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Seneca's Dean Erstad elected Chairman of The Food Institute

At the most recent meeting of the Food Institute's Board of Trustees, Dean Erstad, Senior Vice President Sales for Seneca Foods Corp. was unanimously elected Chairman of the 83-year old trade association as his predecessor, Donna George President and Chief Operating Officer of Dr. Schar USA Inc. concludes her service and becomes Past Chair of the Institute.

Posted: Dec 12, 2011

Upper Saddle River, NJ  (December, 12, 2011)- At the most recent meeting of the Food Institute's Board of Trustees, Dean Erstad, Senior Vice President Sales for Seneca Foods Corp. was unanimously elected Chairman of the 83-year old trade association as his predecessor, Donna George President and Chief Operating Officer of Dr. Schar USA Inc. concludes her service and becomes Past Chair of the Institute.

Michael Sansolo, of Sansolo Solutions was elected Vice Chairman, followed by Doug Fritsch, Senior Vice President Retail & Business Development of IGA USA who, at the same meeting, was elected Treasurer of the association.

Other members of the Board include: Bill Bishop, Chairman, Willard Bishop; Susan T. Borra, Senior Vice President, Communications, Food Marketing Institute; Paula K. Correy, Vice President, Western Region, Hy-Vee. Inc.; Frank DiPasquale, Chief Executive Officer, School Nutrition Association; Jamie Gronowski, President of Operations, Acosta; Peter Lavoy, former President of Foodtown; C. Winston (Win) Taylor, Saint Joseph's University, and Brian Todd, President of The Food Institute.

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