NJFC will kick off the New Year with its Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, New Jersey. This meeting will serve as a kick off to the start of the 2018 schedule of events and the NJFC Scholarship Program.
During the annual Membership Meeting, NJFC will elect its slate of officers and Board of Directors. The 2018 Board Officers are Chair Richard Saker of Saker ShopRites; Vice Chair Mike Murphy of QuickChek Corporation; Treasurer Mike Rothwell of Pennington Quality Market; Secretary Joe Sofia of Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.; Associate Vice Chair Mike Biase of Mission Foods; and NJFC President Linda M. Doherty. Also, the Board of Directors for 2018 will be formally elected during the program.
“The Annual Meeting is an important opportunity for NJFC members to learn of the organizations’ priorities, major events for the upcoming year, and various committees in which they can participate. It’s also a great time for members to learn about government affairs initiatives to insure that food retailers and their supplier partners continue to have a strong and dedicated voice in the Garden State under the banner of the Food Council,” stated Linda Doherty, NJFC President.
The event will feature Keynote Speaker Jeanette Hoffman, President of Marathon Public Affairs, who will speak on the The New State of Political Affairs in New Jersey.
Additionally, attendees will hear the NJFC Chair’s report to the membership, network with the state’s leading food industry executives and professionals, and enjoy a cocktail reception featuring hearty hors d’oeuvres.
Industry members and partners are welcome to join this kick-off event.