Volume MMXIX | April, 2019
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O&N Welcomes Our New Board Members
Heather Granato
A 26-year veteran of the natural products industry, currently serving as Vice President, Content, in the Health & Nutrition division of Informa Markets. She was named to the FOLIO: 100 list of top media professionals in 2018, was selected as a 2015 Top Woman in Media by FOLIO:, and lead the INSIDER team as it was recognized that year by FOLIO: as B2B Editorial Team of the Year. She received the 2014 Visionary Award and the 2018 Journalistic Excellence Award from the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA); and she was honored with the CEO Merit Award for Content from Virgo in 2014. Granato graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond, Virginia, in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism; she currently serves as a national vice president for Kappa Alpha Theta women's fraternity.
Katherine Paul
Associate director of the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), a consumer and environmental advocacy nonprofit focused on the food and agriculture industries. Paul oversees OCA’s communications, online fundraising, and grantwriting. She also serves as the liaison with attorneys representing OCA in consumer protection and false labeling lawsuits against food corporations. Paul serves on the boards of Regeneration International and the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance. Prior to joining OCA in 2012, Paul was associate director of Common Dreams, a nonprofit online independent news organization. Her past experience includes writing/reporting for newpapers and business publications, and marketing and public relations in the corporate world.
Naomi Whittel
Naomi Whittel, New York Times best-selling author of Glow15, is a leading nutritional expert. As a wellness and beauty explorer, Whittel has traveled from the spice markets in Bangalore, India to the vineyards in Bordeaux, France, to the Bering Sea off of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, with ONE mission: to discover the purest ingredients and the most impactful health and beauty solutions, to help us all live a better life. As the founder of Reserveage Nutrition and sister brand ResVitále, she has successfully developed hundreds of best-in-class nutritional supplements made with scientifically-proven and patented ingredients for longevity, beauty and overall wellbeing. Named by Prevention as the nation’s leading female innovator in the wellness industry, Whittel is hailed as a trailblazer and an advocate of purity and potency in nutritional wellness and beauty.
Dan Lifton, New Board Treasurer

In addition to electing three new Members of the Board of Directors, Dan Lifton was elected Treasurer, taking the place of Founding Member Joe Sander. The Board wishes to thank Joe for his service and commitment to creating the Organic & Natural Health Association.

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FDA Hearing on Innovation
Thursday, May 16, Washington DC

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Friday, May 31, Washington DC

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