The QAI Team
Based in San Diego, the QAI team is ready and able to assist you with all of your organic certification needs. Contact us to learn more.
We'd like to introduce you to the QAI leaders who maintain our commitment to organic integrity and are actively involved in the organic industry at a national level:
Jaclyn Bowen - General Manager, Quality Assurance International
Jaclyn Bowen is the general manager of Quality Assurance International. Under her leadership, QAI launched certification to the NSF/ANSI 305 "Contains Organic Ingredients" standard, established QAI's operations in Canada, and achieved ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems accreditation.
Jackie's experience in lean production and operational efficiency has streamlined QAI's certification process. Jackie's previous role was with NSF International, overseeing the development and review of American National Standards to protect and improve food and drinking water safety.
Jackie has a master's degree in management and policy from the University of Michigan, a master's degree in quality from Eastern Michigan University's College of Engineering Technology, and a bachelor's degree in environmental biology from Michigan State University.
Kasey Moctezuma, Senior Certification Project Manager for EU/Canada/Quebec Certification Programs, Quality Assurance International
Kasey Moctezuma is the EU/Canada/Quebec specialist and senior certification project manager at Quality Assurance International. She also serves on the board of directors as a certifier representative for the Conseil des appellations reservées et des termes valorisants (CARTV) and formerly served on the board of directors of the Conseil des Appellations Agroalimentaires du Québec, both based in Montréal, Québec. She is fluent in five languages, with a working knowledge of five others.
Prior to QAI, Kasey worked for the International Trade Policy program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She also interned with the Department of Commerce office in Budapest, Hungary, where she was responsible for the standards and statistics sections of the Country Commercial Guide for Hungary.
Kasey holds a master's degree in international trade policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She holds a bachelor's degree in French and international studies from California State University, East Bay. She is a contributing author of Consistent incorporation of Professional Terminologies into the World's Languages: The Linguistic Engine of a Global Culture (Editor Michel Gueldry, Mellen Press Publications, Fall 2010).
Our leaders are available for speaking engagements and interviews. Please contact Liz Nowland-Margolis at +1 734-418-6624 or firstname.lastname@example.org.