Patrick Rawn was elected chair and James Mantone was elected to the board of directors for the Washington Winegrowers Association. Rawn owns and operates Two Mountain Winery and Copeland Vineyard in Yakima Valley with his brother. He also serves as vineyard manager for 130 acres including Copeland and other area vineyards. Mantone is the winemaker, vineyard manager and co-owner with his wife, Poppie, of Syncline Wine Cellars in Lyle, Wash. He was winemaker of a custom crush house before founding Syncline in Columbia Valley. Additional officers elected were Shane Collins of Tsillan Cellars (vice chair) and Ken Lewis of Trail View Farms (secretary/treasurer).