms. Christine Wilcox
Member
Albertsons Companies

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

Mr. Daniel Wolk
Member
Giant Food

Ms. Sofia Wowk
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

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

Mr. Robert Zuehlke
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Ms. Erica van Ross
Member

Ms. Heather Garlich
Staff Coordinator
FMI