National Mango Board Elects New Officers for 2019

Produce Trade | 04/04/2019

National Mango Board Elects New Officers for 2019

The National Mango Board (NMB) elected new officers during their March board meeting in Antigua, Guatemala. As dedicated members, the NMB officers will fulfill their duties and responsibilities by leading the board in accordance with the Commodity Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 1996, and the Mango Order.

Michael Warren of Pompano Beach, FL will serve as Chair for a second term, and Jiovani Guevara of Phoenix, AR as Vice-Chair. Serving as Secretary for a second term is Marsela McGrane of Los Angeles, CA, and elected as Treasurer for a second term is Chris Ciruli of Tucson, AZ. 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. by bringing the industry together and educating consumers about the flavor, nutrition and health of mangos.

Pictured above from left to right are the 2019 National Mango Board Officers: Jiovani Guevara, Vice-Chair; Michael Warren, Chair; Marsela McGrane, Secretary and Chris Ciruli, Treasurer.

“I want to acknowledge the new NMB officers elected to represent this organization and the appointed members who serve the mango industry,” stated Manuel Michel, Executive Director of the NMB. “Over the years the NMB has become a trailblazer when it comes to the initiatives it generates, the partnerships that are formed, and the collaboration that happens at all levels of the mango industry. A key driving force in all this comes from the leadership the NMB has in place.”

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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’s vision, for mangos to move from being an exotic fruit to a daily necessity in every U.S. household, was designed to drive awareness and consumption of fresh mangos in the U.S. marketplace. One cup of the superfruit mango contains 100 calories, 100% of daily vitamin C, 35% of daily vitamin A, 12% of daily fiber, and an amazing source of tropical flavor. Learn more at