Standard Committee

The Standard Committee oversees the development of the Non-GMO Project Standard, and is responsible for addressing all standard-related comments received from stakeholders. Revisions and interpretations proposed by the committee are reviewed and voted upon by the Board of Directors, which holds final decision-making authority.

The Standard Committee is comprised of representatives from the following areas:

  • Voting members who reflect a balanced representation of external stakeholder interests
  • At least one voting member who is well positioned to represent consumer advocacy and/or policy perspectives
  • Non-voting representatives from the Project’s technical administrators
  • One non-voting representative of the Non-GMO Project staff

Current Standard Committee members include:

Beth Unger, Organic Valley (Voting)
David Gould, IFOAM (Voting)
Tara Froemming, SK Food (Voting)
Daniel Hall, Guide Environmental (Voting)
Andrew Huth, INFRA (Voting)
Kristina Bierschwale, Where Food Comes From (Non-voting)
Jennifer Schomp, FoodChain ID (Non-voting)
Brandon Nauman, SCS (Non-voting)
Megan Westgate, Non-GMO Project (Non-voting)

If you are interested in serving the Non-GMO Project as a member of our Standards Committee, please complete this form to tell us about your qualifications.