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Purpose | Hold the vision, set strategies, oversee management and implementation of current projects, i.e. represent the membership.

Current Work | Continuing to expand the appeal of our Annual Exposition, strengthening SCAA education & training programs, establishing a forum for a higher-level dialogue through Symposium, expanding regional events, supporting the Barista community, building certification programs, developing standards, improving our library of statistics, delivering on our commitment to the Millennium Development Goals, developing the volunteer base, and overall, managing a sound organization.
Shawn Hamilton
President

Java City
Vice President of Operations/Coffee Buyer
1300 Del Paso Rd.
Sacramento, CA, 95834
916-565-5500


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Tracy Allen
Vice President

Brewed Behavior
President & CEO
1114 N Clark St Apt 5
W Hollywood, CA 90069-2091
1 (913) 940-9652


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Ben Pitts
2nd Vice President

Royal Cup Coffee
Vice President of FoodService & Hospitality
160 Cleage Drive
Birmingham, AL 35217
205-271-6026

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Guy Burdett
Secretary/Treasurer

InterAmerican Coffee, Inc.
President & CEO
19500 State Highway 249 Ste 225
Houston, TX 77070-3015
281-772-8276


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Juan Luis Barrios
Director

Finca La Merced / Retiro de Quisaya
General Manager
20 Calle 18-23, Zona 10
Edif. Plaza Buro, Ofi. 208
Guatemala City, Guatemala 01010
502-2366-2565

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Aida Batlle
Director

Everest S.A.
President
KM. 62 Carretera Antigua
San Salvador, B6-144 El Salvador
503-441-2830


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Skip Finley
Director

Dalla Corte Espresso Coffee Systems NA
Technical Director/Partner
(805) 331-0564


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Tracy Ging
Director

S&D Coffee & Tea
Vice President of Sustainability and Strategic Initiatives
300 Concord Pkwy S
Concord, NC 28027-6702
800-933-2210
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Andrew Hetzel
Director

Cafemakers, LLC
Founder
PO BOX 437436
Kamuela, HI 96743-7436
1 (336) 443-0290


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Heather Perry
Director

Klatch Coffee
Director of Training & Consulting
1848 W. llth Street Suite A
Upland, CA 91786
877-455-2824


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Rachel Peterson
Director

Hacienda La Esmeralda
Producer
Boquete, Panama
787-469-6636


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Paul Thornton
Immediate Past President

Farmer Brothers
Director of Coffee
2181 NW Nicolai
Portland, OR, 97210
503-227-4490
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Chad Trewick
Director

INTL FCStone Inc.
Risk Manager
Minneapolis, MN 55408-3531
612-386-7847


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Ric Rhinehart
Executive Director

Specialty Coffee Association of America
Executive Director
330 Golden Shore, Suite 50
Long Beach, CA, 90812
562-624-4100


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