IFWTWA Leadership

Board of Directors


Director Cori Solomon

Cori Solomon


Membership Chair
Supervisor of Paid Staff
Co-host Webinars
Term: 2021 – 2024

David Nershi

First Vice President

Professional Development Chair
Term: 2023 – 2026

Andrew M. Harris

Second Vice President

Culinary and Wine Advisor
Term: 2021-2024

Linda Kissam


Past President
Marketing Committee Chair
Term: 2023-2026

Stacey Wittig


Term: 2021-2024


Kat Anderson


Social Media Committee Chair
Term: 2023 – 2026

Debbra Dunning Brouillette


Publications Assistant
Term: 2023 – 2026

Linda Milks


Media Trips Chair
Term: 2021 – 2024

Amy Piper


Conference Chair
Publications Editor
Term: 2023 – 2026

Robin Smith


Social Media Assistant
Term: 2021 – 2024

IFWTWA General Purpose
IFWTWA is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation Law of California (“California Nonprofit Corporation Law”) for lawful purposes.

IFWTWA Specific Purpose
The specific purposes of IFWTWA shall include, without limitation:

  • To provide a gathering point and resource base for an active membership composed of professionals engaged in the food, wine, travel, and hospitality industries;
  • To utilize local, national, and international media in providing knowledge and constructive evaluations that serve the public interest in food, wine, travel, and hospitality;
  • To sustain a prestigious outlet for recognition of achievement through such Awards and Certificates as the Corporation may authorize; and
  • To enhance the growth of professionalism by providing seminars, conferences and workshops related to food, wine and travel journalism, and by awarding scholarships or supporting research and professional development within the food, wine, and hospitality industries.

Ref: IFWTWA BYLAWS Article 3, Section 3.2