Hass Avocado Board Seeks to Fill Producer Alternate Vacancy

  • Jan 15, 2020

The California Avocado Commission has received notification that the Hass Avocado Board (HAB) is seeking interested producers to fill a producer alternate vacancy for a term that expires October 31, 2021. HAB is focused on supporting the global avocado industry in its efforts to expand demand for avocados in the United States.

In order to be eligible to serve on the HAB Board, interested persons must:

  • Be domiciled in the U.S.
  • Be a producer who is engaged in the business of producing Hass avocados in the U.S. for commercial use and who owns — or shares ownership and risk of loss — of Hass avocados
  • Be subject to assessments under the Hass Avocado Promotion, Research and Information Order

Interested persons should email their name to Jorge Hernandez, HAB Chair, at Jorge@meviavos.com by noon on February 21, 2020. Or interested persons can attend the HAB Board meeting on February 26 at 1:00 p.m. that will be held at the Warner Center Marriott located at 21850 Oxnard Street, Woodland Hills, CA, 91367. Nominations will be taken from the floor at this meeting.

For more information, contact Sue Coleman at sue.coleman@usda.gov or 202.378.2569.

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