National Mango Board Elects New Officers for 2021

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Produce Trade | 03/10/2021

National Mango Board Elects New Officers for 2021

Orlando, Florida (March 10, 2021) – The National Mango Board (NMB) elected new officers during its March board meeting. 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.

Clark Golden of Vineland, New Jersey will serve as Chair, and Christopher Ciruli of Tubac, Arizona as Vice Chair. Serving as Secretary is Michael Warren of Pompano Beach, Florida, and elected as Treasurer is Marsela McGrane of Los Angeles. The NMB officers, together with the rest of the board members, will continue to uphold the NMB’s mission to increase the consumption of mango in the U.S. by inspiring consumers and educating them about the culture, flavor, and nutrition of mangos while bringing the industry together.

“I’m confident the leadership the NMB has in place will continue our work to move mangos away from being an exotic fruit to a daily necessity in every U.S. household,” said NMB Executive Director Manuel Michel. “Everyone at the NMB is inspired by the exciting future that lies ahead.”

About the National Mango Board

The National Mango Board is an agriculture promotion group supported by assessments from both domestic and imported fresh 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 mangos in the U.S. marketplace. One serving or ¾ cup of the superfruit mango contains 70 calories, 50% of daily value of vitamin C, 15% of daily value of folate, 15% of daily value of copper, 8% of daily value of vitamin A, 8% of daily value of vitamin B6, 7% of daily value of fiber and an amazing source of tropical flavor. Learn more at www.mango.org.