National Mango Board Elects New Officers for 2016


    The National Mango Board (NMB) elected new officers during their March board meeting in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The NMB officers will lead the board and fulfill their duties and responsibilities as dedicated members and in accordance with the Commodity Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 1996, and the Mango Order.

    Greg Golden of Mullica Hill, NJ will serve as Chair, and Joella Shiba of Los Angeles, CA as Vice-Chair. Serving as Secretary is Jorge Perez of Sinaloa, Mexico, and elected as Treasurer for a second term is Chris Ciruli of Tubac, AZ. Danny Pollak of Sea Girt, NJ will serve as Ex-Officio. The NMB officers, together with the rest of the board members will continue to uphold the NMB’s mission to increase consumption of fresh mangos in the U.S. through innovative research and promotional activities, while fostering a thriving industry.
    Pictured above from left to right are the 2016 National Mango Board Officers: Danny Pollak, Ex-Officio; Chris Ciruli, Treasurer; Joella Shiba, Vice-Chair; Greg Golden, Chair; and Jorge Perez, Secretary.
    “Each officer and board member brings a wealth of experience, industry knowledge, and new ideas to the NMB,” stated Manuel Michel, Executive Director of the NMB. “We are confident of the leadership and guidance past officers have provided the board, and look forward to working with the 2016 officers as we continue strengthening and supporting the U.S. mango industry"

    mango.org to learn to learn more about the NMB’s 2016 marketing program initiatives, as well as upcoming projects in nutrition and postharvest research, and new communications strategies.


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    About the National Mango Board

    The National Mango Board is an agriculture promotion group, supported by assessments from both domestic and imported mangos. The board was designed to drive awareness and consumption of fresh mangos in the U.S. The superfruit mango contains 100 calories, an excellent source of vitamins A and C, a good source of fiber and an amazing source of tropical flavor. Learn more at www.mango.org.