Officers & Directors


Dave Elliott


Dave is one of our most successful, and fastidious, grape growers and winemakers, and with his knowledge of SWGGA, continues to serve on the Board for 2022.

Diane Houston

Vice President

Diane is taking on the duties of Vice President as well as Secrtary until the next Board is chosen for 2023.



Diane is continuing duties as Secretary in 2022. The owner of the Red Paws Vineyard, she continues to sell her excellent grapes, and expands winemaking with great enthusiasm.

Bob Hudelson


Bob is not new to SWGGA, but, new to the Board of Directors. As Treasurer, he will keep our financial issues on track with his positive attitude and knowledge.

Directors / Coordinators

Peter Willcox

Programs Coordinator

Peter takes over the important duty of Programs Coordinator, and his extensive experience as a winemaker and enthusiasm for SWGGA is a perfect match.

Susan Clarabut

Outreach Coordinator

Combining her extensive management abilities and knowledge, Susan handles Swag sales, community contact and Scholarship Committee duties.

Jim Garrett

Membership Coordinator

Jim has for almost ten years overseen the SWGGA database and communications with our membership. He is also taking over the webmaster duties for 2022.

Al Schafer

Social Coordinator

Al Schafer