HARRISBURG, Pa. — The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association here elected Gary Spinazze, vice president of vendor relations at Nash Finch, as its chairman of the board last week. Spinazze has served on the board since 2002, and as chairman-elect from 2007-2008. Other officers sworn in during NFRA's 64th Annual Membership Meeting include Travis Hubbard, Harris Teeter, chairman-elect; Jeff Thomas, Michael Foods, secretary; Ray Tarnowski, Philadelphia Warehouse & Cold Storage, treasurer; John Larsen, Safeway, vice chairman refrigerated; and Bob Montgomery, Birds Eye Foods, vice chairman frozen.
GIANT PROMOTES BOKUNEWICZ
CARLISLE, Pa. — Giant Food Stores here announced last week the promotion of Christine Bokunewicz to director of operations and merchandising in the chain's East Region. She will assume responsibility for District 5 in Pennsylvania, which encompasses Danville, Berwick, Bloomsburg, Scranton, Dickson City, Cressona, Pottsville, Hazleton, Wind Gap, Leighton and Copley. Bokunewicz succeeds Jim Ware, who is reassigned to District 11. Bokunewicz most recently served as deli specialist in the East Region and has been a GM/HBC specialist and store manager at the chain.