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Meet our team and let us know how we can help you address the range of critical issues facing your organic business. If you can’t find what you’re looking for below, contact us at (202) 403-8630 or and we’ll get you connected to the information you’re looking for. 
Laura Batcha, Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, (202) 403-8512

Membership, Events and Sponsorship questions:

Cassandra Christine, Director of Industry Relations, Membership, and Development  (831) 234-5710
Danielle Cote, Membership Manager (202) 403-8633
Douglas Korb, Salesforce Database and Development Manager, (202) 403-8637
Adrienne Messe, Integrated Events & Marketing Project Manager, (202) 403-8634

Media and Communications questions:

Tessa Young, Vice President, Communications, (202) 403-8642
Angela Jagiello, Director, Education & Insights, (202) 403-8636
Maggie McNeil, Director of Media Relations, (202) 403-8514
Barbara Haumann, Senior Writer/Editor, (202) 403-8635
Kelly Taveras, Digital Specialist, (802) 289-9186

Legislative, Regulatory, and International Policy questions:

Gwendolyn Wyard, Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs, (503) 798-3294
Johanna Mirenda, Farm Policy Director, (202) 812-7704
Alexis Carey, Manager, International Trade, (202) 403-8515 
Megan DeBates, Director of Legislative Affairs and Coalitions, (202) 403-8643
Libby Mucciarone, Member Engagement and Education Manager, (202) 403-8646

Finance and Administration questions:

Stephanie Jerger, Associate Director of Administration (202) 403-8513
Janet Martz, Accounting Manager, (202) 403-8516

Canadian questions:


Headquarters  |  Washington, D.C.

The Hall of the States, 
444 N. Capitol St. NW, 
Suite 445A, Washington D.C. 20001 United States
Tel: 202-403-8520

Member Services  |  Vermont

28 Vernon St,
Suite 413, Brattleboro VT 05301 United States 
Tel: (202) 403-8630

Other Locations

Santa Cruz, CA   |   Corvallis, OR 

Canada Organic Trade Association

Canada Organic Trade Association
Suite 210-4 Florence Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 0W7
T: 613.482.1717
F: 613-482-2920