AHA Governing Committee Monthly Meeting Summary: May 2021

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Here is a summary of the May meeting of your American Homebrewers Association Governing Committee (GC).

  • The Governing Committee (GC) welcomed the return of Chris Frey to the committee after he won one of the three seats in the recent election.¬† Jen Blair and Sandy Cockerham won re-election to their seats.
  • The revised Governing Committee Bylaws have been posted for download on the AHA website.¬† This opens a thirty day period for comment from the AHA membership¬†
  • The list of speakers for Homebrew Con 2021 has been posted on the AHA website.¬† There will also be six informal meet-ups during the conference that will focus on New Homebrewers, Kviek, Club Management, Beer Bloggers, the AHA Forum, Honey Tasting, and Women in Homebrewing.¬† These meetups will be moderated by members of the GC.
  • The winner of the AHA Recognition award will be announced during a pre-recorded presentation at Homebrew Con.
  • The GC and AHA staff are working on ways to address the decline in AHA membership over the past couple years.
  • Finally, we thanked Debbie Cerda who is stepping down after nine years of service on the Governing Committee.