Certification Framework Committee


The mandate of the committee is to oversee the implementation and delivery of the CRSB’s Certified Sustainable Beef Framework.

The committee is responsible for:

  • Overseeing regular reviews and updates of all aspects of the Framework
  • Opportunities or improvements in the Framework implementation and credibility
  • Reviewing and resolving complaints and appeals that cannot be addressed by the Certification Body (CB) or that come directly to the CRSB associated with the Certified Sustainable Beef Framework
  • Reviewing and responding to Standard and Chain of Custody Requirements’ interpretation, revision and exception requests
  • Review Framework reporting to ensure transparency


Chair & Vice-Chair

Producer Organizations

Processors and Packers

Retail and Foodservice

Academic Institutions

Food and Agriculture Business


Staff support provided by Kara Barnes