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2013 Annual Business Meeting. Westin Mission Hills. Rancho Mirage, CA. Anti-Trust Compliance Policy. A trade association is, such as the PTNPA, by its very nature, a combination of competitors and, therefore, must conduct its business in strict adherence to federal and state antitrust laws.

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2013 annual business meeting
2013 Annual Business Meeting

Westin Mission Hills

Rancho Mirage, CA

anti trust compliance policy
Anti-Trust Compliance Policy
  • A trade association is, such as the PTNPA, by its very nature, a combination of competitors and, therefore, must conduct its business in strict adherence to federal and state antitrust laws.
  • PTNPA conducts its meetings in accordance with federal and state antitrust laws. We refer members to the antitrust compliance policy found in their meeting materials.
another busy year in review
Another Busy Year In Review

The Voice of America’s Nut Industry

clearly established direction
Clearly Established Direction


“To proactively advance America’s nut industry through professional networks, advocacy and education.”


The PTNPA is

“The Voice of America’s Nut Industry”

commitments achievements all completed
Commitments/AchievementsALL COMPLETED
  • Continue Strategic Planning
    • Formation of Committees – Forward Movement and Results
  • Set Future Convention Locations
    • 2014 – Naples Waldorf, Naples, FL
    • 2015 – Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, CA
    • 2016 – PGA National, Palm Beach, FL
  • Ongoing Proactive Policy/Advocacy Work
    • May Event in DC, Coalition Expansion, FSMA Reports
  • High level of Board Member/PTNPA Member engagement
    • Member visits, increase in calls/meetings with Members, referrals!
  • Leverage Advisory Board
    • Regular calls, Participation on Committees, Increased connection
  • New Dues Structure, Timing and Fees – July 1st
  • Constant Improvement…
ongoing impact
Ongoing Impact

Beyond the Annual Convention:

  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Collaboration with other organizations
  • Philanthropic support from Members
  • Increased number of calls, referrals, emails
new member only site
New Member Only Site

To include:

  • Easy Access to Reports/Industry Info
  • Online Member Directory
  • Find Other Members - Searchable Site!
  • Calendar of Events
  • Advertising Opportunities
  • Member History
  • Advocacy Tools
priorities for fy2013
Priorities for FY2013
  • Continued Strategic Committee Progress
    • Marketing/PR
    • Membership/Industry
    • Advocacy and Education
  • Industry Research/Data Collection
  • PTNPA Member Data & Value Details
  • Expanded Advocacy and Outreach
  • Outstanding Year – 75th Anniversary in 2014
thank you to all board members
Thank You To All Board Members


Chairman: MICHAEL PLACE – Western Nut CompanyVice Chairman: BILL ELAM – Kar’s NutsSecretary/Treasurer: BRIAN EZELL – Paramount Farms


GEORGE ARGIRES – Anton Argires, Inc.ANGELA Y. BAUER – Tropical Nut & FruitFRED BAINE – Golden Peanut Co.FRANK CIAMPA – The Leavitt Corp.MIA COHEN – Setton Pistachio of Terra BellaRICHARD A. DREHOBL – Georgia Nut Company, Inc.JOSEPH C. GRAZIANO, JR. – Terri LynnARAM HINTLIAN JR. – Nutcracker Brands, Inc.BILL MORECRAFT – Blue Diamond Growers

CHRIS NUBERN – Flagstone Foods/Ann’s House of Nuts

BOB SAUER – Kraft FoodsCALVIN “KELLY” SUESS – Specialty Commodities

MICHAEL J. VALENTINE – John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.

PAUL VEYETTE – Harris Woolf Almonds

very special thank you goes to
Very Special Thank YouGoes To…
  • Outgoing Chairman – J. Michael Place
  • Board Member – Frank Ciampa
and our honorary member

A Distinguished and Valuable Part of the PTNPA Family for 40 years!

Mr. Calvin “Kelly” Suess

new leadership vote
New Leadership (VOTE)

Proposed Officers (1 year Term Until 2014):

  • Bill Elam, Chairman, Kar’s Nuts
  • Brian Ezell, Vice Chairman, Paramount Farms, Inc.
  • Mike Valentine, Treasurer, JB Sanfillipo & Sons

Proposed New Board of Directors (2 year Terms Until 2016):

  • Mike Place, Western Nut Company *
  • Bill Elam, Kar’s Nuts *
  • Brian Ezell, Paramount Farms, Inc. *
  • Justin Hintlian, Superior Nut Company
  • Mike Valentine, JB Sanfilippo & Sons *
  • Karim Azzaoui, BALSU USA
please continue to participate
Please Continue to Participate
  • Call, write, GET INVOLVED
  • Use the Member Only Site to Your Benefit
  • Update Member Directory Profile
  • Visit Congressional Representatives
  • Make requests that will make PTNPA more valuable to YOU
      • - Introductions to Other Members
      • - Info About Industry/Member Changes
      • - Invitations to Learn More About Your Company
the next few days
The Next Few Days…

20 13

  • Reach Out to New Members
  • Visit Exhibitors
  • Enjoy the great events
  • Provide feedback to PTNPA staff and Board Members
  • Connect with other Members
  • Celebrate on Monday night
  • Complete our post-Convention survey and request for Member data!