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: DeLille Cellars, 14300 NE 145th St, Suite 100, Woodinville WA, 98072
Date: January 19, 2024
Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Washington State Wine Commission Board Meeting Agenda

    • Opening (10 minutes) – Sadie Drury
      Welcome Guests and Introductions
      Public Comments
      Approval of minutes Nov. 17thth meeting
    • Guest Presentations (30 minutes)
      WSDA climate listening session
      Dani Gelardi, PhD, Senior Soil Scientist | Climate Coordinator, Kate Galambos, Triangle Associates, Inc
      • Introduction & Project Overview
      • Facilitated Discussion on the Impacts of a Changing Climate
      • Next Steps
    • Strat Plan Town Halls-Kristina and Chris (15 minutes)
      Constituent Share-out Strategic Plan
    • Present Final Strategic Plan to Board prior to Town Halls (90 minutes)
  • Financial Review-Mike Thompson, Chris Stone (15 minutes)
    • Introduce new Finance and Technology Senior Manager, Mike Thompson
    • Assessment update
    • Budget Reforecast
    • Outlook FY’24-FY’29
  • Lunch Break (working lunch)
  • Committee Reports (40 minutes)
    • Communications-Heather Bradshaw and Averyl Mooney
      • 2023 Results
      • FY’24 Communications Budget Cuts
    • Marketing- David Flaherty & Mackenzie Pedersen
      • Taste WA Update
      • FY’24 Marketing Program Budget Cuts
    • Research-Melissa
      • Grapevine Leafroll Virus
      • Update on WSU MOU
      • FY’24 Budget Cut Implications
    • Align on Proposed Budget Cuts
  • All Other Business – Sadie Drury (20 min)
    • Board Chair for remainder of FY’24
    • Open Executive Positions
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