Black Truffle

Our Mission

The mission of the North American Truffle Growers Association (NATGA) is to promote awareness, growth, and development of the truffle industry in North America. Our path to accomplish this mission will include researching best practices in all aspects of the industry, setting standards for premium truffles, sharing information between growers, as well as educating the public.  The direct result of NATGA’s action will be a strong and vibrant truffle industry.

NATGA Management Committee (since 2021)

The goals, objectives and activities of the association are directed by the NATGA Management Committee which consists of the Board of Directors and the Task Force Chairpersons:

NATGA Board of Directors (2023-2024)

  • President: Margaret Townsend
  • Vice President: Ann Scanlan
  • Treasurer: Kathleen Sedehi
  • Secretary: Mary Hughes
  • At-large: Phylicia Bulmer
  • Past President: Karen Passafaro

NATGA Task Force Chairpersons (2023-2024)

  • Education and Marketing: Fran Angerer
  • Research: Ann Scanlan
  • Government Relations: Lisa Bodrogi
  • Digital Media: Fabrice Caporal
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