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President's Message

State Legislature and US Delegation

Welcome to your "one-stop shopping" resource for the Northwest Grocery Industry. The Northwest Grocery Association, a not-for-profit organization of the grocery retailers, wholesalers, suppliers, brokers, buyers and manufacturers serving the needs of our industry and their customers in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho..

Mission Statement

The mission of NWGA is to serve as the spokesperson for the Northwest's grocery industry by promoting the common interests and issues of its membership by providing current communications, leadership and member services.

Our History

Since 1980 the not-for-profit Northwest Grocery Association (NWGA) has been working for the state's grocery trade as its legislative watchdog, public relations agency and news and information resource. The Association represents the retailers, wholesalers, brokers, manufacturers and suppliers that support the Pacific Northwest's $70 billion dollar grocery industry - one of the Northwest's biggest assets.


Along with its Board of Directors, the NWGA staff represents 1,683 member retailers, wholesalers and suppliers in the Northwest.

Joe Gilliam President
Sandra Wilken Director of Operations
Trudy Macadam Bookeeper
Shawn Miller NWGA Oregon Lobbyist
Holly Chisa NWGA Washington Lobbyist

Oregon & Idaho NWGA Contact Information:
(Oregon & Idaho Lobbyists & NWGA Events & Administrative office)

8565 SW Salish Lane, Suite 100
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070
phone: 503-685-6293 / 800-824-1602
fax: 503-685-6295

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
Directions to NWGA Office

Washington NWGA Mailing Address:
(Washington Lobbyists)

Northwest Grocery Association
P.O. Box 1414
Olympia, WA 98507