Food Northwest Board of Directors



Mike Meredith
Continental Mills
Senior V.P. of Operations
Service term through May 2021


Jack Mulder
Tillamook Country Creamery Association
Director of Engineering
Service term through May 2021


Service term through May 2020:

Jennifer Sweeney
Campbell Soup Company
Director - Government Affairs

Jon Brekken
Seneca Foods Corporation
VP Western Vegetable Operations

Chris Sarles
President & CEO
Oregon Fruit Products, Inc.
Mark May
RainSweet, Inc.


Service term through May 2021:

Brian Crawford
Basic American Foods
Director of Technology         

Sue Root
Oregon Cherry Growers
Director of Field Services
& Processing Fruit, Willamette Valley

Daniel Occhipinti
Pacific Seafood Group
VP For Business Development
Thor Wentzek
Reser's Fine Foods
Director of Manufacturing


Service term through May 2022:

Dirk Davis
Ever Fresh Fruit Company
Director of Business Development
Alan Prouty
J.R. Simplot Company
VP of Environmental & Regulatory Affairs
John Blair
Lamb Weston
VP of Manufacturing
Eric Schuld
Tree Top
Director of Operations