New CBIA Chairperson Peta Fielding
Following on from the recent Craft Beer Industry Association (CBIA)Annual General Meeting held in Melbourne, the successful candidates from the Board election have been announced.
Chuck Hahn from Malt Shovel Brewery, NSW, is returned as National Craft Brewery representative.
Jeremy Good from Cowaramup Brewing Co, WA, is returned as Nano/Pub Brewery representative.
Peta Fielding from Burleigh Brewing Co, QLD, is elected as the Regional Craft Brewery representative.
Doug Brooke from Brookes Beer, VIC, and Brendan Varis from Feral Brewing Co, WA, were elected to the supplementary Board positions.
These directors join Jared Birbeck from Birbeck’s Brewing, SA, who is the Contract Brewer representative and Matt Bebe from Mornington Peninsula Brewery, VIC, the Microbrewer representative, both of whom continue on from the previous Board.
The association thanked Dave Bonighton and Jake Uljans for their work in helping to build the CBIA.
The new Board held its first meeting in the week following the AGM to select officeholders. These will be; Peta Fielding as Chairperson, Matt Bebe as Treasurer and Jared Birbeck as Secretary.