As a diverse group of individuals dedicated to improving farm animal welfare, we’re continuously inspired and are able to collaborate and continue to innovate practices for higher farm animal welfare. Meet our amazing team who make it all possible!

Board of Directors

George Siemon

George Siemon

CEO/Founding Farmer, CROPP Co-Op/Organic Valley/Organic Prairie

Leah Garces

Leah Garces

USA Director, Compassion in World Farming

Steven Gross

Steven Gross

Chairman, Farm Forward

Edmund La Macchia

Edmund La Macchia

Global Vice President of Procurement - Perishables, Whole Foods Market

Wayne Pacelle

Wayne Pacelle

CEO/President, Humane Society of the United States

Dan Probert

Dan Probert

Owner, Probert Ranch, Former Executive Director - Country Natural Beef

Paul Willis

Paul Willis

Manager, Niman Ranch Pork Company, Owner/Operator - Willis Free Range Pig Farm

The GAP Team

Anne Malleau

Anne Malleau

Executive Director

Frances Flower

Frances Flower

Standards and Certification Manager

David Wright

David Wright

Program Specialist

Gabrielle Simon

Gabrielle Simon

Certification Specialist

Diane McDade

Diane McDade

Business Development Manager

Pam  Williford

Pam Williford

Office Manager

As an informed consumer, company, brand, farmer, or rancher, you can change the face of animal agriculture. Join us in shifting the food industry to be more animal welfare conscious and GAP 5-Step Rated.

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