Our Team

Board of Directors

Avery Schwenk
Paul Sayler
James Branagan
Anne Linehan
Dan Ukolowicz
Marty Bonneau
Dan Sartwell
Mark Hegedus
Kelen Beardsley

 

 

Founder of the Vermont Brewers Association

Greg Noonan

Executive Director

Melissa Corbin

Festival and Marketing Manager

Amy Cronin

Office Manager

Lauren Mark

Board of Directors and Officers 2019

Avery Schwenk (President) – Hermit Thrush Brewery – Term Ends 2019
Dan Sartwell (Vice President) – 14th Star Brewing Co. – Term Ends 2020
James Branagan (Secretary) – Whetstone Station – Term Ends 2019
Anne Linehan (Treasurer) – Brocklebank Craft Brewing – Term Ends 2021
Kelen Beardsley – Trout River Brewing Co.– Term Ends 2021
Marty Bonneau – Goodwater Brewery  – Term Ends 2019
Mark Hegedus –Magic Hat Brewing Co. – Term Ends 2021
Paul Sayler  – Zero Gravity Craft Brewery – Term Ends 2019
Dan Ukolowicz –  Simple Roots Brewing – Term Ends 2020

Committee Members and Chairs 2019

Events
Andrea Gagner (Chair) – 14th Star Brewing Co.
Anne Linehan – Brocklebank Craft Brewing
Marly Thompson – Harpoon Brewery
Joan Bulzacchelli – Hermit Thrush Brewery
Joshua Smith – Kickback Brewery

Finance
Anne Linehan (Chair) –Brocklebank Craft Brewing
Marty Bonneau – Goodwater Brewery
Steve Gagner – 14th Star Brewing Co.
Sean Lawson – Lawson’s Finest Liquids

Governance and Member Relations
Dan Sartwell (Chair) – 14th Star Brewing Co.
Scott Gawitt – Vermont Pub and Brewery
Sean Lawson – Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Kara Pawlusiak – Simple Roots Brewing

Government Affairs
Dan Ukolowicz (Chair) – Simple Roots Brewing
Paul Sayler – Zero Gravity Craft Brewery
Shaun Hill – Hill Farmstead Brewery
Sara Jasinksi –  Beer Naked Brewery
Matt Nadeau – Rock Art Brewery
Scott Salmonsen – Saint J Brewery
Allen Van Anda – Lost Nation Brewery

Marketing
James Branagan (Chair) – Whetstone Station
Kelen Beardsley – Trout River Brewing Company
Mark Hegedus – Magic Hat Brewing Company
Nate Scull – Hermit Thrush Brewery
Alyssa Sorrentino – Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Prescott Stanton – 14th Star Brewing Co.
Marly Thompson – Harpoon Brewery
Drew Vetere – Long Trail Brewery

Sustainability 
Chuck Soucy (Chair) – Hermit Thrush Brewery
David Fitzgerald – Mill River Brewing BBQ & Smokehouse
Adam Fuller – Magic Hat Brewery
Peter Logan – River Roost Brewery
Steve Miller – The Alchemist

Technical and Education
Mark Hegedus (Chair) – Magic Hat Brewing Company
Scott Gawitt – Vermont Pub and Brewery
Nate Johnson – Prohibition Pig
Robert Kuntz – Magic Hat Brewing Company
Brandon Mayes –  Long Trail Brewery
Steve Parkes – Drop-In Brewing
Scott Shirley – Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Josh Smith – Kickback Brewery