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Advisory Committee | Brewing & Brewery Operations

The Brewing Advisory Committee is a group of industry members who helped define the curriculum for the KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations (BBO) Diploma based on current needs and the future of brewing. Our committee members bring a wealth of experience in craft brewing and the business of brewing, and help ensure our program content reflects the latest innovations and education in the brewing field. They are interested and engaged with our students, and have a vested interest in seeing our graduates succeed!
 

BBO Advisory Committee Members

Ken Beattie, Executive Director, BC Craft Brewers Guild
Jack Bensley, Head Brewer, Farm Country Brewing
Ashley Brooks, Quality Control Manager, Four Winds Brewing Company (KPU Brewing alumna)
Blair Calibaba, Production Manager, Angry Hen Brewing Co.
Christopher Clarke, Director of Marketing, First Key Consulting
John DeJong, Sales Manager, Ravens Brewing
Kevin Emms, Brewmaster, Granville Island Brewing
Nick Fengler, Brewmaster, Old Yale Brewing
Todd Fowler, Operations Manager, Phillips Brewing
Vern LambourneBrewmaster, Parkside Brewery
Zhengping LiCEO, Russell Brewing
Stefan LillosSales Manager, Hops Connect
Jim ListerGeneral Manager, Phillips Brewing
Jacquie LoehndorfHead Brewer, Faculty Brewing (KPU Brewing alumna) 
Mauricio Lozano, Owner, Faculty Brewing 
Brad McQuhae, President, Konig Brewing Systems
Dave Mitchell, Head Brewer, Dogwood Brewing
Don Moore, Western Canada Sales Manager, Canada Malting
Tom Morrison, KPU Brewing alumni
Christian Riemerschmid Von Der Heide, COO, Brunswick Bierworks
Todd Robinson, BC Sales Manager, Sleeman Brewery
Chloe Smith, Brewery Manager, Townsite Brewing
Cole Smith, Head Brewer, Dead Frog Brewery (KPU Brewing alumni)
Derrick Smith, Founder & President, Dead Frog Brewery
Donna Smith, Co-Founder, Dead Frog Brewery
Lance Verhoeffe, General Manager, Trading Post Brewing
Paul Verhoeffe, President, Trading Post Brewing
Justin Vickaryous, Head Brewer, Red Truck Beer Company
Graham With, Head Brewer, Parallel 49 Brewing

 

Internal Committee Members

Ken Beattie, Instructor, Brewing and Brewery Operations & Executive Director, BC Craft Brewers Guild
Dominic Bernard, Instructor, Brewing and Brewery Operations
Martina Solano Bielen, Lab Instructor, Brewing and Brewery Operations
DeAnn Bremner, Communications Coordinator, Faculty of Science and Horticulture
Jeff Dyck, Associate Dean, Faculty of Science and Horticulture
Alek Egi, Instructor, Brewing and Brewery Operations
Jon Howe, Lab Instructor, Brewing and Brewery Operations
Derek Kindret, Lab Instructor, Brewing and Brewery Operations
Michelle Molnar, Administrative Coordinator, Faculty of Science and Horticulture
Nancy More, Instructor, Brewing and Brewery Operations
Stan Wong, Instructor, Brewing and Brewery Operations
Elizabeth (Betty) WorobecDean, Faculty Science and Horticulture