The Free the Hops Governing Committee is charged with shaping the policy and activities of the organization. The committee works with the staff of the Alabama Brewers Guild, and the chair serves as a designated member of the Board of Directors for the Guild.

Carie Partain
Carie PartainMadison
Jon Paolone
Jon PaoloneBirmingham
Jay Bennett
Jay BennettBirmingham
Rich Partain
Rich PartainMadison
Stuart Carter
Stuart CarterBirmingham
Janet Salverson
Janet SalversonHuntsville
Tracy Hamilton
Tracy HamiltonBirmingham
James Trolinger
James TrolingerMadison


  • Chair: Carie Partain

  • Birmingham Chapter Head: Jon Paolone

  • Huntsville Chapter Head: Rich Partain