Board of Directors and Staff
LCWC Board of Directors
The Lake County Winegrape Commission Board of Directors is made up of seven winegrape grower members, who are elected by eligible Lake County winegrape growers, and one public member. Board Members serve two-year terms. The Commission officers of Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary-Treasurer are elected by the Commission each year. The LCWC Board of Directors invites your comments and suggestions.
|Chair||Bonnie Sears, Beckstoffer Vineyards XVI|
|Vice Chair||Bruce Merrilees, Castilleja Farms LLC|
|Secretary-Treasurer||Pete Dodson, Savings Bank of Mendocino County (Public Member)|
|Directors||Keith Brandt, Bella Vista Farming Company
Cameron Mauritson, L&L Vineyards
Bill Oldham, Oldham Vineyards
Clay Shannon, Shannon Ranches
Jonathan Walters, Brassfield Estate
LCWC Committee Chairs
|Research & Education||Clay Shannon|
|Community/Industry Relations||Bruce Merrilees|
The Lake County Winegrape Commission carries out its work with a small dedicated staff and cadre of expert consultants who collaborate to implement marketing and educational programs, events, and activities to support Lake County winegrowers.
|Marketing & Events Manager||Megan Hoberg|
|Bookkeeping Consultant||Mary Terou, Terou Business Services|
|Marketing Consultant||John Hyde, 26 Brix|
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Wine Enthusiast Webinar: How Volcanic Soils Create ‘Intensity of Place’
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