About Us

Welcome to Nature’s International Certification Services (NICS), an organic certification agency. We are here to serve your certification needs, including providing you with answers to questions related to certification that you may have about organic production, handling and marketing. Our staff are knowledgeable and friendly, and we have the experience in the organic community and industry to help you attain your certification goals. Please feel free to contact us below at any time with questions, concerns or ideas you may have. Thank you.

Chris Fanta
Executive Director of Operations and Accreditation
cfanta@naturesinternational.com

Terri Scott
Executive Director of Administration and Finance
tscott@naturesinternational.com

Elizabeth Tigan
Certification Manager
elizabeth@naturesinternational.com

Kris Olson
Inspections Manager
kolson@naturesinternational.com

Dan Kaatz
Quality Systems Manager
dkaatz@naturesinternational.com

Lynn Johansen
Certification Specialist
ljohansen@naturesinternational.com

Megan Olson
Certification Specialist
molson@naturesinternational.com

Amber Biver
Certification Specialist
abiver@naturesinternational.com

David Hettenbach
Certification Specialist/Staff Inspector
dhettenbach@naturesinternational.com

Emily Fowell
Certification Specialist/Staff Inspector
efowell@naturesinternational.com

Gail Doesken
Certification Specialist/Outreach Coordinator
gdoesken@naturesinternational.com

Nathaniel Slack
Certification Specialist/Staff Inspector
nslack@naturesinternational.com

Wade Collins
Certification Specialist
wcollins@naturesinternational.com

Yoki Zhao
Certification Specialist
yzhao@naturesinternational.com

Olive Reynolds
Certification Specialist
oreynolds@naturesinternational.com

Lisa Stoikes
Inspections Coordinator
lstoikes@naturesinternational.com

Hanna McGilvary
Administrative Coordinator
hmcgilvary@naturesinternational.com

Amy Tomky
Accounts Receivable Coordinator
atomky@naturesinternational.com

Brenda Sisbach
Administrative Assistant
bsisbach@naturesinternational.com

Leila Holen
Administrative Assistant
lholen@naturesinternational.com

Dee Malsack
Administrative Assistant
d_malsack@naturesinternational.com

Marilyn Collins
Administrative Assistant

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