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Our Team

Board Members of the Regenerative Organic Alliance

Elizabeth Whitlow

Executive Director, ROA

Regenerative Organic Alliance

David Bronner

Board Member

Dr. Bronner’s | www.drbronner.com

Paul Dolan

Board Member

Dark Horse Farming Co.

Rachel Dreskin

Board Member

Plant Based Foods Association | www.plantbasedfoods.org

Dana Geffner

Board Member

Fair World Project | fairworldproject.org

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Corley Kenna

Board Member

Patagonia | www.patagonia.com

Jeff Moyer

Chairman of the Board

Rodale Institute | rodaleinstitute.org

LaRhea Pepper

Board Member

Textile Echange | textileexchange.org

Alfred Grand

Board Member
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A-dae Romero-Briones

Board Member

First Nations Development Institute | firstnations.org

Our Staff

Elizabeth Whitlow

Executive Director

Elizabeth Whitlow has worked across the spectrum of elevated certifications both in farming and ranching for more than 20 years. She resides in Sonoma County, California.

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Evelyn Rosas

Certification Manager
Evelyn helps steward applications along the certification journey and provides support to applicants about the ROC framework and standards. She is based in Eugene, OR.
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Angela Jackson

Quality Manager

Angela oversees the ROC quality management system and lead evaluator for certification bodies. She is based in Clay County, SD.

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Charlotte Martin

Certification Coordinator
Charlotte has worked on various farms in the U.S. and abroad and has extensive knowledge of livestock operations. She is based in Asheville, North Carolina.
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Nick Huffman

Certification Specialist
Nick’s experience in the organic industry includes farmer education, operating his own certified organic garlic business, and organic certification and inspection. He is based in Portland, OR.
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Katy Williams

Operations Manager

Over the course of her career as a project manager, Katy has directed large-scaled, complex projects and diverse teams with a clear vision and a people-centric brand of leadership.

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Alyssa Pace

Digital Communications Lead

With 5 years of experience in the regenerative movement, Alyssa leads digital communications for Regenerative Organic Alliance through our partnership with LOACOM, a Santa Barbara-based marketing agency.

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Eric Cárdenas

Marketing and Community Organizing

Eric brings expertise in marketing strategy, conservation, agriculture, and community organizing to the ROC team through our partnership with LOACOM, a Santa Barbara-based marketing agency.

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Jen Silverman

Certification Specialist

ROC auditor and certification specialist for many of the best certifiers in the U.S.  Jen is always raising the bar and operating with integrity. She resides in New Mexico.

Paul Alvarez

Program Director

An advocate for organic, social, and environmental sustainability, Paul comes to us with more than 15 years of experience in designing and implementing strategies, project management, creating frameworks, and external and internal stakeholder management. He is bilingual with cross-cultural and multi-category experience in international contexts.

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