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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, Associate Director of Events and Solutions, (202) 403-8634

Media and Communications questions:

Angela Jagiello, Director, Education & Insights, (202) 403-8636
Reana Kovalcik, Director of Public Affairs, (202) 615-7997
Barbara Haumann, Senior Writer/Editor, (202) 403-8635
Kelly Taveras, Vice President, Communications, (802) 289-9186

Violet Batcha, Associate Director of Digital Content, (315) 262-5990

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, Associate Director, International Trade, (202) 403-8515 
Megan DeBates, Vice President, Government Affairs (202) 403-8643
Libby Mucciarone, Associate Director, Education, Technology, and Member Engagement, (202) 403-8646
Laura Holm, International and Government Affairs Associate, 202-403-8658

Finance and Administration questions:

Stephanie Jerger, Vice President, 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

139 Main St
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