Board of Trustees

Chairman of the Board:
Mr. Michael G. Rosenberg
President & CEO
The Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc.

Vice Chairman of the Board:
Mr. Kirkland B. Vashaw
Chief Executive Officer
Spangler Candy Company

NCA President & CEO:
Mr. John H. Downs, Jr.
President & CEO
National Confectioners Association

Mr. Ronald Sconza
President & CEO
Sconza Candy Co.

Ex-Officio - Former NCA Chairman of the Board:
Mr. Peter W. Blommer
President and CEO
Blommer Chocolate Company

Ex-Officio - Chairman of the EXPO of the Board:
Mr. Barry Rosenbaum
Nassau Candy Distributors, Inc.

Ex-Officio - Cocoa Processor:
Mr. James G. Hagedorn
Executive Vice President - Business Development
Barry Callebaut USA LLC

Member: (Alphabetized by last name)

Mr. Michael Brandstaedter
President & CEO
The Topps Company

Ms. Lisa Rowland Brasher
President & CEO
Jelly Belly Candy Company

Mr. Paul Chibe
Chief Executive Officer - North America
Ferrero USA, Inc.

Mr. Pierson E. Clair, III
CEO & Vice Chairman
Brown & Haley

Mr. Kevin Coen
Las Olas Confections and Snacks

Mr. Ted J. Cohen
President & CEO
Hillside Candy

Mr. Tim Fogerty
President & CEO
Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

Ms. Ellen R. Gordon
Chairman & CEO
Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.

Mr. James H. Heinz
President & CEO
Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.

Mr. Rick Kay
President & CEO
Sweet Candy Company

Mr. Ben Kruger
Vice President, Commercial Leader
Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate N.A.

Ms. Sharon Leite
Managing Director, President of Godiva Chocolatier, North America
Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.

Ms. Tracey Massey
President, Americas
Mars Wrigley Confectionery

Mr. James Mattikow
Chief Commercial Officer
Ferrara Candy Company

Ms. Valerie Oswalt
President N.A. Confectionery
Mondelez International, Inc.

Mr. Martin B. Palmer
President & CEO
Palmer Candy Company

Mr. Andreas Pfluger
President & CEO
Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc.

Mr. Jeffery A. Rome
President & CEO
Impact Confections, Inc.

Mr. Keith Sakamoto
President & CEO
Hawaiian Host, Inc.

Mr. Robert Taylor, Jr.
President & Owner
Burdette Beckmann, Inc.

Mr. Todd Tillemans
President U.S. Division
The Hershey Company

Mr. Carlos Velasco
President, Confections and Global Foods Division
Nestlé USA

Mr. David L. Yale
President and Chief Operating Officer
Just Born Quality Confections

Legal Counsel:
Mr. Rick Frank
Managing Partner