Nominations for CAC Board of Directors Now Being Accepted

  • Jul 17, 2017

Nominations for the California Avocado Commission (CAC) General Election, which will take place in October 2017, are now being accepted. The Commission encourages all interested parties to submit nomination packets prior to the August 25 deadline. Eleven seats will be open in the 2017 General Election, including one member and one alternate from each of the five districts as well as one alternate handler. Elected individuals shall serve a two-year term, ending on October 31, 2019.

Those interested in serving on the Board should declare their candidacy for the district in which their grove is located. The CAC District map can be found online. To submit your candidacy, download the producer or handler nomination packet. The nomination packets must be received by CAC on or before August 25, 2017. Packets can be mailed to CAC, 12 Mauchly, Suite L, Irvine, CA, 92618-6305, faxed to 949.341.1970 or emailed to aaymami@avocado.org.

After the election, candidates who receive the highest vote totals will be offered first choice of the seat available (member or alternate) in their district. Effective November 1, 2017, the CAC Board of Directors will be comprised of 19 individuals who serve as producers, handlers and public members.

For complete information, visit the General Election webpage on the California avocado grower website.

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