The Produce for Better Health Foundation staff is here to help your 5 A Day efforts succeed.

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The Produce For Better Health Foundation Staff

Health and Nutrition

Elizabeth Pivonka, Ph.D., R.D., President, (302-235-2329 ext.15) [email protected]  Information on nutrition, fruits and vegetables, and research. Consumer press inquiries.


Claudia Wenzing, Vice President of Development, (302-235-2329 ext. 20) [email protected]  Information on becoming a Foundation corporate donor, sponsorship opportunities, and other development programs..

Frances Taccone Griffith, Ph.D., R.D., Director of Development, (302-235-2329 ext. 28) [email protected]  Fundraising and grant writing to tap new sources of funding beyond the produce industry, focusing on development of health industry, foundation & corporate partners through programs like the 5 A Day National Excellence Award program.

Suzanne Denver, Membership Manager, (302-235-2329 ext. 21) [email protected]  Information on becoming a licensed member, licensed use of the logo, and membership status inquiries. Approval of materials or programs developed using 5 A Day, review of materials, programs, or text under development

Rebecca Elzey, Development Coordinator, (302-235-2329 ext. 22) [email protected]  Development related information such as licensing, membership, planning / organizing Foundation dinner auction, solicits prospects for special events, performs donor research, Produce Man rentals and sales. Coordinates 5 A Day National Excellence Award program.

Jamie Hunter, Development Assistant, (302-235-2329 ext. 35) [email protected]  Assists Development staff with their outreach efforts, maintains information regarding development opportunities, assists with general office duties.


Barbara Berry M.S., R.D.  Vice President of Programs, (302-235-2329 ext. 24) [email protected]  Oversight of all Retail, Communications, and Food Service 5 A Day Programs, and handling of all consumer press inquiries concerning nutrition. Consumer press inquiries, background on 5 A Day National Consumer Column, and health/nutrition information.

Retail Marketing

Amy Bielicki, Director of Marketing, (302-235-2329 ext. 19) [email protected]  Information on promotional, marketing, and cross-promotion partnership opportunities.

Shandron Edmond, Marketing Assistant, (302-235-2329 ext. 34) [email protected]  Information on promotional, marketing, and cross-promotion partnership opportunities. Coordination of the regional and national 5 A Day Across the USA tour. Communicating with retail regional specialists. Assisting with coordination of billboard placements nationwide.


Christine Filardo, M.S., R.D., Manager of Nutrition Communications, (302-235-2329 ext. 29) [email protected]  Provides information, research & educational materials to the consumer press, health professionals and consumers.

Marilyn Neilan, Program Assistant, (302-235-2329 ext. 32) [email protected]  Information on Foundation Retail Marketing and Communications programs. Coordinates 5 A Day International Symposium.

Public Relations

Robb Enright, Director of Public Relations and Production, (302-235-2329 ext. 18) [email protected]  Trade press inquiries, information on national communications activities and industry communications activities.

Lori Baer, Production Coordinator, (302-235-2329 ext. 17) [email protected]  Information on Foundation publications, including the 5 A Day Catalog.

Donate Brown, Production Assistant, (302-235-2329 ext. 31) [email protected]  General information on the 5 A Day program. Processes orders from 5 A Day catalog.


Finance / Human Resources / Administration

Carol Munsch, Vice President, Finance and Administration, (302-235-2329 ext. 14) [email protected]  Questions regarding the Foundation's finance, human resource, and administrative policies
Joanne Hawkins, Marketing Associate, (302-235-2329 ext. 30) [email protected]  Orders from 5 A Day Catalog for promotional products, educational materials, posters/brochures, and 5 A Day National Excellence Awards materials. Questions regarding the Foundation's accounts receivable.  


Information Systems

Robert Webb, Website / Systems Coordinator  (302-235-2329 ext. 33) [email protected]  Maintains foundation network, computer equipment, software and web site, management of database.


General 5 A Day Information

Vivian Nichols, Executive Assistant, (302-235-2329 ext. 12) [email protected]  General information on 5 A Day. Manages office. Coordinates Foundation Board of Directors meetings.

Terri Brady, (302-235-2329 ext.10) [email protected]  General information on 5 A Day and general office duties.

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