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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 |

Paul Dolan

Board Member

Dark Horse Farming Co.

Rachel Dreskin

Board Member

Plant Based Foods Association |

Dana Geffner

Board Member

Fair World Project |

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Corley Kenna

Board Member

Patagonia |

Jeff Moyer

Chairman of the Board

Rodale Institute |

LaRhea Pepper

Board Member

Textile Echange |

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A-dae Romero-Briones

Board Member

First Nations Development Institute |

Sarela Herrada

Board Member


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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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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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.

Shanna Bellingham

Digital Communications Lead

With years of experience in data-driven communications and marketing & a double M.S. in Environmental Policy and Sustainability, Shanna leads ROA communications through our partnership with LOACOM, a Santa Barbara-based marketing agency.

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