Our Team

Board of Directors

Avery Schwenk
Paul Sayler
James Branagan
Garin Frost
Matt Nadeau
Steve Parkes
Sean Lawson
Founder of the Vermont Brewers Association

Greg Noonan

Executive Director

Melissa Corbin

Festival and Marketing Manager

Amy Cronin

Board of Directors and Officers 2017

Avery Schwenk (President) – Hermit Thrush Brewery – Term Ends 2019
Paul Sayler (Vice President) – Zero Gravity Craft Brewery – Term Ends 2019
James Branagan (Secretary) – Whetstone Station – Term Ends 2019
Garin Frost (Treasurer) – Frost Beer Works – Term Ends 2019
Matt Nadeau – Rock Art Brewery – Term Ends 2017
Steve Parkes – Drop-In Brewing – Term Ends 2017
Sean Lawson – Lawson’s Finest Liquids – Term Ends 2017

Committee Members and Chairs 2017

Events
Andrea Gagner (Chair) – 14th Star Brewing Co.
Paul Sayler – Zero Gravity Craft Brewery
Anne Linehan – Brocklebank Craft Brewing
Marly Thompson – Harpoon Brewery
Joe Lemnah – Burlington Beer Company

Finance
Garin Frost (Chair) – Frost Beer Works
Marty Bonneau – GoodWater Brewery
Steve Miller – Harpoon  Brewery

Governance
Kara Pawlusiak (Chair) – Simple Roots Brewing
Mike Sardina – Hill Farmstead Brewery
Avery Schwenk – Hermit Thrush Brewery

Government Affairs
Avery Schwenk (Chair) – Hermit Thrush Brewery
Steve Miller – Harpoon  Brewery
Dan Sartwell – 14th Star Brewing Co.
Mike Sardina – Hill Farmstead Brewery
Shaun Hill – Hill Farmstead Brewery
Paul Sayler – Zero Gravity Craft Brewery
Matt Nadeau, Rock Art Brewery

Marketing
James Branagan (Chair) – Whetstone Station
Prescott Stanton – 14th Star Brewing Co.
Kelen Beardsley – Trout River Brewing Company
Mark Hegedus – Magic Hat Brewing Company
Melissa Hamilton – Stone Corral Brewery

Technical and Education
Steve Parkes (Chair) – Drop-In Brewing
Scott Shirley – Harpoon Brewery
Mark Hegedus – Magic Hat Brewing Company
JP Williams – von Trapp Brewing