Sustainability Council

Led by Chair Adam Kline and Vice Chair Samantha Veide, the Sustainability Council works to create and promote ideas, concepts, and action plans to the SCAA board that enable the SCAA to become the global leader in business for sustainability.


Samantha Veide, Mars Drinks North America

Vice Chair

Sarah Beaubien, Farmer Brothers

Council Members

Adam Kline, Atlantic Specialty Coffee, Inc.
Janice Nadworny, Food4Farmers
Al Liu, Atlas Coffee Importers, LLC
Chad Trewick, Chad A. Trewick
Ms. Mansi Chokshi, Specialty Coffee Association of America
Anne Nylander, Specialty Coffee Association of America
Miguel Zamora,
Mr. Michael Covington Boyd, Boyd Coffee Company
Mr. Dennis Macray,
Meredith Taylor, Peregrine Espresso
Ms. Kimberly Easson, JavaVentures
Tracy Ging, S & D Coffee Co., Inc.
Rosemary Trent, Pueblo a Pueblo
Scott Merle, La Minita Coffee
Mark Stell, Portland Roasting Coffee
Mrs. Amena M Smith, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
Katherine Antoinette Nolte, Twin & Twin Trading Ltd.
Kim Elena Ionescu, Counter Culture Coffee, Inc.
Jose Luis Zarate Garcia, Coffee Kids
Mr Angel Mario Martinez-Garcia, Progreso ProClimate Rabobank
Ben Schmerler, Root Capital
Caitlin McCarthy-Garcia, Equator Coffees & Teas, Inc.
Kelly Goodejohn, Starbucks Corporation
Carolyn Fairman, Specialty Coffee Association of America
Ashley Prentice, Ally Brazilian Coffee Merchants
Mr. Michael Sheridan, Catholic Relief Services

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