Our Mission

Connecting wine enthusiasts to raise money benefiting children in need in Northwest Florida

Founded in 2005, Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF) has donated $32 Million to Northwest Florida charities through hosting world class wine and culinary events. These funds have impacted the lives of over 100,000 youth, including those afflicted by health issues and abuse. DCWAF has been recognized as one of the Nation’s ‘Top 10 Charity Wine Auction in the U.S.’ by Wine Spectator Magazine for more than a decade. 


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Board of Directors

Jeanne Dailey - Chairman of the Board
Chris Abbott - Chair Elect
George Brannon, Jr. - Vice Chair 
Lane Redding - Past-Chair
Stephen Carter - Secretary
Doug Ingram - Treasurer 
Farrar Barker
Joan Carter
Dana Crowe
Keith Dean
Tiffany Edwards
Cory Fosdyck 
Jeff Garrard
Van Geeker
Bob Gelardi
Dana Hahn 
Roger Hall
Robért Hinojosa
John Jansen
Bob Kirk
DC Matthews 
Justin Phelps
Audie Rowell
Tom Saffel
Bill Stegbauer
Dr. Michael Stickler
Pamela Wellborn
Jack Wilson 
Kurtis Wolff 

Special Trustee & Founder

Chan Cox 


Jim & Peggy Adams
Dr. Warren & Shannon Amos
Glenn & Dana Armentor
Rob Babcock
Jim & Renee Beaman 
Don Bradley 
Dr. Bill & Pam Burden
Lamar & Tracy Conerly
Tim & Jennifer Creehan
Gary & Carolyn Dietzen 
Jeff & Doreen Eckmann
Demetrius Fuller
Jake & Shawn Hallsted
Don & Cathy Hay 
Ryan & Raven Jumonville
Susan Kiley & Wayne Paul
Tim Krueger & Jill Cadenhead
Kay Martin
Kevin Mason & Laura Balters 
Jim & Vicki Matthews 
Richard & Demetria McNeese
Chuck & Glenda Palmore
Jim & Tammy Pierce 
Joseph & Suzanne Quinlan
Dann & Colette Schwartz
John & Margaret Sheehan
Brian & Crystal Spencer
Cheryl Stegbauer 
Bert & Sue Trucksess
Todd & Jana Walker
Randall & Maria White
Candis Wilson


Karah Fridley-Young - President
Kate MacMillan - Director of Marketing & Communications
Brooklyn Bain - Director of Events & Beverage 
Kaitlyn Crawford - Auction & Events Coordinator