Ryan Wist

For the past twelve years, Ryan Wist has worked in the food processing industry, focusing on food safety and quality management. This role has allowed Wist to serve as the organic program administrator for two companies working with certification agencies QAI and OTCO. He was also the regulatory liason to the USDA, FDA, EPA and their state partners. As an active member of the organic industry, Wist has served as a delegate to the Northwest Food Processor’s Association’s Operations and Technical Affairs committee, and chaired a workgroup to issue comments on the FDA’s proposed Preventive Control Rules.