Events Committee

Led by Director Tracy Ging, Co-Chaired by 2nd Vice President Tracy Allen, the Events committee is made up of three subcommittees (Awards, Expo Executive, and Marketing Advisory) that work to plan and execute SCAA events.



Awards

Chair
Paul Thornton, Coffee Bean International, Inc.

Committee/Council Member
Timothy Castle, Castle & Co.
Scott Merle, La Minita Coffee
Anna Valls, F. Gavina & Sons, Inc.
Daniel Cox, Coffee Enterprises, Inc.

SCAA Senior Staff
Cindy Cohn, Specialty Coffee Association of America

SCAA Staff Lead
Tara Smith, Specialty Coffee Association of America




Expo Executive

Chair
Tracy Allen, Brewed Behavior

Committee/Council Member
Craig Uthe, Torani / R. Torre & Company
Annalisa Parnell, Pacific Bag, Inc.
Connie Blumhardt, Roast Magazine
Melissa McGuinness, Specialty Coffee Association of America
Laura Sommers, Espresso Supply Inc.
June Ashley, Starbucks Corporation
Robin Pollard, Pollard Coffee
Debra Kaminski, Pacific Foods of Oregon
Stacy Woods, Specialty Coffee Association of America
Anastasia Chovan, UNIC USA CORP.
Shani Herrman, Starbucks Corporation
Katy Goulding, Specialty Coffee Association of America
Andrew Linnemann, Starbucks Corporation

SCAA Senior Staff
Cindy Cohn, Specialty Coffee Association of America

SCAA Staff Lead
Lisa Pacini, Specialty Coffee Association of America




Marketing Advisory

Chair
Paul Thornton, Coffee Bean International, Inc.

Committee/Council Member
Joseph McBride
Mark Inman, Olam Specialty Coffee
Wes Buckwalter, SeaMonster Studios
Christian Wade, Alliance for Coffee Excellence - Cup of Excellence
Andrew Linnemann, Starbucks Corporation
Katie Barrow, Fair Trade USA
Tracy Ging, S & D Coffee Co., Inc.
Marcus Boni, Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co.

SCAA Senior Staff
Tara Smith, Specialty Coffee Association of America

SCAA Staff Lead
Israel Serna, Specialty Coffee Association of America





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