Board of Directors



Christine Cuttler, IFWTWA Board of Directors

Christine Cutler
Publications Committee Chair 
Executive Editor FWT Magazine 
Term: 2021-2024

Linda Kissam, IFWTWA Board of Directors

Linda Kissam
Immediate Past President

Marketing Committee Chair
Term: 2019-2022

Susan J. Montgomery, IFWTWA Board of Directors

Susan J. Montgomery
Vice President
Media Trips Chair
Term: 2021-2024

 Linda Milks

Linda Milks
Term: 2021-2024

Stacey Wittig, IFWTWA Board of Directors

Stacey Wittig
Term: 2021-2024 






Andrew M. Harris, IFWTWA Board of Directors

Andrew M. Harris
Culinary Advisor
Term: 2021-2024

 David Nershi avatar

David Nershi
Professional Development Chair
Term: 2020-2022

Amy Piper, IFWTWA Board of Directors 

Amy Piper
Contract Supervisor & Publications
Term: 2020-2022

Paula Schuck, IFWTWA Board of Directors 

Paula Schuck
Social Media Committee 
& Big Blend program
Term: 2020-2024

Cori Solomon, IFWTWA Board of Directors

Cori Solomon
Membership Chair
Term: 2021-2024

 Tom Westerhof

Tom Westerhof
Social Media Committee Chair
Term: 2019-2022


IFWTWA General Purpose
IFWTWA is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation Law of California (“California Nonprofit Corporation Law”) for lawful purposes.

IFWTWA Specific Purpose
The specific purposes of IFWTWA shall include, without limitation:

  • To provide a gathering point and resource base for an active membership composed of professionals engaged in the food, wine, travel, and hospitality industries;
  • To utilize local, national, and international media in providing knowledge and constructive evaluations that serve the public interest in food, wine, travel, and hospitality;
  • To sustain a prestigious outlet for recognition of achievement through such Awards and Certificates as the Corporation may authorize; and
  • To enhance the growth of professionalism by providing seminars, conferences and workshops related to food, wine and travel journalism, and by awarding scholarships or supporting research and professional development within the food, wine, and hospitality industries.

Ref: IFWTWA BYLAWS Article 3, Section 3.2