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April 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

Join the Washington State Wine Commission for this board meeting, one of several throughout the year. The Washington Wine board and staff will discuss current issues relevant to the state’s wine industry, ongoing events and campaigns, and the organization’s broader strategies.

Per the Open Public Meetings Act, anyone is welcome to join this meeting. Washington wineries and vineyards are encouraged to join, and board meetings are a great way to stay abreast of current programs and ways that they can benefit from Washington Wine’s marketing, communication, and research & efforts. The agenda will be posted here one week prior to the meeting.

Location: Chateau Ste Michelle, Woodinville, WA
Date: April 19, 2024
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

  • Opening (10 minutes) – Todd Newhouse
    • Welcome Guests and Introductions
    • Public Comments
    • Approval of minutes Jan. 19th meeting
  • Guest Presentations (60 minutes)
    • Danny Brager-Braeger Alcohol Category Consultant
    • Deep Dive into Wine Data and WA Wine Sales
    • Consumer Insights
  • FY’24 Budget Reforecast, FY’25 Budget and Supporting Tactics (120 minutes) – Kristina Kelley, Chris Stone, Mike Thompson
  • Outlook and Reforecast FY’24
    • Supporting Tactics- David Flaherty, Mac Pedersen, Heather Bradshaw, Averyl Mooney, Melissa Hansen
    • FY’25 Budget Draft Review

Move to Chateau Ste. Michelle Board Room for Lunch Break (working lunch)

  • Program Recap (20 minutes)
    • Topline Overview and Key Successes
      • David Flaherty, Mac Pedersen, Heather Bradshaw, Averyl Mooney, Kate Salisbury
  • WRAC Research Recommendations for FY’25 (10 minutes) – Dick Boushey and Melissa Hansen
  • DEI Board and Staff Training (90 minutes)- Lakaya Renfrow
  • Open Government Training (90 minutes)- Steve Scheele and Morgan Damerow from the Washington Attorney General’s office.
  • All Other Business – Todd Newhouse (5 minutes)


April 19
9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
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