Melody Meyer has been in the organic food industry since 1976 when she began working at a Natural Foods Coop in Iowa. She is currently the Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Policy and Industry Relations for United Natural Foods Incorporated (UNFI). She also serves as the Executive Director for the UNFI Foundation. She is a founding member of the Alliance of Organic Food Funders and an active member of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders.
Melody serves on the Board of Directors for the Organic Trade Association and is a board trustee for The Organic Center. She has served over eight years on the Organic Advisory Committee for the CA Department of Food and Agriculture and previously on the advisory board for Just Label It. She has worked as an advisor for the FAO of the United Nations and volunteered with IESC on organic agricultural projects in Tunisia.
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