ProfilePeggy Miars is President of IFOAM – Organics International, the change agent and umbrella organization for the global organic movement. She has been the sole North American on the IFOAM World Board since 2014 and also serves on the Board of Directors for the International Organic Accreditation Service (IOAS). Peggy has worked as Executive Director/CEO of the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) in the United States since 2010. Previously Executive Director/CEO of California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and completed post-graduate courses in nonprofit management. Peggy has worked in the organic industry for over 20 years in positions with Earthbound Farm, Whole Foods Market, nonprofit organizations, and her own consulting business. She has completed International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) training in U.S. National Organic Program (NOP) and Canadian Organic Standards.