Former Members

Carmela Beck

Driscolls Strawberry Associates, Inc. | Watsonville, CA
Producer | January, 2012 – January, 2017

Harold Austin

Zirkle Fruit Company | Selah, WA
Handler | January, 2012 – January, 2017

Jean Richardson

Consultant and Maple Syrup Producer | North Ferrisburgh, VT
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 2012 – January, 2017

Tracy Favre

Consultant | Grandbury, TX
Environmentalist | January, 2012 – January, 2017

Zea Sonnabend

California Certified Organic Farmers | Watsonville, CA
Scientist | January, 2012 – January, 2017

Colehour J. Bondera

Kanalani Ohana Farm | Honaunau, HI
Organic Producer | January, 2011 – January, 2016

C. Reuben Walker

Southern University and A&M College | Lafayette, LA
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 2011 – January, 2016

Jennifer Taylor

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University | Tallahassee, FL
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 2011 – January, 2016

Nicholas Maravell

Nick's Organic Farm | Potomac, MD
Organic | January, 2011 – January, 2016

Robert (Mac) Stone

Kentuck Organic Program | Frankfort, KY
Certifying Agent | January, 2011 – January, 2016

Jay Feldman

Beyond Pesticides | Washington, DC
Environmentalist | January, 2010 – January, 2015

Joe Dickson

Whole Foods Market | Austin, TX
Retailer | January, 2010 – January, 2015

John Foster

Earthbound Farm | Santa Cruz, CA
Handler | January, 2010 – January, 2015

Paula Daniels

LA Food Policy Council | Los Angeles, CA
Environmentalist | January, 2015 – August, 2015

Wendy Fulwider, Ph.D

CROPP Cooperative | La Farge, WI
Organic Producer | January, 2010 – January, 2015

Barry Flamm, Ph.D

Conservation Consultant | Polson, MT
Environmentalist | January, 2008 – January, 2013

Kristine “Tina” Ellor

Phillip’s Mushrooms | Kennett Square, PA
Environmentalist | January, 2007 – January, 2012

Katrina Heinze, Ph.D

General Mills | Plymouth, MN
Scientist | January, 2007 – January, 2012

Steve DeMuri

Campbell Soup Company | Carmichael, CA
Handler | January, 2007 – January, 2012

Tracy Miedema

Earthbound Farm | Philomath, OR
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 2007 – January, 2012

Daniel Giacomini

Animal Nutritionist | Middletown, CA
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 2006 – January, 2011

Jeff Moyer

Rodale Institute | Lenhartsville, PA
Organic Producer | January, 1995 – January, 2011

Jennifer Hall

Community Food Builder | Spokane, WA
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 2006 – January, 2011

Joe Smillie

QAI International | South Burlington, VT
Certifying Agent | January, 2006 – January, 2011

Kevin Engelbert

Engelbert Farms | Nichols, NY
Organic Producer | January, 2006 – January, 2011

Annette Riherd

Aunt Nettie’s Farm | Oologah, OK
Organic Producer | January, 2010 – September, 2010

Bea E. James

Lunds and Byerlys | Golden Valley, MN
Retailer | January, 2005 - January, 2010

Gerald A. Davis

Grimmway Farms | Arvin, CA
Organic Producer | January, 2005 – January, 2010

Hubert J. Karreman

Veterinarian | Narvon, PA
Environmentalist | January, 2005 – January, 2010

Julie Weisman

Flavorganics | Tenafly, NJ
Handler | January, 2005 – January, 2010

Rigoberto I. Delgado

Delgado Farms | Houston, TX
Organic Producer | January, 2005 – January, 2010

Andrea Caroe

Protected Harvest | San Diego, CA
Environmentalist | January, 2003 – January, 2008

Dennis Holbrook

South Texas Organics | Mission, TX
Organic Producer | January, 2002 – January, 2007

Kevin R. O’Rell

Horizon Organic | Longmont, CO
Organic Producer | January, 2002 – January, 2007

Michael P. Lacy

University of Georgia | Athens, GA
Scientist | January, 2002 – January, 2007

Nancy M. Ostiguy

Pennsylvania State University | State College, PA 
Environmentalist | January, 2002 – January, 2007

David Carter

Crystal Springs Consulting Group | Westminster, CO
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 2001 – January, 2006

George Siemon

CROPP Cooperative | LaFarge, WI
Organic Producer | January, 2001 – January, 2006

Goldie Caughlan

PCC Natural Markets | Seattle, WA
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 2001 – January, 2006

James A. Riddle

Minnesota Department of Agriculture | Winona, MN
Certifier | January, 2001- January, 2006

Rosalie L. Koenig

Rosie’s Organic Farm | Gainesville, FL
Organic Producer | January, 2001 – January, 2006

Kim Dietz

Smucker’s | Chico, CA,
Handler | January, 2000 – January, 2005

Owusu Bandele

Food for Thought Organic Farm | Baton Rouge, LA
Organic Producer | January, 2000 – January, 2005

Rebecca Goldburg

Environmental Defense | New York, NY
Environmentalists | January, 2000 – January, 2005

T. Mark King

Indianapolis’ Georgetown Market | Indianapolis, IN
Retailer | January, 2000 – January, 2005

William Lockeretz

Tufts University | Brookline, MA
Environmentalist | January, 2000 – January, 2005

Ann Cooper

Chef | East Hampton, NY
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 2002 – April, 2004

Carolyn Brickey

Consultant | Tucson, AZ
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 1997 – January, 2002

Eric J. Sideman

Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association | Greene, ME
Scientist | January, 1997 – September, 2002

Marvin Hollen

Daily Blessings Farm | Nyssa, OR
Organic Producer | January, 1997 – January, 2002

Steven Harper

Small Planet Foods | Bellingham, WA
Handler | January, 1997 – January, 2002

William Welsh

Organic Prairie | Lansing, IA
Environmentalist | January, 1997 – January, 2002

Elizabeth Lydon

National Resource Defense Council | New York, NY
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 1996 – January, 2001

E. Rodney Crossley

Consultant | La Crescenta, CA
Handler | January, 1995 – January, 2001

Joan Gussow

Columbia University | Piermont, NY
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 1996 – January, 2001

Robert Anderson

Walnut Acres Organic Farms | Centre Hall, PA
Organic Producer | January, 1995 – January, 2001

Stephen Pavich

Pavich Family Farms | Terra Bella, CA
Organic Producer | January, 1996 – January, 2001

Frederick Kirschenmann

Iowa State University | Medina, ND
Organic Producer | January, 1995 – January, 2000

Margaret Wittenberg

Whole Foods Market | Dripping Springs, TX
Retailer | January, 1995 – January, 2000

Jean Afterman

Purepak, Inc. | Oxnard, CA
Environmentalist | January, 1996 - June, 1999

Kathleen Merrigan

Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture | Greenbelt, MD
Environmentalist | January, 1995 – June, 1999

Esper K. Chandler

Texas Plant and Soil Lab | Edinburg, TX
Scientist | January, 1992 – January, 1997

Eugene Kahn

Cascadian Farms | Rockport, WA
Handler | January, 1992 – January, 1997

L. Dean Eppley

Pleasant Home Farm | Wabash, IN
Environmentalist | January, 1992 – January, 1997

Michael Sligh

Rural Advancement Foundation International | Greenville, SC
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 1992 – September, 1997

William J. Friedman

NM Organic Commodity Commission | Albuquerque, NM
Environmentalist | January, 1992 – January, 1997

Craig Weakley

Muir Glen | Yuba City, CA
Handler | January, 1992 – January, 1996

Donald Kinsman

American Meat Council | Storrs, CT
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 1992 – January, 1996

Tom Stoneback

Rodale Books | Allentown, PA
Organic Producer | January, 1992 – January, 1996

Gary Osweiler

Iowa State University | Boone, IA
Organic Producer | January, 1992 – January, 1995

Margaret Clark

Town and Country | Bainbridge Island, WA
Retailer | January, 1992 – January, 1995

Merrill Clark

Clark Farm | Cassopolis, MI
Consumer/Public Interest | January, 1992 – January, 1995

Nancy Taylor

Northern Utah Organic Growers | Potlach, ID
Handler | January, 1992 – January, 1995

Richard Theuer

Beechnut | Chesterfield, MO
Handler | January, 1992 – January, 1995

Robert Quinn

Quinn Farm & Ranch | Big Sandy, MO
Organic Producer | January, 1992 – January, 1995