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FPSA Members elect new officers.

Press Release Summary:

Apr 08, 2014 - On March 27, FPSA held its Annual Meeting, during which members elected new FPSA Executive Committee. Gil Williams of Poly-clip System was chosen for Chairman, while Tom Riggins of R.A. Jones was chosen for Chairman of the Membership Committee, and Tom Kittle of Handtmann was elected Chairman of the Show Committee. In addition, Scott Gregory of Bettcher Industries was picked for Treasurer and Jeff Dahl of JBT FoodTech became Immediate Past Chairman.

FPSA (Food Processing Suppliers Association) - McLean, VA

Original Press Release

FPSA Members Elect New Officers

Press release date: Apr 01, 2014

The Food Processing Suppliers Association held its Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 27th, and in addition to its normal business, members elected the new FPSA Executive Committee. Members of the Executive Committee are:

Chairman, Gil Williams, Poly-clip System

Chairman of the Membership Committee, Tom Riggins, R.A Jones

Chairman of the Show Committee, Tom Kittle, Handtmann

Treasurer, Scott Gregory, Bettcher Industries

Immediate Past Chairman, Jeff Dahl, JBT FoodTech

Scott Scriven has moved on from the Executive Committee to become the Chairman of the FPSA Foundation.

“I am honored to have been elected Chairman of FPSA by the members in Orlando. The hard work done by Jeff Dahl and Scott Scriven has set the table for me to help take FPSA to the next level. I am looking forward to working with the members and getting that done,” remarked Chairman Williams.

Additionally, Jarrod McCarroll from Weber, Inc.  was elected as the Vice Chairman of MISA, Greg Thompson from R.A Jones was elected Vice Chairman of the Dairy Council, Dan Plante from JBT FoodTech was elected Chairman of the Prepared Foods Council. All of these individuals will serve on the FPSA Board of directors. Additionally, the Bakery Council has elected Tony Graves from the Dennis Group, and the Dairy Council has elected John Campbell to serve as at large members of the board.

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) is a global trade association serving suppliers in the food and beverage industries. The Association's programs and services support member’s success by providing assistance in marketing their products and services, overall improvement in key business practices and many opportunities to network among industry colleagues.  Programs and services to achieve these objectives include PROCESS EXPO (industry leading trade show), electronic media marketing, education, market intelligence, research, and advocation of critical industry issues such as food safety, sanitary design of equipment, and global trade. FPSA members are organized in vertical industry councils which focus on specific needs and concerns that are unique to each industry sector. FPSA councils currently represent the Bakery, Beverage, Dairy, Prepared Foods and Meat sectors.

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