Staff

Lance Jungmeyer
Lance JungmeyerPresident
Lance Jungmeyer is President of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA), an industry association representing importers of Mexican produce, based in Nogales, Ariz. In addition to his role at FPAA, Jungmeyer is on the Board of Directors of the Border Trade Alliance, and he is active on the United Fresh Produce Association’s Government Relations Council, as well as the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s North America Trade Task Force. He is co-chair of the North American Produce Food Safety Working Group. Group, North American Trade Task Force, a committee of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association and Southern Arizona Transportation Council.
Allison Moore
Allison MooreVice President
Allison Moore is Vice President of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) and has been with the association for since 2001 working on government affairs issues related to cross border trade, agriculture, food safety, and more. She currently sits on the board of the Economic Development Foundation and Nogales Community Development. Moore also served for several years as a board member on the Greater Nogales Santa Cruz County Port Authority. Through her involvement in the produce industry, Moore actively works to strengthen produce businesses through bringing infrastructure improvements to the area, working on Federal regulatory issues, enhancing Customs and Border Protection processes and integration with industry and partnering government agencies in the U.S. and Mexico, and creating a more effective business environment for the members of the produce industry.
Georgina Felix Berrueto
Georgina Felix BerruetoDirector of Operations & International Affairs
Georgina Felix Berrueto is the Director of Operations & International Affairs of the Fresh Produce Association (FPAA). Georgina has been with the FPAA for over 14 years working on Interinstitutional public relations with foreign and local governmental agencies and grower’s associations abroad. Georgina currently represents the FPAA on the Mexican Customs and Mexican Military Outreach Meetings, the Technical Peer Group for Foreign Trade Facilitation, the Nogales Corridor Workgroup and facilitates the coordination for the Trucking Industry Workgroup, which includes Mexican growers’ organizations, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Arizona Department of Transportation, and trucking companies.
Conchita Singh
Conchita SinghAccounting & Human Resources
Conchita has 32 years experience in the produce industry and volunteers accounting services for the Greater Nogales Santa Cruz County Port Authority and also oversees all their financial activities.
Emmis Yubeta
Emmis YubetaDirector of Membership & Events
Emmis has 11 years experience in the produce industry and represents the FPAA on the Nogales Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee, she works with the Santa Cruz College to provide Continuing Education courses for the community and is a member of the Local Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education at Rio Rico High School.
Andrea Ortega
Andrea OrtegaCommunications Coordinator
Andrea has a strong background in marketing, communications, event coordination, and project management. Additionally, Andrea is also involved with various organizations including the Arizona Industry Fellows and the Greater Green Valley Community Foundation where she sits as an Economic Development Advisor.

Board of Directors

Leonardo Tarriba – Chairman   
Farmer’s Best International

Rod Sbragia – Chairman Elect    
Tricar Sales

Scott Vandervoet – Past Chairman    
Vandervoet & Assoc., Inc.

Bobby Astengo
Peppers Plus

Gonzalo Avila 
Malena Produce

Chris Ciruli – Mango Div. Chair
Ciruli Brothers

Raquel Espinoza 
Produce House

Jorge Gamez
Atlas International

Juan Manuel Ibarra  
Marengo Foods

Demetrio Kiriakis – Rep.
Nog. US Customas Brokers Assoc.

Martin Ley
Shipley Sales

Matt Mandel         
SunFed

James Martin 
Wilson Produce

Jose Antonio Martinez    
Divine Flavor

Eric Meyer 
Prime Time International

Juan Pablo Molina  
Fresh Farms

Bert Monteverde Jr.  
H.M. Distributors, Inc.

Jimmy Munguia – Tomato Div. Chair
Del Campo Supreme

John Pandol Grape Div. Chair    
Pandol Brothers

Walter Ram     
Giumarra Companies

Mikee Suarez 
MAS Melons & Grapes

Lesley Sykes      
Sykes Co.

Chuck Thomas      
Thomas Produce