Food Northwest Board of Directors



Dirk Davis
Ever Fresh Fruit Company
Director of Business Development
Service term through May 2024


Alan Prouty
J.R. Simplot Company
VP of Environmental & Regulatory Affair
Service term through May 2024


Service term through May 2024: 

Loren McLaughlin
Campbells Soup Company,
      Snyders Lance
Chip Manufacturing Program Director

Simone Frazier
Senior Vice President of Manufacturing  

Jason Gentemann
Foster Farms
General Manager & Director of Operations
Curtis Hyland
Oregon Fruit Products LLC
VP and GM
Gary Crowder
Smith Frozen Foods
President & CFO


Service term through May 2025: 

Gary McEvoy
Reser's Fine Foods
VP of Operations 

Kelly Goforth
Oregon Freeze Dry
VP of Operations    

Kraig Bergmann
Continental Mills
VP of Quality & Regulatory

Patrick Maag
Boardman Foods
Director of Continuous Improvement and Maintenance

Lacy Ogan
Pacific Seafood
Director of Communications



Service term through May 2026:

Lynne Barra
Paradigm Foodworks, Inc.

Mark Becker                     
Kerr by Ingredion
General Manager

Trevor Beltz
Tillamook County Creamery Association
Manager, Government Relations & Public Affairs

Dale Goyer
Twin City Foods, Inc.
President & COO
Evann Walters
Fresh n' Local Foods