IFWTWA Leadership

Board of Directors

Officers

Christine Cutler

President

Publications Committee Chair 
Executive Editor FWT Magazine 
Term: 2021-2024

Linda Kissam

Immediate Past President

Marketing Committee Chair
Term: 2019-2022

Susan J. Montgomery

Vice President

Media Trips Chair
Term: 2021-2024

Linda Milks

Treasurer

Term: 2021-2024

Stacey Wittig

Secretary

Term: 2021-2024

Directors

Andrew M. Harris

Director

Culinary Advisor
Term: 2021-2024

David Nershi

Director

Professional Development Chair
Term: 2020-2022

Amy Piper

Director

Professional Development Chair
Term: 2020-2022

Paula Schuck

Director

Professional Development Chair
Term: 2020-2022

Cori Solomon

Director

Membership Chair
Term: 2021-2024

Tom Westerhof

Director

Social Media Committee Chair
Term: 2019-2022

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