April 8//Madison, Wis./Press Release -- The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association board of directors announced new titles for officers and staff at its board meeting.

Voni Woods, senior director of Deli, Giant Eagle Inc., is the chairman of the IDDBA board of directors. William G. Klump, senior vice president Marketing, Butterball, LLC’s is the executive vice chairman of the board. David Leonhardi, director of Education & Events, Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board is vice chairman, and John Cheesman, vice president of Sales – Corporate Accounts, Maplehurst Bakeries LLC, is the treasurer. Steve Beekhuizen, senior vice president of Sales, Dawn Food Products Inc., is the immediate past chairman.

At the same meeting, Carol L. Christison was named president and CEO of the IDDBA; Lucie Arendt was named vice president of Membership, Exhibits, Registration, and IT. Mary Kay O’Connor was named vice president of Education, and Christopher S. Schwass, CPA, was named vice president of Finance. Additional positions within the staff structure were also changed to better reflect the scope and responsibilities of the various jobs. In addition to the changes above, the board approved the ballot for the fall election to the board.