March 22, 2010 — The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) welcomes four returning and one new member to the association’s board of trustees and congratulates the officers elected by their peers during the March 11 board meeting in Anaheim, Calif.
Katie Huggins was elected chair of the AHPA Board of Trustees. Gary Pay was elected vice chair. Wilson Lau will serve as Secretary and Mitch Coven will continue as Treasurer.
Joining in the vote for the election of officers were new board member Pay and returning members Travis Borchardt; Betsy Fallon; Edward Fletcher; and Matt Redd.
The following are the AHPA Board of Trustees for 2010:
Katie Huggins, Chair, Traditional Medicinals
Cindy Angerhofer, Aveda Corporation
Travis Borchardt, Schwabe North America
Mitchell Coven, Vitality Works
Rupa Das, BI Nutraceuticals
Staci Eisner, PlusPharma
Edward Fletcher, Strategic Sourcing
Daniel Gagnon, Herbs, Etc.
Jackie Greenfield, Gaia Herbs
Lyra Heller, Metagenics
Sara Katz, Herb Pharm
Richard Kaufman, Paragon Laboratories
Beth Lambert, Herbalist & Alchemist
Wilson Lau, Nuherbs Company
Michael Lelah, NOW Foods
Shaheen Majeed, Sabinsa Corporation
Tom Newmark, New Chapter
Gary Pay, IdeaSphere
Matt Redd, A.M. Todd Company
Beth Curtin, GNC
Greg Tilford, Animal Essentials
Kay Wright, Hain Celestial
Source: American Herbal Products Association, www.ahpa.org