Your Representatives

Comprised of nine commissioners and nine alternates, the board of directors provides direction and input on behalf of the region’s 750 winegrowers. Working together, Lodi growers are successfully moving the Lodi region forward as a high quality, environmentally and socially conscious production area.

 

Board of Directors

Commissioners

Phil Abba
Jason Eells
Curt Gillespie
Joan Kautz
Matt Lauchland
Tom Murphy
Diego Olagaray
Aaron Shinn
Jacylyn Stokes

Alternates

Scott Armolea
Joe Larranaga
Brandon Sywassink
Colton Machado
Todd Maley
Dirk Heuvel
Mitch Spaletta
Garret Schaefer
Art Prudhel

 

Committees

Executive Committee

Aaron Shinn – Chair
Diego Olagaray – Vice Chair
Curt Gillespie – Secretary
Tom Murphy – Treasurer

Finance Committee

Tom Murphy – Chair
Gary Daniel
Matt Lauchland
Diego Olagaray
Brandon Sywassink

 

Grower Marketing Committee

Joan Kautz – Chair
Curt Gillespie
Ben Kolber
Richard Lauchland
Craig Ledbetter
Colton Machado
Garret Schaefer
Mitch Spaletta
Jacylyn Stokes
Aaron Shinn

 

LODI RULES Committee

Phil Abba – Chair
Kendra Altnow
Warren Bogle
Charlie Hamilton
Dirk Heuvel
Madelyn Kolber
Stanton Lange
Steve Quashnick
Chris Storm

Research, Education & Communication Committee

Larry Whitted – Chair
Scott Armolea
Amy Blagg
Kyle Brown
Pieter A. den Hartog
Ben Duesterhaus
Michael Klouda
Joe Larranaga
Art Prudhel
Keith Striegler
Joe Valente

Winery Marketing Committee

Steve Felten – Chair
Jon Bjork
Jason Eells
Jorja Lerner
Todd Maley
Tanya McMahan
Dan Panella
Dave Phillips
Jeremy Trettevik

 

California Wine Education Foundation Board

Robert Pirie – Chair
Stuart Spencer – Secretary/Treasurer
Eric Daegling
Farrah Felten Jolley
Craig Ledbetter
Steve Quashnick
Jon Wetmore