AHA Governing Committee

Officers and Board Designates

  • Chair Person: Roxanne Westendorf
  • Vice Chair: Drew Beechum
  • Secretary: Susan Ruud
  • Brewers Association Board Designate: Chris Frey
  • Brewers Association Board Designate: Jake Keeler

The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) Governing Committee (GC) is an advisory committee to the AHA Staff and Brewers Association Board of Directors.

The members of the Governing Committee are elected by the members of the AHA and charged with shaping the policy and activities on their behalf. View the AHA Governing Committee Bylaws.

The Governing Committee also appoints two members as designates to the Brewers Association Board of Directors. View the Brewers Association Bylaws.


AHA Governing Committee Recognition Award

Each year, your American Homebrewers Association (AHA) Governing Committee selects a recipient for the annual AHA Governing Committee Recognition Award.

The 2014 recipient for the award is Ken Schramm. Congratulations, Ken!


Governing Committee Members

Drew Beechum Drew Beechum***

Pasadena, CA

Fred Bonjour Fred Bonjour**

Troy, MI

Martin Brungard Martin Brungard***

Carmel, IN

Debbie Cerda Debbie Cerda*

Austin, TX

Denny Conn Denny Conn*

Noti, OR

justin crossley Justin Crossley**

Pacheco, CA

frey Chris P. Frey**

Saline, MI

Jake Keeler Jake Keeler**

St. Paul, MN

Ron Price
Ron Price
*

Smyrna, DE

jeff rankert
Jeff Rankert
***

Milford, MI

aimee richard Aimee Richard***

Philadelphia, PA

susan ruud Susan Ruud***

Harwood, ND

schmidlin Tom Schmidlin***

Redmond, WA

roxanne Roxanne Westendorf***

Cincinnati, OH

Kim Wood
Kim Wood
***

Greenwood, CA

Fred Eckhardt Fred Eckhardt

Portland, OR

Member Emeritus *Term ends May 2015

Ray Daniels
Ray Daniels

Chicago, IL

Member Emeritus** Term ends May 2016

Randy Mosher

Chicago, IL

Member Emeritus*** Term ends May 2017


Subcommittees

2014 Subcommittees Report

Club Support

Justin Crossley (chair), Drew Beechum, Fred Bonjour, Curst Stock, Stuart West and Roxanne Westendorf. Contact the Club Support subcommittee.

Competitions

Tom Schmidlin (chair), Fred Bonjour, Martin Brungard, Bruce Buerger, Steve Cook, Ron Price, Susan Ruud, Paul Shick, Curt Stock, Peter Twigg, Josh Weikert and Jamil Zainasheff, Contact the Competitions subcommittee.

Conference

Fred Bonjour (chair), Debbie Cerda, Bruce Fabijones, Chris Frey, Harold Gulbransen, Jim Homer, David Houseman, Loren Miraglia, Ron Price, Tom Schmidlin, Josh Weikert, Rob Westendorf and Roxanne Westendorf. Contact the Conference subcommittee.

Content & Resources

Drew Beechum and Denny Conn (co-chairs), Fred Bonjour, Debbie Cerda, Justin Crossley, Chris Frey, Ron Price, Tom Schmidlin, and Roxanne Westendorf. Contact the Content & Resources subcommittee.

Diversity

Debbie Cerda (chair), Martin Brungard, Poppy Fouch, Randy Mosher, Carlos Ortiz, Donna Reuter, Tom Schmidlin, Chip Walton, Roxanne Westendorf, Delaina Wilhelm, Kim Wood and Annie Zipser. Contact the Diversity subcommittee.

Industry

Jake Keeler (chair), Reed Antis, John Blichmann, Juno Choi, Larry Clouser, Justin Crossley, Michael Dawson, Chris Farley, Chris Graham, Chris Opela, Susan Ruud, Brad Smith and Brian Wright. Contact the Industry subcommittee.

Radegast Club of the Year Award

Drew Beechum (chair). Judges are selected annually to participate in Radegast Club of the  Year evaluations. Contact the Radegast Club of the Year Award subcommittee.

Research & Education Fund

Debbie Cerda and Chris Frey (co-chairs), Martin Brungard, Sandy Cockerham, Adam Lauver,  Randy Mosher, Jeff Rankert, Aimee Richard, Susan Ruud, Troy Stevens and Roxanne Westendorf. Contact the Research & Education Fund subcommittee.

Surveys & Communication

Jake Keeler and Roxanne Westendorf (co-chairs), Fred Bonjour, Chris Frey, Chris Graham, Susan Rankert, Aimee Richard, Roxanne Westendorf and Kim Wood. Contact the Surveys & Communication subcommittee.