Nomination forms can be downloaded. The deadline is March 13. More information on the reception is available from United Fresh political affairs manager Angela Tiwari at 202-303-3416 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Besides honoring individual contributions, the event promotes progress for women in the industry, Dan’l Mackey Almy, last year’s speaker, said in a news release.
Past honorees include:
- Dan’l Mackey Almy, DMA Solutions Inc.
- Tonya Antle, Tanimura & Antle
- Frieda Rapoport Caplan, Frieda’s Inc.
- Margaret D’Arrigo-Martin, Taylor Farms Inc.
- Jan DeLyser, California Avocado Commission
- Jan Fleming, Strube Celery & Vegetable Co.
- Janice Honigberg, Sun Belle Inc.
- Lorri Koster, Mann Packing Co.
- Kathleen Nave, California Table Grape Commission
- Martha Rhodes-Roberts, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
- Steffanie Smith, River Point Farms LLC
- Heather Shavey, Costco Wholesale
- Mayda Sotomayor-Kirk, Seald Sweet International
- Rosemary Talley, Talley Farms
- Jenney Tenney, The Kroger Co.