Nicole Boudreau is a biologist (B.S.C. Sherbrooke University) and a communicator (B.A. McGill University). She is involved in the Canadian organic sector since 2005, working as a supervision officer for CARTV, and being the coordinator of the Organic Federation of Canada since 2007. She is the manager of the Canadian Standards Interpretation Committee and the co-manager of the Organic Science Cluster II Project with the Organic Agriculture Center of Canada. She was the coordinator of the 2 year review of the Canadian Organic Standards that led to the publication of the 2015 version of the COS.