Dear Specialty Coffee Association of America Members,

Thank you so much for your support, I look forward to serving you over these next two years. See you all in Boston! – Andrew

From today’s SCAA Chronicle:

The SCAA membership has voted to approve the slate of candidates as recommended by the Nominating Committee for the 2013 Board of Directors Elections.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff and membership of the SCAA, it is my pleasure to officially welcome these dedicated individuals to the Board of Directors of the association and to confirm their election,” said Ric Rhinehart, Executive Director of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. “The newest members of the SCAA Board of Directors will join the current board at their first official meeting on Monday, April 15, immediately following The SCAA Event, in Boston, MA. We look forward to their valuable insights and contributions to the Board. We are also pleased to welcome back the returning members of the Board of Directors who were re-elected by the membership.”

Congratulations to the following individuals on their new positions on the SCAA Board of Directors:

2nd Vice President

For the term commencing April 2013 and ending April 2014. This position automatically moves into the Vice President position in 2014 and to the Presidential role in 2015.

Tracy Allen, CEO, Brewed Behavior


For the term commencing April 2013 and ending April 2015.

Skip Finley, Technical Director/Partner Dalla Corte Espresso Coffee Systems N.A.
Heather Perry, Director of Training & Consulting, Klatch Coffee
Timothy Schilling, Executive Director, World Coffee Research

New Members
Andrew Hetzel, Founder, CafeMakers
Guy Burdett, President & CEO, InterAmerican Coffee