The CucCAP Stakeholder Advisory Board includes industry representatives from the four Cucurbit commodity groups. The National Watermelon Promotion Board and the National Watermelon Association each recently announced changes in their leadership.
On January 6, 2023, the National Watermelon Association announced that George Szczepanski has been named as the organization’s new executive director effective February 26, 2023. He will replace outgoing NWA Executive Director Bob Morrissey who will complete his service in late February and remain on the board to complete a transition period.
On January 13, 2023, the USDA announced appointments to the National Watermelon Promotion Board. More information about the board is available on the Agricultural Marketing Service National Watermelon Promotion Board webpage and on the watermelon board’s website.