This excerpt taken from the HSY DEF 14A filed Mar 16, 2009.
Which of the nominees currently serve on the Board?
Each of the nominees is currently a member of the Board. Nominee David L. Shedlarz is standing for election by the stockholders for the first time at the 2009 annual meeting. Our Board elected Mr. Shedlarz a director on August 29, 2008 upon the recommendation of the Governance Committee. He was recommended to the Governance Committee by a third-party consultant retained by the Committee.