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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Gene Ford, Chairperson
Standard Process Inc. (Former Executive Nestle Nutrition...)
Jon W. Allan, Vice-Chairperson
University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability

Jodi Gruner, Secretary

Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development

Jamie Clover Adams, Treasurer

Executive Director, Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board

Paul Arkema

Owner, Country Dairy

Laura Sanders

Owner, Ludington Meat Company

Norm Christopher

Principal, Sustainable Business Practices, LLC

Tony Dzikowicz

Associate Director, R&D, Packaging, Nestle/Gerber

John Kinahan

Senior Operations Manager, Lineage Logistics

Peter Lemmer

SVP Chief Legal Counsel, GreenStone Farm Credit

Darryl Todd

Business Development Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

ASSOCIATION TEAM

The West Michigan Shoreline Food Processing Association was officially launched on October 30, 2017 with an initial team of expert consultants led by Marty Gerencer, Principal of Morse Marketing Connections and an expert in the food processing industry. Other consultants include experts in food processing education, site consulting, economic development, and international business development. The team of experts include:

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MARTY GERENCER
Executive Director

Based in Muskegon, Michigan, Morse Marketing Connections, LLC is a business consulting firm for food companies....

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BRIAN GRIFFIN
Media & Marketing Manager

Brian heads up media and content creation for the WMFPA, as well as assisting on marketing efforts.

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CLARENCE RUDAT
MSU/FARM Manager

Clarence is the Program Coordinator for the Michigan State University (MSU) Institute of Agriculture...