Leadership

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Sam E. Baker, Jr.

SAM E. BAKER, JR.

Oles Morrison Rinker Baker LLP
Ted Baseler

TED BASELER

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Bob Betz

BOB BETZ

Betz Family Winery
Frank and Charlene Blethen

FRANK AND CHARLENE BLETHEN

CEO of The Seattle Times
Dick Boushey

DICK BOUSHEY

Boushey Vineyards
Phyllis Campbell

PHYLLIS CAMPBELL

JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Stacy Lill

STACY LILL

Cashmere Consulting/O Wines
Cameron Myhrvold

CAMERON MYHRVOLD

Ignition Partners
Deborah Nash

DEBORAH NASH

Microsoft Corporation, Retired
Michael Towers

MICHAEL TOWERS

Ambassador Vineyards
Steve Warner

STEVE WARNER

Washington State Wine Commission

STAFF

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What is your favorite food & wine pairing?

  • Sherri Swingle

    Bubbles with a great salami or fried chicken
    (it’s a southern thing)

SHERRI SWINGLE

Executive Director
(206) 949-3372
  • Shelley Tomberg

    Washington Bordeaux red blend and a medium rare filet mignon

SHELLEY TOMBERG

Executive Director
  • Melissa Pederson

    A Washington Cabernet Franc with my famous and crowd favorite feta and spinach quiche

MELISSA PEDERSON

Director of Events and Operations
(206) 326-5770
  • Martine Kulesa

    Syrah with a char-grilled burger

MARTINE KULESA

Development Coordinator
(206) 326-5768
  • Laura Kleinhofs

    An aged Cabernet Sauvignon with a rib eye steak

LAURA KLEINHOFS

Marketing & Communications
(206) 326-5747
  • Grenache or Rhone Style Blend with Lamb

Jamie Peha

Private Barrel Auction
(206) 661-8243
  • Gary McLean

    Filet Mignon with a Cabernet Sauvignon

Gary McLean

Special Projects
(253) 229-4280