OMRI Advisory Council

Advisory Council (AC) members are selected by the Board of Directors to provide a broad range of expertise and perspectives from throughout the organic community. AC members include farmers, researchers, professional consultants, industry representatives, and others from within the organic organic community. The AC helps OMRI Staff and Review Panels interpret OMRI policy and standards and makes recommendations to the Board regarding policy and standards development and refinement. AC members may also participate in research and education projects. The Program Director serves as staff liaison and coordinator to the Advisory Council.

Membership List

Brian Baker, Ph.D.
Will Brinton, Ph.D.
Emily Brown Rosen (non-voting member)
Kate Burroughs
Amigo Cantisano
Tane Datta
Bob Durst
John Fagan, Ph.D.
Sarah Flack
David Gould
Steven Harper
Jacqueline P. Jacob, Ph.D.
Gary Libman
Joe Montecalvo, Ph.D.
Mary Mulry, Ph.D.
William Quarles, Ph.D.
Eric Sideman, Ph.D.
Zea Sonnabend
Rich Theuer, Ph.D.
Diana Tracy
Jackie Townsend
Jessica Walden
Ann Wells, DVM

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