Mission Statement 

The Florida Watermelon Association was founded in 1968 by a small group of farmers to enable growers and marketers of Florida Watermelon to unite and through a concerted, organized membership work to promote the consumption of Watermelons grown in Florida. Also, to assist its membership in the growing and marketing of watermelons by providing a forum through this Corporation’s meeting and establishing of this Association’s business office, for the exchange of pertinent information, with particular regard to the watermelon industry.


Chairman of the Board - Laura Land

President - Carr Hussey

1st Vice President - Mark Bryan

2nd Vice President -  Trey Miller

Executive Director - Debbie Brady

Promotions Coordinator - Debra Harrison

Membership Coordinator - Debbie Alexander

2019 Florida Watermelon Queen - Avianna Liuzzo

The Florida Watermelon Association is a non-profit organization.

Florida Watermelon Association
P.O. Drawer 8
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Phone: 239.658.1442
Fax: 239.658.1448

Membership Coordinator 

Debbie Alexander


Promotions/Queen Inquiries

Debra Harrison

Phone: 863.633.8306
Email: debra@flfwa.com

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