National Mango Board Elects Multiple New Officers; Manuel Michel Comments

Wed. March 29th, 2023 - by Melissa De Leon Chavez

ORLANDO, FL - Some impactful news was recently announced in the mango sector. It was revealed that the National Mango Board (NMB) has elected new officers to serve on its Board of Directors. The new 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.

Manuel Michel, Executive Director, National Mango Board“Congratulations to the newly elected NMB officers and the Executive Committee members in 2023! We look forward to working with the new NMB leadership and receiving their guidance to develop successful marketing and communication programs that continue driving mango demand and consumption. While at the same time supporting research projects and industry relation events that provide value and maintain a strong and vibrant mango industry,” said Executive Director Manuel Michel.

According to a press release, Albert Perez of Miami, Florida, will serve as Chair, and Thomas Hall of Oxnard, California, as Vice Chair. Serving as Secretary is Cesar Morocho of Piura, Peru, and elected as Treasurer is Luis Carlos Martinez of Guatemala City, Guatemala.

National Mango Board has elected several new officers to serve on its Board of Directors, with Albert Perez taking on Chair and Thomas Hall as Vice Chair

Four members will also serve on the Executive Board, supporting the newly elected officers. Carlos Palafox of Jalisco, Mexico, will serve as the Industry Relations Officer; Alyssa Hind of Hidalgo, Texas, will serve as the Marketing and Communications Chair; Rod Chamberlain of Mecca, California, will serve as the Research and Industry Relations Chair; and Clark Golden of Vineland, New Jersey, will serve as Ex-Officio.

Their mission remains to increase the consumption of mango in the United States by inspiring consumers and educating them about the culture, flavor, and nutrition while bringing the industry together.

Congratulations to all the new officers!

National Mango Board