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NATGA Management Committee:

Board (Karen Passafaro)

Scope: Includes governance responsibility as described in the NATGA bylaws, advancing the organization toward achievement of its mission and objectives, and being a recognized voice for leading expertise within the North American Truffle Industry.

Membership and Internal Education (Ann Scanlan)

Scope: Responsible for expanding NATGA membership and delivering value to all internal member audiences.

Research (Staci O’Toole)

Scope: Interface with leading industry researchers and academics to increase North American production yields and profitability, while building capability to access research grants needed to continuously advance industry knowledge.

Government (Lisa Bodrogi)

Scope: Engage with Federal Agencies/NGOs and their local counterparts to coordinate best management practices that address regulatory concerns, while supporting and providing awareness of the value of the North American truffle industry.

Marketing (Fran Angerer)

Scope: Creates recommended industry standards in support of the use of the NATGA brand and creates public awareness of NATGA and the North American truffle industry through press releases and other marketing channels. 

Digital (Fabrice Caporal)

Scope: Supports the face of NATGA by ensuring relevant content is easily referenced and accessible by members and the general public, as appropriate, through digital means including website, and other social media platforms.