I’ve been a member of the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), or I have worked for an SCAA member, for my entire coffee career. The vision of the specialty coffee community, as expressed through our association, has been a guiding force in my development as a coffee professional and in building my business. Because of this, I, along with hundreds of dedicated coffee professionals, have dedicated volunteer time and effort towards guiding the direction of our community and our association. To read the rest of this article, subscribe to The Chronicle or become a member today! If you’re already a Chronicle subscriber or member, please login.