The Brewers Association is seeking self-nominations for the 2023 Board of Directors election. To ensure understanding of the commitment required to serve the industry, and to improve the efficiency of the nomination process, nominees must self-nominate. The deadline to submit a nomination is Monday, August 7 at 5:00 p.m. MDT.
The board is seeking nominees who possess one or more of the following:
- Prior or current Brewers Association committee or subcommittee experience; OR
- Prior or current experience serving in an officer position with a state brewers guild; OR
- Unique perspectives, insights, or experience that will benefit the craft brewing community.
The Brewers Association is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse board of directors that is committed to fostering equity and inclusion in the craft brewing industry. Women and nonbinary individuals, racial/ethnic minorities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Nominees should be brewery owners or designated as the brewery voting member representative by brewery ownership.
There are five open seats—one for pub brewers, three for packaging brewers, and one for taproom brewers. The election will occur in the fall of 2023. The board terms are three years each and start in February 2024.
Nominees must include the following materials with their nomination:
- A two-minute-or-less video
- A photo
- A candidate statement
- Responses to short answer questions
The governance and nominating committee will propose and set the final slate based on organizational gaps, such as geographic, size, and candidate diversity, and achievements on behalf of the craft brewing community.