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

Jessica Hunter

Jessica Hunter

Secretary
District #1 - Member
Grove Location: Valley Center
Term Ends: 2022

Michael Perricone

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

Ryan Rochefort

Ryan Rochefort

District #1 - Alternate
Grove Location: Valley Center
Term Ends: 2023

Producer Members - District #2

John Cornell

District #2 - Member
Grove Location: Temecula
Term Ends: 2022

Ohannes Karaoghlanian

Ohannes Karaoghlanian

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

Charley Wolk

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

Producer Members - District #3

John Lloyd-Butler

District #3 - Member
Grove Location: Oxnard
Term Ends: 2022

Robert Grether

Rob Grether

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

Maureen Cottingham

District #3 - Alternate
Grove Location: Camarillo
Term Ends: 2023

Producer Members - District #4

Rachael Laenen

Vice Chair
District #4 - Member
Grove Location: Santa Paula
Term Ends: 2022

Jason Cole

Jason Cole

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

Catherine Keeling

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

Producer Members - District #5

Andrew Prechtl

District #5 - Member
Grove Location: Goleta
Term Ends: 2022

Daryn Miller

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

Will Carleton

District #5 - Alternate
Grove Location: Carpinteria
Term Ends: 2023

Handler Members

Gary Caloroso

Gary Caloroso

Handler - Member
Handler Company: Giumarra Companies
Term Ends: 2022

Peter Shore

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

Connor Huser

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

Public Members

Daniella Malfitano

Public Member
Term Ends: 2022