April 25, 2016 – FEW Spirits founder Paul Hletko has been appointed as president of the American Craft Spirits Association’s board of directors. His appointment follows board elections completed late last week, and Hletko succeeds the association’s original president, Tom Mooney of House Spirits in Portland. Mooney remains on the ACSA board.
Dan Garrison of Garrison Brothers Distillery in Texas was named vice president, while Steve Johnson of Vermont Spirits will serve another term as Secretary-Treasurer.
The association was created in 2013 to serve as an independent non-profit voice for craft distillers.
Editor’s note: This week’s episode of WhiskyCast has an in-depth interview with Paul Hletko that was conducted before the results of the ACSA elections were announced.