The Research Subcommittee reviews RFP's to ensure research relevance to our membership research priorities, and formally recommends RFP approval to the membership.  The Research Subcommittee may also be asked to work with new researchers to refine their proposals to better address research projects that are of relevance to the HRC membership.  Members include:


  • Zac German (Anheuser-Busch In-Bev)
  • Judith Thoet (HRC Co-Technical Director)
  • Chris Swersey (Brewers Association)
  • Tom Nielsen (Sierra Nevada Brewing)
  • Cheyne Fobert (Oregon Hop Commission)
  • Graham Ollard (Hollingberry & Son, Inc.)
  • Dr. Patti Aron (Brewers Supply Group)
  • Scientific Advisor: Dr. Paul Matthews (SS Steiner, Inc.)