Get to Know Your Board Member: Soham Bhatt

We’re pleased to introduce you to the newest ACA Board Member, Soham Bhatt of Artifact Cider Project who was elected to an At Large Cidery Seat on the board in 2021! Where do you work and what is your position? Co-founder and cidermaker at Artifact Cider Project in Massachusetts  Do you work in cider full…

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Get to Know ACA President Eleanor Leger

International Women’s Day has been happening for a little over 100 years, but we all know the mark women have made upon history is much longer than that and so has been their role in cidermaking. Furthermore, we continue to see more women take a leading role in the cider industry. You’ve already been introduced…

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Get to Know ACA Vice President Brooke Glover

International Women’s Day has been happening for a little over 100 years, but we all know the mark women have made upon history is much longer than that and so has been their role in cidermaking. Furthermore, we continue to see more women take a leading role in the cider industry. Today we invite you…

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2021 ACA Board Election Results

The American Cider Association announced the results of its 2021 Board of Director Elections live from CiderCon 2021 today. The ACA membership elected Brooke Glover, Soham Bhatt and Ryan Burk. Burk and Glover are board veterans and Bhatt is excited to be serving on the board for the first time. The Board also selected its…

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2021 ACA Board Candidates

As a 501C-6 non-profit membership-based trade association for the US hard cider industry, each year the American Cider Association holds elections for our board of directors. The board members play a critical role in governance and oversight as well as guiding strategic decisions. Our bylaws have established specific seats that include representation for regions and…

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ACA Board of Directors Election Announcement

The American Cider Association is accepting nominations for joining their board of directors. Nominations are due January 22. These are volunteer positions with a three year commitment. Active membership of the association is one of the few requirements. There are three seats in this year’s election. Incumbents whose terms are up for renewal may choose…

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Get to Know Your New Board Member: Philippe Bishop

Meet Philippe Bishop, who was elected to the board as an at large member in 2020! Where do you work and what is your position? I am a partner with my folks at Alpenfire Cider, primarily I handle our sales, designs and the marketing side of things… But as every small business owner I wear…

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Get to Know Your Board Member: Talia Haykin

Here’s another installment of Get to Know Your Board Member. Meet Talia Haykin, representing the Mountain West Region, including the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. Where do you work and what is your position? I own Haykin Family Cider with my husband…

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Get to Know Your Board Member: John Behrens

Welcome to our next installment of Get to Know Your Board Member! This time we’re featuring John Behrens, who represents the Midwest region, including the states of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Kentucky. Where do you work and what is your position? I am the owner of Farmhaus Cider Co. located…

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Get to Know Your Board Member: Nicole Todd

Five new board members joined the American Cider Association in 2020. We wanted to give you a chance to get to know them better. First up is Nicole Todd, who represents the Pacific Region, including California and Hawaii. Where do you work and what is your position? Santa Cruz Cider Co. in Santa Cruz, California.…

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