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The Non-GMO Project is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization located in Bellingham, Washington. The Project is operated by its staff and governed by a board of directors with the guidance of technical advisory and standards committees.

Board of Directors

Nicole Atchison


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Rasheeda Hawk

PhD Biophysics and Physiology

Alan Lewis

Alan Lewis

Government Affairs, Natural Grocers

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Tina Owens

Vice President of Agriculture Transition at Intrinsic Exchange Group

Vimal Ramjee

Senior Staff Cardiologist, Chattanooga Heart Institute

Kia Ruiz

Kia Ruiz

Consultant, Environmental and Economic Resiliency

Errol Schweizer

Industry Leader

Megan Westgate

Founder & CEO


Megan Westgate

Founder & CEO

Nichole Oleson

Chief Executive of People & Finance

Lucy MacLoughlin

Chief Executive of Integrity & Impact

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Cameron Miller

Chief Executive of Business Strategy & Innovation

Hans Eisenbeis

Hans Eisenbeis

Director of Mission & Messaging

Brittany O'Brien

Chief Executive of Marketing & Communications

Standards & Verification

Linda C

Senior Research Analyst and Non-GMO Strategist

Lea Emery

Technical Implementation Manager

Erin Auld

In-House Counsel

Rachel Willner

Standards Manager

Pauline Lauvin

Senior QA Manager

Karen Reich

Karen Reich

Contract Manager

James Hoback

Program Integration Specialist

Lindsay Molder

Research Specialist

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Marlo Mudd

Research Associate

Obi Iwobi

Quality Assurance Associate

Claire Kervran

Quality Assurance Specialist

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Brogan Augusta

Technical Implementation Coordinator


Kathy Weinkle

People Operations Manager

Emma Flynn

Strategic Operations Manager

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Rachel Diggs

Administrative Coordinator

Marketing & Communications

Melissa Waddell

Copywriter and Editor

Lindsey Rieck

Lindsey Johnson

Marketing Coordinator

Sharon Beerman

Sharon Beerman

Marketing Insights Analyst


Karoline Schaufler

Marketing and Mission Education Manager

Shruti Kapoor

Digital Media Strategist

Jade Vantreese

Communications Manager

Alissa Vanlandingham

Social Media Specialist

Program Insights, Engagement, and Development

Kiira Heymann

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Learning & Community

Shannon Reigh

Client Experience Manager


Madison Rossi

Senior Partnerships Specialist

Megan Murray

Megan Murray

Business Development Manager

Alycia Falter

Client Engagement Lead

Sam McKee

Business Development Specialist

Treaneva Beechly

Client Experience Associate

James Lovold

Program Expansion Manager

Oryx Battiste

Business Analyst

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Jocelin Mora

Client Experience Associate

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