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FPSA Elects New Officers to Board of Directors, New Council Leadership

March 28, 2023
Elections were made during Food Processing Suppliers Association annual meeting in early March.
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) announced the addition of two new members to the Board Executive Committee and new leadership for the Beverage Council. Kate Rome of Rome Grinding Solutions and Dana Summerour of Intralox were both elected by FPSA membership to serve on the Executive Committee during the group’s annual meeting in early March.
Additionally, FPSA members elected new leadership to its Beverage Council with John Piazza of Alfa Laval as council chair, and Michael Mas of JBT Corporation as vice chair. Further, Cara Godack was elected to the FPSA Board as chair of the Network Leadership Team, as was Bob Grote in an at-large position.

Rome and Summerour join Brian Perkins of Provisur Technologies Inc., Matt Malott of Multivac Inc., Bob Campbell of Marlen, Erik Brainard of Anritsu Infivis Inc., Jarrod McCarroll of Weber Inc., and Gil Williams of Poly-clip System on the executive board.

About the Author

Andy Hanacek | Senior Editor

Andy Hanacek has covered meat, poultry, bakery and snack foods as a B2B editor for nearly 20 years, and has toured hundreds of processing plants and food companies, sharing stories of innovation and technological advancement throughout the food supply chain. In 2018, he won a Folio:Eddie Award for his unique "From the Editor's Desk" video blogs, and he has brought home additional awards from Folio and ASBPE over the years. In addition, Hanacek led the Meat Industry Hall of Fame for several years and was vice president of communications for We R Food Safety, a food safety software and consulting company.

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