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Board of Directors

Cheryl Hughes, Chair, is owner of The Whole Wheatery in Lancaster, CA and has been with the store since 1983. The Whole Wheatery joined INFRA in 2012. Cheryl has been in the industry for 35 years and has been on NPA Regional and National, Original Citizens for Health, FMI Shared Group, and the OTI Retail Boards.

John Pittari, Vice Chair, is the Owner of New Morning Market in Woodbury, CT, which has been a member of INFRA since 2007. John serves on the Board of the Connecticut Farmstead Dairy Alliance, the Advisory Board for BuyCTGrown.com, and has been a local Audubon Board Member for seven years.

Kimberly Hallinan, Treasurer, was with New Leaf Community Markets in CA and has been working with INFRA since New Leaf helped found INFRA in 2004. Prior to her work with New Leaf, Kimberly worked at a worker-owned nutbutter manufacturer in a variety of capacities.

Terry Brett, Secretary, is the Owner of Kimberton Whole Foods in Kimberton, Downingtown, Douglassville, Ottsville, and Malvern, PA. Kimberton joined INFRA in 2005.

Summer Auerbach, Director, is the Second-Generation Owner of Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Markets & Wellness Center. Rainbow Blossom has been an INFRA Member since 2005 and now has four locations in Louisville, KY, and a fifth in New Albany, IN.

Thomas Barstow, Director, is the Natural Foods Director of Guido’s Fresh Marketplace in Pittsfield and Great Barrington, MA. Guido's joined INFRA in 2012.

Aaron Gottlieb, Director, is the Owner of Native Sun Natural Foods Markets in Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, FL. Native Sun was founded in 1996 and joined INFRA in 2014.

Aaron Gottschalk, Director, has been with Wildberries Marketplace in Arcata, CA since 1995, and was their Store Manager for 13 years, and has been their General Manager since 2011. Aaron has been working with INFRA since Wildberries joined in 2006. Prior to his work with Wildberries, Aaron had six years in the industry working at Quincy Natural Foods in Quincy, CA.

Paku Misra, Director, is the General Manager at Sunflower Natural Foods Market in Woodstock and Rhinebeck, NY. Sunflower has been an INFRA Member since 2012.

Adam Stark, Director, is the Chief Miscellaneous Officer and Co-Owner of Debra's Natural Gourmet in Concord, MA. Debra's Natural Gourmet is one of INFRA's oldest members, joining in 2005.

Mylese Tucker, Director, is the Owner of Nature's Cupboard in Michigan City and Chersterton, IN. Nature's Cupboard joined INFRA in 2006.