20th Anniversary
“Making It Happen” Honorees

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These Hass avocado industry members have played an integral role in the success of the Hass Avocado Board over the last 20 years.

The success in working to make avocados America’s most popular fruit is thanks to the hard-working members of the Hass avocado industry who make a difference each and every day.

To commemorate its milestone anniversary, HAB is pleased to recognize key individuals with its 20th Anniversary “Making It Happen” Recognition Awards to celebrate the impact they’ve made and the critical role they’ve played in establishing, building and helping to grow HAB programs, strategy and direction.

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Congratulations to the Honorees

Award recipients were nominated by their peers for the prominent role they played in the furthering of programs, strategy and direction. Nominees include board, committee and special sub-committee members as well as staff and those associated with California Avocado Commission, Avocados from Mexico, Avocados from Peru, Chile Avocados, and Colombia Avocados.

Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees

Industry Members

Adrian Iturbide

Bob Schaar

Charley Wolk

Chris Henry

David Fausset

Enrique Camet

Gahl Crane

James C. Donovan

Jamie Johnson

Jorge Covarrubias

Jorge Hernandez

Jorge Restrepo

Jose Antonio Castro Echecopar

Ramon Paz-Vega

Ron Campbell

Salvador L. Dominguez

Scott Bauwens

Sergio Chavez

Xavier Equihua

Past and Present Staff Members

Alejandro Gavito

Emiliano Escobedo

Gina Widjaja

Jan DeLyser

John McGuigan

Jose Luis Obregon

Natalia Arias

Nikki Ford, PhD

Robert Rumph

Silvia Standke


Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees
Hass Avocado Board 20th Anniversary Honorees

Thank You!

To all of our honorees for your work to make avocados America’s most popular fruit