2019/2020 Board of Directors

CPMA’s Board of Directors represent organizations active within the produce industry in Canada.

Executive Committee

Position Name Company Sector
Chair Oleen Smethurst Costco Wholesale Canada Retail
Past Chair Les Mallard Fyffes North America Inc. Grower/Packer/Shipper
1st Vice Chair Davis Yung Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. Wholesaler
2nd Vice Chair Guy Milette Courchesne Larose Ltée. Wholesaler
Executive Committee Member Mario Masellis M.L. Catania Co. Ltd. Wholesaler
Executive Committee Member Colin Chapdelaine Star Group / BC Hot House Foods Inc. Grower/Packer/Shipper

Board Members

Name Company Sector
Murray Driediger BCfresh Grower/Packer/Shipper
George Pitsikoulis Canadawide Fruit Wholesalers Inc. Wholesaler
Robert Johnson Country Grocer Regional Retail
Dan Martin EarthFresh Grower/Packer/Shipper
Steve Bamford Fresh Advancements Wholesaler
John Corsaro The Giumarra Companies Grower/Packer/Shipper
Raffi Krikorian Goodfood Market Corp. Retail
David Dube Krown Produce Wholesaler
Frank Gambioli Loblaw Companies Retail
Mimmo Franzone Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc. Regional Retail
Tim York Markon Cooperative Inc. Food Service
Steve Boulianne Metro Richelieu Inc. Retail
Andrea Palmer Nova Agri Inc. Grower/Packer/Shipper
Joe Sbrocchi Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Affiliated Services
Steve Roosdahl The Oppenheimer Group Grower/Packer/Shipper
Brian Hampton The Produce People Ltd. Wholesaler
Keith Kuhl Southern Potato Co. Ltd. Grower/Packer/Shipper
Brian Slagel Sunkist Growers, Inc. Grower/Packer/Shipper
Tom Bak Sysco Food Service
Stephan Schmekel Vegpro International Inc. Grower/Packer/Shipper
Mike Ecker Vineland Growers' Co-operative Ltd. Grower/Packer/Shipper
Kimberly Roberts Walmart Canada Retail
Aaron Bregg Westcoast Produce Wholesalers Regional Retail