Kelly Damewood joined CCOF as Policy Director on July 14. Kelly most recently received an advanced degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law in food and agricultural policy. She has also worked as a journalist for Food Safety News, writing and publishing news articles on food safety issues for the online publication with worldwide distribution. Prior to that, Kelly received her law degree from the Vermont Law School, specializing in environmental law.
Kelly will lead CCOF’s policy staff and organize member engagement on issues related to the National Organic Program (NOP), National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), Farm Bill, and other aspects of agricultural policy.