Members of theNational Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) and theAmerican Meat Institute(AMI) elected new officers during the groups' recent annual business meetings.

NFRA's 2008-09 officers includeGary Spinazze, Nash Finch Co., as chairman;Travis Hubbard, Harris Teeter, as chairman-elect;Jeff Thomas, Michael Foods Inc., as secretary;Ray Tarnowski, Philadelphia Warehouse & Cold Storage; as treasurer;John Larsen, Safeway Inc., as vice chairman-refrigerated; andBobMontgomery, Birds Eye Foods Inc., as vice chairman-frozen.

Those elected to lead AMI includeRod Brenneman, Seaboard Foods, as chairman;Jeffrey Ettinger, Hormel Foods Corp., as vice chairman;Dennis Vignieri, Kenosha Beef International, as treasurer; andLarry Odom, Odom's Tennessee Pride Sausage, as secretary.