Natural Products Foundation Elects Board Members

The Natural Products Foundation (NPF) has elected six new members to the organization's board of directors. All six were unanimously elected to three year terms on the organization's governing body.

The newly elected members of the board are Carilyn Anderson, Sales Executive for Carlson Labs, Arlington Heights, Illinois;

Jane Drinkwalter, Vice President of Sales for Vitamer Labs, Irvine, California; Peter Hafermann, President of Alix Technologies, Carrollton, Texas; David Matteson, President of Early Edge Solutions, Seattle, Washington; J.D. Weir, CEO of Primus Pharmaceuticals, Scottsdale, Arizona; and Bruce Worley Jr., the Director of Field Sales for Humphreys Pharmacal, East Hampton, Connecticut.

“We are very pleased to welcome this experienced group of industry champions to the Natural Products Foundation board of directors,” said John Gay, president of the Foundation. “The Natural Products Foundation's mission is to enhance and promote the integrity of natural products through quality, science and education. The newest members of the NPF board all share our passion and drive to see that this mission is achieved.”

Other members of the Natural Products Foundation board are Derek Hall, CEO of Qivana and Pat Sardell, President of the Natural Products Association.

About The Natural Products Foundation (NPF): NPF is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit foundation organized exclusively to stimulate and support research, education and knowledge regarding dietary supplements, nutritional foods, and related products, with the overall objective of advancing consumer awareness and understanding. For more information contact Deb Knowles at (941) 349-9044, or visit NPF's website,

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