Attention all Producers and Importers of Hass Avocados in the U.S.

Bring your passion for the avocado industry’s growth to the Hass Avocado Board as a new board member and help shape the future of our industry.

The Nomination, Voting and Selection Process for the 2024 Hass Avocado Board is in full swing. HAB announced 8 open seats on the Board: 2 producer director seats, 2 producer alternate seats, 2 importer director seats and 2 importer alternate seats. Persons appointed to fill these seats will serve on the Board from November 1, 2024, to October 31, 2027.

Ballots will be mailed/emailed on April 22, and the deadline for submitting your votes is Monday, May 20th. The full nomination timeline is below and can also be found at:


  • MAR 01 Announcement of open seats. Online nominations and voter registration process opens. Announcement letter mailed/emailed to eligible producers and importers.
  • APR 01 Deadline to submit nominations to HAB.
  • APR 08 Deadline for nominees to submit Nominee Information and Declaration of Eligibility via email.
  • APR 15 Deadline to register to vote.
  • APR 22 Paper ballots and e-ballots are mailed and/or emailed to eligible producers and importers.
  • MAY 20 Deadline to submit votes.
  • MAY 22 Voting results are submitted to CPA for total vote tabulation and verification.
  • MAY 24 CPA provides final voting results to HAB.
  • MAY 28 HAB requests Background form from top nominees per official voting results.
  • JUN 7 Deadline for top nominees to submit Background form.
  • JUL 03 HAB submits nominations packet to AMS and USDA Secretary.
  • NOV 01 Term begins for new members and alternates.

Please participate, and register to vote, then vote in this upcoming nomination, election, and selection process.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Silvia Standke at:

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