Membership Information

The Vision of the ACA is to envision a world in which the USDA Organic label is always trusted and valued.

The Mission of the ACA is to ensure consistent implementation of USDA Organic Regulations through collaboration and education of accredited certification agencies.

Membership in the Accredited Certifiers Association, Inc. is open to:

  • all accredited organic certification agencies 
  • certifying agencies applying for accreditation
  • material review organizations
  • organic community members other than certifying agencies


Open to accredited certifying agencies and certification agencies applying for accreditation with the following benefits:

  • News alerts
  • Educational Activities
  • Certifier Discussion Group participation
  • Working Groups participation
  • Voting Privileges

Supporting Members

Open to organic community organizations and individuals other than certifying agencies with the following benefits:

  • News alerts
  • ACA Webinars
  • Working Groups participation with ACA approval
  • Sponsorship opportunities