NPA adds state government relations role
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Elizabeth Hurst brings trade association and Capitol Hill experience to the Natural Products Association's new state government relations manager position. Hurst will help the national group and regional NPAs address state-level threats to the natural products industry, said NPA Executive Director John Gay July 1. Hurst was a senior government relations specialist with the National Court Reporters Association and worked for the Denny Miller Associates lobbying firm. ... Hall ascends to NPF chairmanship: The Natural Products Foundation elects Qivana CEO Derek Hall chairman after he served as NPF treasurer since 2009. Hall is an industry veteran who founded Provo, Utah-based Qivana, a nutritional products network marketing company, and previously worked in top executive posts with Nature's Way, Botanicals International, Integrative Therapeutics, Unigen USA and Univera
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