CCOF Members Encouraged to Join COPAC

The California Organic Products Advisory Committee (COPAC) advises the Secretary of Food and Agriculture on issues related to organic standards enforcement and on support for organic agriculture in California through education, outreach, and other activities.

CCOF encourages its members to consider applying to serve on COPAC. There are currently open seats for:

  • 3 producers,
  • 1 processor,
  • 1 environmental representative, and
  • 1 technical representative.

Numerous alternate positions are also open. View the current COPAC roster online.

Producer, processor, and wholesaler members must have derived a substantial portion of their income from organic business activities for at least three years prior to appointment.

To apply, fill out the application form and return it to Laurel Rudolph via email at or by mail to 1220 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. A letter of recommendation is also required.

CCOF policy staff are available to talk with you about serving on COPAC. Direct questions to