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Finance and Governance Committee

Chairperson:  Marc Allen (Herb Pharm)
Staff Contact: Stan Cowan

Committee Purpose:

  • To optimize the herb industry's membership in AHPA and to assure that AHPA's membership is representative of the industry.
  • To provide financial oversight for the Association.
  • To provide for the effective governance of the Association, specifically regarding function of the Board of Trustees, function of Committees; and the annual election process.

Restriction on Membership: The Secretary and the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees shall be members of this committee.

AHPA Members, if you would like to join this committee or need archived meeting minutes, please email the staff contact.

 

Committee Meeting Minutes and News

Meeting Minutes

March 9, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Finance and Governance Committee

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Committee-Related News

AHPA Annual Member Meeting 2020

AHPA Annual Member Meeting 2020

Anaheim, California

AHPA's Annual Member Meeting features insights into industry trends, the board of trustees' election, and the presentation of the 2019 AHPA Awards. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from herbal industry leaders and network with your colleagues.
Michael McGuffin Celebrates 20 years as AHPA President

Michael McGuffin Celebrates 20 years as AHPA President

An Open Letter to the Membership

It is my heartfelt honor to address you today on the 20th anniversary of the date I began my role as President of the American Herbal Products Association. We have accomplished so much together since 1999!

AHPA adopts Guidance Policy on supplements and foods containing hemp and hemp-derived CBD

Supplements or foods that contain hemp or CBD should be manufactured in compliance with applicable federal regulations

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has adopted a new Guidance Policy for dietary supplement and food products that contain hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) to help ensure the industry complies with existing regulations.
AHPA Member Reception at ExpoWest

AHPA Member Reception at ExpoWest

Our way of thanking members for all their invaluable contributions

AHPA Members and their friends attended the 2019 AHPA Member Reception at Natural Products Expo West. This event is AHPA's way of thanking members for all they do to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products.

Call for Candidates to AHPA's Board of Trustees

Deadline for submission of nominees is January 31

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is issuing its annual call for candidates for elected trustees to the association's Board of Trustees. The election for the 2019 cycle will be held at AHPA's annual member meeting and breakfast at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California on March 6, 2019.
Rupa Das to serve as Interim Chair of AHPA's Board of Trustees

Rupa Das to serve as Interim Chair of AHPA's Board of Trustees

AHPA thanks Graham Rigby for his leadership

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has appointed Rupa Das as Chair of the AHPA Board of Trustees until March 2019.

March 9, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Finance and Governance Committee

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Wilson Lau to chair AHPA Board of Trustees

Lau replaces Graham Rigby

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Executive Committee has appointed Wilson Lau as chair of the AHPA Board of Trustees until March 2017.
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2019 Annual Fund Sponsors

  

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