Your Representatives

The California Avocado Commission Board is composed of 15 producers (10 members and five alternates), three handlers (two members and one alternate) and one public member — for a total of 19 members and alternates.  If you are unsure of which district your grove resides in, please contact the Commission or visit the CAC District Map page

Producer Members - District #1

Michael Perricone

District #1 - Member
Grove Location: Pauma Valley
Term Ends: 2023

Jessica Hunter

Jessica Hunter

Secretary
District #1 - Member
Grove Location: Valley Center
Term Ends: 2024

District 1 Alternate

District #1 - Alternate
Term Ends: 2023

Producer Members - District #2

Ohannes Karaoghlanian

Ohannes Karaoghlanian

District #2 - Member
Grove Location: Temecula
Term Ends: 2023

John Cornell

District #2 - Member
Grove Location: Temecula
Term Ends: 2024

Charley Wolk

District #2 - Alternate
Grove Location: Fallbrook
Term Ends: 2023

Producer Members - District #3

Rob Grether

Chairman
District #3 - Member
Grove Location: Somis
Term Ends: 2023

Maureen Cottingham

District #3 - Member
Grove Location: Camarillo
Term Ends: 2024

District 3 Alternate

District #3 - Alternate
Term Ends: 2023

Producer Members - District #4

Jason Cole

Jason Cole

Treasurer
District #4 - Member
Grove Location: Santa Paula
Term Ends: 2023

Rachael Laenen

Vice Chair
District #4 - Member
Grove Location: Santa Paula
Term Ends: 2024

Catherine Keeling

District #4 - Alternate
Grove Location: Santa Paula
Term Ends: 2023

Producer Members - District #5

Daryn Miller

District #5 - Member
Grove Location: Cayucos
Term Ends: 2023

Will Carleton

District #5 - Member
Grove Location: Carpinteria
Term Ends: 2024

District 5 Alternate

District #5 - Alternate
Term Ends: 2023

Handler Members

Peter Shore

Handler - Member
Handler Company: Calavo Growers, Inc.
Term Ends: 2023

Gary Caloroso

Gary Caloroso

Handler - Member
Handler Company: Giumarra Companies
Term Ends: 2024

Connor Huser

Handler - Alternate
Handler Company: Mission Produce
Term Ends: 2023

Public Members

Public Member

Public Member
Term Ends: 2024