The Natural Products Foundation (NPF) announced the election of Lise Alschuler and Jeff Wright to the NPF Board of Directors. Dr. Alschuler and Mr. Wright will join the NPF governing body effective immediately for a three-year term. Dr. Alschuler is the Vice President of Quality and Education at Emerson Ecologics. Emerson Ecologics < http://www.emersonecologics.com/>, LLC is the leading provider of professional-grade nutritional supplements, products and services to the integrative healthcare community.
Dr. Alschuler is board certified in naturopathic oncology and has been practicing naturopathic medicine since 1994. Dr. Alschuler is past-President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She is co-author of The Definitive Guide to Cancer: An Integrative Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Healing (2010) now in its 3rd edition and Five to Thrive: Your Cutting Edge Cancer Prevention Plan (Oct. 2011). Jeff Wright is the current President of the Natural Products Association (NPA) <http://www.npainfo.org/index.php?cid=326422&src=&curlid=239>. Wright has been active in NPA for nearly two decades, serving on the NPA-South regional Board and the national NPA Board of Directors. Wright became President of NPA in the summer of 2011, and will serve in that capacity for the next two years. Jeff is the owner of Wright’s Nutrients < http://www.wrightsnutrients.com/retailer/store_templates/shell_id_1.asp?storeID=V3QDFKAQ17S92ND700AKHLBD3UCFBVQA>, a retail store in New Port Richey, Florida. A premier vitamin and organic grocery, Wright’s Nutrients has been family owned and operated since 1994.
“With the election of Lise Alschuler and Jeff Wright to the NPF Board of Directors, our organization adds diversity and a wealth of personal expertise to our leadership,” said Derek Hall, NPF Board Chairman. “Dr. Alschuler and Mr. Wright have devoted their careers to natural health, and they possess expansive knowledge of the field. Their guidance and unique professional perspectives will be great resources for the industry over the coming years. NPF's mission is to promote and facilitate research and education related to natural products, and we are very pleased to have Lise and Jeff leading our ongoing efforts. Their addition on the Foundation Board will help ensure that we advance toward a stronger future, one that benefits both consumers and industry.”
The Natural Products Foundation is chartered as a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation. For more information visit NPF online: naturalproductsfoundation.org.