Corporate Governance

Each member of each of the Audit, Compensation, Corporate Governance, and Nominating committees is "independent" as that term is defined in the NASDAQ Global Market listing standards. The Board has adopted a written charter for each of these committees as outlined on this page.

Audit Committee Charter

The Audit Committee is directly responsible for the engagement of independent auditors. They:

  • Review the scope and results of the audit.
  • Review the scope and results of the Company's internal auditing procedures with management or the internal auditors.
  • Review the independence of the auditors and any non-audit services provided by the auditors.
  • Review the company's system of internal accounting controls and management the adequacy with the auditors.
  • Make inquiries into other matters within the scope of its duties.

View Audit Committee Charter

Compensation Committee Charter

The Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors was created in order to:

  • Discharge the Board's responsibilities relating to the compensation of the Company's executives
  • Produce the report that the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission require to be included in or incorporated (by reference) into the Company's annual report and proxy statement.

View Compensation Committee Charter

Nominating Committee Charter

The responsibilities of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee include:

  • Assessing Board membership needs
  • Identifying, screening, recruiting, and presenting director candidates to the Board
  • Implementing policies regarding corporate governance matters
  • Making recommendations regarding committee memberships
  • Sponsoring and overseeing performance evaluations for the Board and the directors.

View Nominating Committee Charter


  • Seneca will always maintain the highest standards for protecting the worker and the environment.
  • Seneca will protect the integrity of the product and food safety at all times.
  • Seneca will conduct itself with integrity in all business matters at all times.
  • Employees will be treated with respect and promoted from within as often as possible.
  • Management will be accountable for their responsibilities.
  • Seneca will keep well-maintained plants.
  • Seneca will be the best at what they do and be a leader in the eyes of our customer.
  • Decisions will be based on protecting and improving shareholder value.

View Code of Ethics