Roz Cattell from Beverage Services was elected President of the New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) at the 2020 NZSCA Annual General Meeting on 22 May.
David Burton has stepped down from the role to become the Immediate Past President. The NZSCA thanked him for two years of steering the ship, fronting the media, and emceeing events.
John Cole from Mojo Coffee Cartel was elected to Roz’s former role of Vice-President, and Megan Wyper from Acme Cups became 2nd Vice President.
David Huang from Coffee Society and Nico Refiti from Ozone Coffee Roasters are newly elected board members. Nico steps onto the Board after the decision was made to move the Guild into the Events portfolio.
Roz will allocate committee responsibilities for the board members. She has sat on the Board for five years and says she has a quality pool of elected personnel to choose from. Kelly Wishnowsky remains on the board lending her skills to a number of projects.
Nic McClean from Extra Shot Consultants was appointed Treasurer.
David Green from L’affare, Julia Wild, Allied member from Meadow Fresh, and Masako Yamamoto from Atomic Coffee Roasters all stepped down from the NZSCA Board.
Previous Treasurer Chris Innes from Bean Addicted Marketing was elected as Allied Representative.
Photo credit: Megan Wyper at the 2019 AGM in Queenstown