Frank C. Aquilino, as President of the American Wine Society serves on the AWSEF Board. Mr. Aquilino was the National President of the AWS in 2003, having served on their Board from 1997-2003 as Director-at-Large, Secretary, Vice-President, & President. Frank, along with his wife Elizabeth co-chaired the 1999 East Brunswick, New Jersey Conference. As head of the National Conference Committee in 2005, he chaired the Las Vegas Conference. Chaired & Co-chaired the National Amateur Wine Competition for 4 years. He has been RVP for New Jersey, and is currently the Chapter Chair of the North Jersey Chapter. He has won numerous medals and awards for wine-making. In 1995 he graduated from the WJCP. Since 1996 Frank has been teaching a wine course at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He is a consultant, lecturer, and author. Frank has been an AWS member since 1992. He currently resides in Hazlet Township, New Jersey.