2022 Board Members


PRESIDENT (Officer)


Jon Campbell (jon.campbell@obc.beer) I'm Jon Campbell and have been the Communications Chair for three years and was your Vice President, and your President the last two years. I look forward to being your President for 2022 and am excited by the energy the new board has as well as their vast knowledge.


I have been home brewing for over fifteen years and love the hobby. I have been a member of OBC and AHA now for over ten years. I am an avid beer lover and home brewer. I love going on "Beer-cations" with my wife, Jodi. I have enjoyed getting to know more OBC members every year and hope to meet more of you in the future. I am hoping to use some of my enthusiasm and love of beer to help out the Oregon Brew Crew. I am pleased to serve on the board again and help keep your homebrew club the very best it can be. 



VICE PRESIDENT (Officer)

Grace Schrick (grace.schrick@obc.beer) Hey Everyone for those of you that don’t know me I am Grace Schrick. I have been a member for a few years now, but this is my first year on the board.  I got introduced to the club by some friends (Jon and Jodi Campbell) and just never left. Beer is pretty much my life. In addition to being a homebrewer I am a beer buyer for Market of Choice and a bartender at a local  tap house. When I’m not brewing, working, judging beer or podcasting about it, you’ll usually find me at all the beer events and festivals in town. I’m a total beer nerd and love sharing that passion with everyone. I hope that some of my industry connections and knowledge can help the club and any of its members. I am stoked to be on the board and can’t wait to see what this year brings. Cheers! 

TREASURER (Officer)

Michele Lish (michele.lish@obc.beer) - I joined OBC in Nov 2013, just in time to attend my first OBC meeting, which was an election meeting and a vote on the budget.  I have only missed a few meetings in the years I've been a member, and pride myself in being a very active volunteer: I brought food to meetings, have been on several committees, volunteered many times for events either to pour beer or staff the OBC booth, designed and generated the OBC challenge coins, and participated in some level for many competitions (bottle sorting, staff member, steward and even judged).  I joined the AHA and attended Homebrew Con in Minneapolis in 2017 and not only attended the 2018 event in Portland, but was also on the OBC committee, and I did bottle sorting and was a steward for the beer competition. I attended every PNWHBC. Attending the training session was my reason for going, but I do admit I had a great time sampling some beer, visiting display booths and visiting some great brew pubs.  I don't brew that often, but love brewing with other people because I always learn a lot.  I've participated in Big Brew Day events and Learn to Brew events several times.  In 2019, I decided that it was time to be on the OBC board because I felt I had exposure to so many aspects of our club that I would be a productive member of the board.  I hope to continue as a board member for a few years, and ran for Events Chair.  What a rewarding expereince that was.  I then used my skills and experience gained from another nonprofit to run for Treasurer in 2020. I enjoy so many aspects of the club and will continue to contribute to this group I have come to love.  


SECRETARY (Officer)

Corrie Heath (corrie.heath@obc.beer) -  Hi OBC!  I started brewing 10 yrs or so ago, and it was joining OBC that convinced me to give it a try.  I'm rejoining the board after a previous stint as competition chair. I took the class and became a BJCP judge, and enjoy judging when I have the opportunity.  Whenever my wife and I travel, I always find what breweries may be nearby - I'm lucky she indulges me, although the chances definitely go up if there's good food available too.  When I’m not working or doing something beer related, I also enjoy camping/hiking, reading, playing tennis, and hanging out with my wife and 3 cats. 


COMPETITION CHAIR

Scott Nieradka (scott.nieradka@obc.beer) I am Scott Nieradka, and your new Competition Chair. I have been a OBC member for around 4 years, and have been homebrewing seriously for around 5 years. I’m a BJCP National Judge, and will be co-teaching the BJCP training class again this year. I have an interest in brewing science, water chemistry, and mashing, and an interest in European lager styles. Originally from NJ, I've been living in various places in the Pacific Northwest since 2003; I’m an installation artist working in higher ed in art and technology; I earned my MFA in Printmaking from the University of Oregon. My other hobbies include analog electronics for musicians, gardening, and having long involved conversations with my cats. TBA


EDUCATION CHAIR

Alex Parise (alex.parise@obc.beer) - Hello friends, I am this year's OBC Education Chair. I've been homebrewing on and off for twenty-some years; I started homebrewing with my father, and have been brewing seriously for about five years. I've lived in Portland for seven years, and have also lived in Denver and New Jersey. I am a Certified judge in the BJCP program, and am co-teaching the OBC's BJCP study class for the second time this year. In my brew shed, I focus on European lager and commercially extinct styles, and am very interested in yeast and grain genomics, probably as a result of my otherwise-unused biochem degree. When I'm not brewing or judging beer, you can either find me working as a programming team director at a downtown startup, or volunteering on wilderness riparian restoration projects - after all, clean, pure water is CRITICAL for beer brewing. I look forward to having a taste, ten-minute judging session, or pint with you. Prost!

COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR

Jim Sullins (jim.sullins@obc.beer) - 2022 marks my first time serving on the OBC Board.  I've been homebrewing since late 2009 and an OBC member since 2011. I brew on a 15 gallon keggle-based, gravity feed, all-grain system. I enjoy nearly every beer style, but the majority of my brews are quite hoppy, often using my home-grown hops. Recently I've been trying to brew more lagers to gain better balance in this most excellent hobby. It's been my honor to do a number of collaboration brews, compete a couple of times in the WW Pro/Am and in many OBC competitions. I've also enjoyed beer judging and learned much that I can apply to my own homebrewing. My brews have been on tap in several local establishments and even in Shanghai, China where I worked for many years as a part time ex-pat program manager for a Pacific Northwest high tech company. My goal as Communication Chair is to ensure OBC members receive the latest club information in a timely manner. Let's help OBC keep Portland beer'ed. Cheers!

EVENTS CHAIR

Bill Midkiff (bill.midkiff@obc.beer- Hi, I joined the Oregon Brew in 2019 and have been brewing since 2015. My first beer ever brewed was a Crystal 20 SMaSH and you can guess how that turned out ( TERRIBLE). In the years since I've learned much more about beer and am turning it into a career path. I've brewed just about every style now with Hazy IPA and Belgian Wit being my two favorites to make. Let's make beer 49% Fruit Puree!!!  


MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

Bob Davee (bob.davee@obc.beer- Hi there- I’ve been a member of OBC since 2017 and enjoy all things beer and brewing. My brewing journey started with a mystery hop bine in my yard in SE Portland since we moved in. Since it broke my heart to dump out all that great hop goodness, I decided to learn how to brew with a help from a couple of neighbors. My latest pride and joy is a Grainfather brewing system and am enjoying immensely!


I always brew an annual fresh hop ale and then rotate to Farmhouse ales (especially clones of The Commons’ Urban Farmhouse ale!) with an occasional stout.

As membership chair, I’m excited to bring the joy of homebrewing down to a stovetop scale with our members who don’t have a lot of space to brew, ferment and age their beer.  My goal is to help us all get the most value from our membership whether you’re a newbie, apprentice or true artisan brewer/fermenter. I’m looking forward to being ‘in’ and ‘out’ with our in-person meetings again as we emerge from this pandemic. 

Shoot me an email and let’s chat. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

BURGERMEISTER

Torri Hansmann (torri.hansmann@obc.beer) My parents let me sample wine and beer at home growing up. They always made their own wine, but never beer. I would always mix different drinks together to try to make them something fun and new. It didn't often work out. When I met my partner, Jason, I also met my future brew partner and mentor. I have brewed alongside him for 3 years now and am only just starting to venture out on my own. I look forward to serving as your Burgermeister and ensuring that there is always food for the crew to enjoy and soak up a bit of the great homebrew you all have brought to share. I enjoy creating my own food and beer recipes and strive to make a great spiced herbal beer in the near future. In her non-brewing life Torri is a Pharmacy Technician, a Care giver in an assisted living community, a caterer of small dinners for 20-250 and a mother of 2 kids and a dog.  



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