Board of Directors

2016 - 2017 WAFC Officers
Mike Stigers Dennis McIntyre Sarah Wehling Gregg McNiff
PRESIDENT & CHAIRMAN
Mike Stigers
EVP Wholesale and Supply Chain Services
 SUPERVALU Inc.
Eden Prairie, MN
VICE-PRESIDENT
Dennis McIntyre
EVP, Marketing
Stater Bros. Markets
San Bernardino, CA
TREASURER
Sarah Wehling
VP General Merchandise Manager
Costco Wholesale
Garden Grove, CA
SECRETARY
Gregg McNiff
President
Albertsons/Safeway
Portland, Clackamas, OR
2016 - 2017 WAFC Directors
Edward N. Basha, III
President, CEO, Chairman
Bashas' Inc.
Chandler, AZ
Neal Berube
President, CEO
Associated Foods
Salt Lake City, UT
Gary Bickmore
SVP General Mgr West Coast Sales
C&S Wholesale Grocers
West Sacramento, Ca
Rocky Campbell
VP, Operations
C&K Markets
Medford, OR
Shane Dorcheus
President
Albertsons/Safeway Southwest
Tolleson, AZ
Scott Drew
 Evp, Operations
Smart & Final
Commerce, CA
Joe Falvey
President
Market Centre a division of SUPERVALU
Livermore, CA
Dennis Gibson
President
King Soopers/City Market
Denver, CO
Mike Hendry
EVP Marketing & Merchandising
Northgate Gonzalez Markets
Anaheim, CA
Valerie Jabbar
President
Ralphs Grocery Company
Compton, CA
Nancy Lebold
SVP Operations South
WinCo Foods
Boise, ID
Sam Masterson
EVP, Chief Development Officer
Good Food Holdings
Carson, CA
John Mathews
VP Sales & Marketing
Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice
Milwaukie, OR
Rob McDougall
President, CEO
Gelson's Markets
Encino, CA
Steve McKinney
President
Fry's Food Stores
Tolleson, AZ
    
Mike Mortensen
Sr. VP Sales & Merchandising
Smart & Final
Commerce, CA
Dan Murphy
SVP West Region Merchandise Corporate VP Meat & Seafood
SUPERVALU
Commerce, CA
Tyler Myers
President
The Myers Group
Clinton, WA
 
Laura Peters
Area VP South
Albertsons/Vons/Pavilions
Fullerton, CA
Pat Posey
VP Sales, Advertising & Non-Perishable Procurement
Bristol Farms
Carson, CA
   
Mimi Song
President, CEO
Superior Grocers
Santa Fe Sprints, CA
Dan Sanders
EVP Operations
Sprouts Markets
Phoenix, AZ
     
Keith Thomas
Regional VP
Stater Bros. Markets
San Bernardino, CA
  
Donna Tyndall
SVP Operations
Gelson's Markets
Encino, CA
      
 
         
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
Kevin Curry
Grocery Sales Manager
Safeway Northern California
Pleasanton, CA 
Bryan Kaltenbach
President
Food4Less / Foods Co.
Compton, CA
Steve Junqueiro
Co-President & COO (Retired)
"The Save Mart Companies"
Modesto, CA
Oscar Gonzalez
Co-President, COO
Northgate Gonzalez Markets
Anaheim, CA
Karl Schroeder
President
Albertsons/Safeway Sealte, Bellevue, WA
         
DIRECTORS EMERITUS
Donald I. Baker
President, COO (Retired)
Stater Bros. Markets
San Bernardino, CA
Kevin Davis
CEO
Bristol Farms
Carson, CA
Sam Duncan
President (Retired)
SUPERVALU
Eden Prairie, MN
John Eagan
VP, Sr. General Merch. Manager (Retired)
Costco Wholesale
Long Beach, CA
Bruce Everette
EVP Retail Operations (Retired)
Safeway, Inc.
Pleasanton, CA
Donna Giordano
President (Retired)
Ralphs Grocery Co.
Compton, CA
Richard E. Goodspeed
President, COO (Retired)
The Vons Companies
Arcadia, CA
Lynn Gust
(Retired)
Fred Meyer, Inc.
Portland, OR
Dale Henley
President & CEO (Retired)
Haggen Inc.
Pleasanton, CA
Ed Hill
 President (Retired)
ABCO
Los Angeles, CA
Dave Hirz
President & CEO
Smart & Final Holdings Corp.
Commerce, CA
Dan Kourkoumelis
President, CEO (Retired)
Quality Food Centers, Inc.
Bellevue, WA
Jim Lee
President & COO (Retired)
Stater Bros. Markets
San Bernardino, CA
Wayne Manning
President (Retired)
Bashas' Markets
Chandler, AZ
Alfred A. Marasca
President, COO (Retired)
Ralphs Grocery Company
Compton, CA
Kenneth Olsen
President (Retired)
The Vons Comapnies
Arcadia, CA
A. Gayle Paden
Group Sr. VP (Retired)
Stater Bros. Markets
San Bernardino, CA
S. Donley Ritchey
Chairman (Retired)
Lucky Stores, Inc.
Danville, CA
John Runyan
(Retired)
Unified Grocers
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Ben Schwartz
Chairman, CEO
Schwartz Consulting
Los Angeles, CA
Gary Smith
Board of Directors
Encore Associates, Inc.
San Ramon, CA
Pete Van Helden
President & CEO
Stater Bros. Markets
San Bernardino, CA
   
         

Last Revised On: July 19, 2017