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Swearing-In of Newly Elected NSA Board of Directors Performed During Ceremony


The National Supermarket Association celebrate the swearing-In of newly elected NSA Board of Directors

To Start of the ceremony, Father Erick Cruz from Catholic Charities Archdiocese of NY offered the invocation/blessing to the Newly Elected Board and the ceremony attendees. The event’s special guest, United States Congressman Adriano Espaillat, preceded by performing the NSA Swear-in to the newly elected Board of Directors.

The new NSA Board consist of; Mr. William Rodriguez President-elect, 
Samuel Collado Vice-President, Pedro Goico General Secretary, 
Frank Felix Zapata Treasurer, Jose Azcona, Ivan Bueno, Nallely de Jesus, Dionicio Liz, Angel Rafael Nuñez, Anthony Peña, and Frank Pimentel. This board will serve the NSA for a term of two years (2019 – 2020).

During the event the newly Elected National President, Mr. William Rodriguez, laid out the working platform that will be implemented with a focus on enhancement of the membership capabilities, strengthening the relationships with wholesalers, partnering up with DSD companies and building meaningful alliances with community-based organizations to support the communities they serve. In addition, Mr. Rodriguez will work closely with an external advisory board to combine diverse knowledge and experiences to guide the NSA into the next era. Furthermore, he urged everyone to work together on an aligned vision for a more prosperous and dynamic future for the NSA.

Attendance for this event, was over 250 people, from NSA members, company representatives, wholesalers, and elected officials.
The masters of ceremony were Mr. Nelson Eusebio former president of the NSA and Mr. Jose Geraldo, Executive Director of the NSA.

Founded in 1989 by a group of Hispanics entrepreneurs, the NSA is a trade association that represents the interest of independent supermarket owners in New York and Urban cities throughout the East Coast, Mid-Atlantic Region and the state of Florida.

This year the NSA is celebrating its 30th anniversary, continuing to provide its members with hands-on representation in both the private and public sectors while advocating issues that impact the entire supermarket industry.

A sizeable representation of its member base, mostly of Hispanic descent. Currently, NSA membership is over 400 independent supermarkets and growing in the aforementioned regions.