CRN Board of Directors and Committees

CRN’s Board of Directors provides leadership, guidance and oversight for the association, working closely with CRN’s staff to develop the association’s strategic priorities. See CRN's Board Officers, Executive Committee and Board Members below.

In addition to CRN's Board of Directors, member company representatives also participate in CRN's Standing Committees. Find out more.

CRN Board Officers

CHAIR
Jim Hyde 
Albion Laboratories, Inc. 

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Harvey Kamil 
The Nature’s Bounty Co.

CHAIR ELECT
David Campbell
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 

TREASURER
David Morrison 
The Vitamin Shoppe  

SECRETARY
Ken Strick
Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Inc. 

PRESIDENT & CEO:
Steve Mister
Council for Responsible Nutrition

CRN Executive Committee

CHAIR
Jim Hyde 
Albion Laboratories, Inc. 

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Harvey Kamil 
The Nature’s Bounty Co.

CHAIR ELECT
David Campbell
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC 

TREASURER
David Morrison 
The Vitamin Shoppe  

SECRETARY
Ken Strick
Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Inc.

PRESIDENT & CEO:
Steve Mister
Council for Responsible Nutrition 

OTHER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Paul Bolar 
Pharmavite LLC

Tobe Cohen
DSM Nutritional Products

Mike DeBiasi 
Bayer HealthCare

Mike Devereux
Nature's Way Brands

Bill Frankos
Herbalife, Ltd.

Randy King
P&G (Procter & Gamble)

Allison Levy
AdvoCare International, LP

Barry Ritz
Atrium Innovations, Inc.

Danielle Virant
Abbott Nutrition

Jim Watson
Watson Inc

CRN Board of Directors

Manufacturers

Gene Barbato
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare

Michael Bentley
SierraSil Health Inc. 

John Blair
The Juice Plus+ Company, LLC 

Kristen Blanchard
Nutramax Laboratories

Paul Bolar
Pharmavite LLC 

David Campbell
RB (Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC)

Mike DeBiasi 
Bayer HealthCare

Mike Devereux
Nature’s Way Brands

Bill Frankos
Herbalife, Ltd. 

Laura Harkness 
Church and Dwight Co. Inc.

Mark Hornick 
Jamieson Wellness

Kirk Jowers 
doTerra International

Harvey Kamil
The Nature’s Bounty Co.

Randy King
P&G (Procter & Gamble)

Allison Levy
AdvoCare International, LP 

Jose Minski
Wellnext

David Morrison
The Vitamin Shoppe

Ken Myers
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. 

Scott Ravech
Deerland Enzymes 

Barry Ritz
Atrium Innovations, Inc. 

Rick Sharpee 
NOW Foods 

Nancy Steely
Arbonne International, LLC

Craig Stevenson
The Clorox Company 

Michelle Stout
Amway/Nutrilite 

Ken Strick
Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Inc. 

Ben Teicher
Healthy Directions, LLC 

Danielle Virant
Abbott Nutrition 

Tom Zimmerman
Natrol

Suppliers

Kevin Boot 
Embria Health Sciences

Tobe Cohen 
DSM Nutritional Products

Sherry Duff 
Innophos, Inc.

Jim Hamilton 
Neptune Wellness Solutions

David Henstrom 
Cargill Health & Nutrition

Jim Hyde 
Balchem Human Nutrition & Pharma

Mark LeDoux 
Natural Alternatives International

Patrick McCullough 
Lonza, Inc.

Micah Osborne 
Stratum Nutrition

Kevin Salerno 
HORN Nutraceuticals

Bret Scholtes 
Omega Protein/Nutegrity

Jim Watson
Watson Inc.


CRN Committees

CRN Committees provide a platform for representatives within CRN member companies to discuss issues most relevant to their companies and to the supplement industry as a whole. Committee participation is the best way for members to be active within CRN and  receive the most value from their membership.

The following are standing committees which communicate on a regular basis:

If you are interested in joining a particular committee, please contact CRN’s Director of Membership Development Carl Hyland (chyland@crnusa.org / 202-204-7674) or the designated CRN staff liaison.

See descriptions of CRN's standing committees below. CRN Members, visit My CRN to access your committee pages with Members Only updates.


Communications and Media Outreach Committee | CMOC PAGE AND ROSTER

The Communications and Media Outreach Committee (CMOC) is comprised of member company in-house representatives with an expertise in communications, public relations, media relations (traditional and new/social), marketing and market research and an interest in helping shape CRN’s communications and outreach programs.

The CMOC discusses issues of importance to the industry with a particular focus on the communications strategies and tactics.

CRN staff liaison: Judy Blatman, Senior Vice President, Communications, 202-204-7680, jblatman@crnusa.org


Government Relations Committee GRC PAGE AND ROSTER

The Government Relations Committee (GRC) is composed of CRN members who are interested in legislative and government affairs. The committee focuses on federal policy and politics, with a subcommittee working on state issues.It also provides a forum for the exchange of timely and useful legislative information, as well as discussions on coordinated efforts with external industry groups and like-minded coalitions.

CRN staff liaison: Mike Greene, Vice President, Government Relations, 202-204-7690, mgreene@crnusa.org


International Trade and Market Development Committee | ITMDC PAGE AND ROSTER

The International Trade and Market Development Committee (ITMDC) is comprised of member-company representatives with an interest in how international affairs shape the dietary supplement market. The group both initiates and directs CRN activities in the international regulatory arena.

CRN staff liaison: Jim Griffiths, Ph.D., Vice President, International Affairs, 202-204-7662, jgriffiths@crnusa.org


Legal Committee | LEGAL PAGE AND ROSTER

The Legal Committee is comprised of attorneys who are either in-house counsel for CRN’s Voting Member companies or CRN Associate Members. The Legal Committee discusses legal issues of interest to the dietary supplement and functional food industry.

CRN staff liaison: Rend Al-Mondhiry, Esq., Associate General Counsel, 202-204-7672, ral-mondhiry@crnusa.org


Membership Committee | MEMBERSHIP PAGE AND ROSTER

The Membership Committee is a small group of dedicated representatives from CRN member companies who seek to strengthen the industry by strengthening CRN. By building CRN’s membership, committee members have an opportunity to make a contribution to the association, thereby positively impacting the industry as a whole.

CRN staff liaison: Carl Hyland, Senior Director, Membership Development, 202-204-7674, chyland@crnusa.org


Regulatory Affairs Committee | RAC PAGE AND ROSTER

The Regulatory Affairs Committee (RAC) includes CRN members with shared expertise in quality control, product development and regulatory knowledge, and provides input and oversight of CRN’s regulatory activities.

CRN staff liaison: Duffy MacKay, N.D., Senior Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, 202-204-7664, dmackay@crnusa.org


Senior Scientific Advisory Council | SSAC PAGE AND ROSTER

The Senior Scientific Advisory Council (SSAC) is comprised of scientific officers in member companies who have volunteered to advise the CRN staff and the Board of Directors on major scientific issues. The main role for the SSAC is to assist with the development and implementation of CRN’s scientific strategy.

CRN staff liaison: Duffy MacKay, N.D., Senior Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, 202-204-7664, dmackay@crnusa.org