Our Board of Directors
Yvonne is a craft beverage enthusiast with a love for adventure and her local community. When she is not outside in the garden, on a hike or baking with her family she is helping out around town. She has helped run nonprofit organizations for 21 years. Her interest in the nonprofit world started in 1999 while in the US Navy. She helped run events and activities on her ship while deployed and then helped organize volunteers to help out Housing Hope, Volunteers of America and the local schools just to name a few. She later helped out at her children's local school's with the PTA and then landed a job as the Executive Director of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce. She is currently enrolled in Skagit Valley Community College's Craft Brewing Academy. She is so excited and ready to help grow awareness about our local craft beverage industry and the amazing people that keep our cups full of delicious, Snohomish County made drinks!!!
Brian is a Skagit Valley College Craft Brewing Academy graduate. He has been an avid homebrewer since 2002. His first batch of beer was brewed at Heads Up in Silverdale and it was all over from there. Today he aspires to open his own brewery and taproom. His enthusiasm and dedication to his craft makes him a great leader for our organization.
Brittany is a nonprofit extraordinaire. She is an active member of the community from being the Chair of the Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission to being on the board of Youth Dynamics. Her desire to learn and be involved in the community make her a great asset to our organization. Brittany has helped organize many LLA events and activities that encourage the community to come out and discover our craft beverage makers.
Lowell brewed his first batch of Kombucha in 2014 while working at Costco. He learned a lot about managing a business and supply management while at Costco and incorporated his experience into his new business. Today Lowell is the co-owner of Snohomish County's first kombucha brewery. He makes non-alcoholic kombucha that has a great taste and clean finish! His business management experience and open mind make a huge asset for our organization.
Janelle is the current Monroe Chamber of Commerce Executive Director and also a small business owner. She comes to us with lots of small business management experience, great customer service experience and a huge love for our industry. Her smile lights up a room and her attention to detail make her a great business manager. She loves walking into a new business and learning about their services and products. She has been an amazing Executive Director and a huge supporter of the craft beverage industry. She is a wonderful partner and an amazing board member!