Tashi Zouras, President
Hello, I'm Tashi Zouras and I'm the President of the Western Watermelon Association. I'm also the Vice President of Dimetri Gardikas Produce Company and have been involved in the watermelon industry for over 35 years.
Christian Murillo, Vice President
Hola ! I’m Christian Murillo, Vice President of the Western Watermelon Association. I am also the Vice President of the National Watermelon Promotion Board, and the Assistant Director of Sales for Cactus Melon Distributing. #EatTheWholeWatermelon #EatWatermelonEveryday
Barbara Murrillo, Sec-Tres
Jane loves going on hikes, strolling along the beach, hot chocolate, and playing with her kids. Her favorite color is blue, and she enjoys orange juice.
Danielle Ratto, Exec Member
I have been very fortunate to be a part of the watermelon industry for over 15 years. I am Senior Sales for Van Groningen & Sons, Inc in Manteca, CA. I have served on the Western Watermelon Board for several years, and am lucky to be part of such an amazing organization!
Sean Rundle, Exec Member
I have been lucky enough to serve on the Western Watermelon Board for over 5 years under Tashi's leadership. I work for my families' agricultural packaging company, MR BOX INC. We provide bins and all other packaging to support the watermelon industry.
Joey Anticevich, Exec Member
I am Director of Melon Sales for Eagle Eye Produce in Hemet, Ca. My experience with watermelons goes back 40 years in growing, shipping and distribution. I am privileged to have learned from some of the legends in the watermelon industry. I hope to be able to use my knowledge to further the agenda of the WWA.