BRASELTON, Ga. — The Southeast Produce Council, Riverview, Fla., elected board members for the 2009-11 term at its annual board meeting.


The following members were elected during the Nov. 6 meeting:


New board members whose terms expire Sept. 2011:



  • Michael Gonzalez, sales manager at Houston-based Sysco Corp.’s Baugh Supply Chain Cooperative, Deerfield Beach, Fla.;
  • Mark Grijalva, the Greeneville, S.C.-based director of southeastern operations for C&S Wholesale Grocers, Hatfield, Mass.;
  • Paula Helton, category manager at K-VA-T Food Stores Inc., Abingdon, Va.;
  • Mike Krage, vice president of produce for Winn-Dixie Stores Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.;
  • Teri Miller, category manager of Food Lion LLC, Salisbury, N.C.;
  • Joe Watson, director of produce at Rouses Supermarkets, Thibodaux, La.; and
  • Steve Williams, director of produce at Sweetbay Supermarkets, Tampa, Fla.;

The following members remain on the board:



  • Tom Page, East Coast procurement manager for the Lakeland, Fla. office of Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Supervalu Inc., (board president);
  • John Shuman, president of Shuman Produce Inc., Reidsville, Ga., (board vice president);
  • Andrew Scott, sales and procurement manager for General Produce Inc., Forest Park, Ga., (board secretary);
  • David Sherrod, August, Ga.-based southeast regional business manager for Apio Inc., Guadalupe, Calif., (board treasurer);
  • Kevin Dunleavy, president of Super Marketing Promotions, Orlando, Fla.;
  • Daniel Klausner, vice president of sales for the southeast region for Del Monte Fresh Produce NA Inc., Coral Gables, Fla.;
  • Stanley Trout, director of business development for Grow Farms, Louisville, Ky.;
  • Dan Wohlford, national sales representative for Oneonta Starr Ranch, Wenatchee, Wash.;
  • Dave Yeager, the Atlanta-based vice president of southern sales for the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Tippmann Group;
  • Sheila Carden, Richmond, Va.-based retail marketing director for the California Avocado Commission/ Hass Avocado Board, Irvine;
  • Mark Daniels, senior buyer of the Savannah, Ga., division of Military Produce Group, Norfolk, Va.;
  • Bob States, salesman with the Waverly, Fla., office of DNE World Fruit Sales, Fort Pierce, Fla.; and
  • Doug Tannehill, president of Tannehill Consulting Services LLC, Biscayne Park, Fla.