The Hop Growers of Michigan Board seats are currently held by the following members:

  • Mark Trowbridge, Top Hops Farm
    Chairman (term runs thru 2021)
  • Brent Christensen, Hop Head Farms
    Vice Chairman (term runs thru 2020)
  • David Batkie, Elk River Hops
    Treasurer (term runs thru 2021)
  • Dan VandenAkker, Egypt Valley Hopyards
    Secretary (term runs thru 2021)
  • Jim Mikesell, Dog Star Hops
    Member-at-Large (term runs thru 2020)
  • Andrew Walawender, 45th Parallel Hops
    Member-at-Large (term runs thru 2020)
  • Todd Taylor, Taylor Hops
    Member-at-Large (term runs thru 2021)

We are grateful for the volunteer efforts of our active Subcommittees.

Chinook Cup Committee Members

  • David Batkie, Elk River Hops
  • Rose Stahl, Mr. Wizard Hops
  • Marty Moga, High Five Hop Farm

Verified Source Committee Members

  • Evan Roelofs, Egypt Valley Hopyards
  • Nicole Johnson, Egypt Valley Hopyards

Members considering running for an HGM Board seat can volunteer anytime by contacting a current member of the Board.  Elections will be held in the first quarter of the year following the Annual Membership Meeting.