Board of Directors
Dan Radil - President and Treasurer - Dan has been an avid follower and supporter of the Washington wine industry since the mid-1980’s. He currently free-lances for Wine Press Northwest and Bellingham Alive magazines and DiscoverWashingtonWine.com. He also teaches classes at Bellingham Technical College, moderates local wine dinners, and has judged at both the Northwest Wine Summit and Bellingham Northwest Wine Festival.
Karen Ghio - Volunteer Coordinator - It is my great pleasure to have been asked to join the Whatcom Beer and Wine Foundation as the new Volunteer Coordinator. I come from a background of many years of volunteer service and I look forward to serving the Foundation in this new capacity. Please feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions, concerns or great ideas on how to make this year's events a tremendous success. I look forward to meeting this year's volunteer team members. My contact information is: email@example.com
Shari Lofquist - Board Member - Shari grew up on Whidbey Island and currently resides in Lake Forest Park, WA. She has been in the insurance industry for over 40 years and is currently a broker at the C Don Filer Insurance Agency in Seattle. She enjoys gardening, IPA’s, and helping out the local communities.
Brian Lofquist - Board Member - Brian grew up in the Pacific Northwest and is an accounting and finance professional with over 25 years experience as a CFO in various local companies. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, the outdoors, technology, and a good IPA.
Brenna Lofquist - Board Member - Brenna was born and raised in Lake Forest Park, Washington and currently resides in Lower Queen Anne. She graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Marketing and a minor in Communications. She is currently a Marketing Coordinator for a B2B marketing company in Redmond called Heinz Marketing. She works with clients to help them develop and implement strategies to drive their marketing efforts and deliver results.
Kellye Lofquist - Secretary - Kellye has a background in hotel administration and has worked at a number of Hyatt properties across the United States. She currently resides in the Seattle area, where she was born and raised and works as an administrative assistant for a structural and civil engineering firm.
Jordan Black - Board Member - Jordan grew up in Olympia, Washington where he received his Associates Degree from South Puget Sound Community College; finishing up his degree at Western Washington University with a BA in Communication Studies. He currently works for Feld Entertainment as an Event Marketing and Sales Manager. Jordan will be continuing his studies in the Fall of 2019, when he will start his journey towards his Masters in Sports Administration.
Zacchoreli Frescobaldi-Grimaldi - Executive Director Emeritus
JD Boucher - IT Director