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Organic Trade Association (OTA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

OTA is a trade / professional association based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1985. As of 2019 they had $5.2 million in revenue and $1.1 million in assets.

Organic Trade Association's mission is to promote and protect ORGANIC with a unifying voice that serves and engages its diverse members from farm to marketplace.

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Program areas at OTA

Ota developed and successfully implemented a variety of media relations and social media campaigns for the benefit of the Organic industry, both domestically as well as internationally.

Ota worked closely with the usda Trade team as well as our diverse membership to understand and influence international Trade in support of our memberships business interests.

OTA Government affairs work including Farm Bill implementation and organic standards integrity and development.

Form 990s for OTA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 11, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Sep 12, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 7, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Sep 1, 2016990OView PDF
2014-12Sep 2, 2015990OView PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for OTA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,633,211
Program services$590,678
Investment income and dividends$1,921
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$10,503
Total revenues$5,236,313

Vendors for OTA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-09-17
██████ ███████ ██████████ ███ ██ ██Audit accounting2019-09-12
██████████CRM software2019-09-05
███████ ███ ███████ ██Tax accounting2018-08-30
███████ █████ ███Consultant$113,5012017-12-01
███████████ ██████████ ███Consultant$135,0962017-12-01
███████████ ████ ██████████ ███Consultant$103,5002017-12-01
█████ ███████ ███████████Rent$101,8302017-12-01

Personnel at OTA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Laura BatchaChief Executive Officer and Executive Director$240,311Jan. 11, 2020
Tessa YoungVice President, Communications$101,759July 13, 2019
█████████ █████Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs$134,073Jan. 10, 2019
███ █████████Executive Director , Cota-Jan. 19, 2018
█████████ █████████Director of Industry Relations, Membership, and Development-July 13, 2019
██████ ██████Director of Media Relations-July 13, 2019
█████ ███████Director of Legislative Affairs and Coalitions-Jan. 10, 2019
█████████ █████Farm Policy Director-Jan. 19, 2018
██████ ████████Director, Education and Insights-July 13, 2019
███████ █████ ██████████Database and Development Manager-July 13, 2019
...and 14 more key personnel

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