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Finance & Governance Committee

Chair: Graham Rigby (Care/of)
Staff Contact: Michael McGuffin

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

March 23, 2022 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Finance & Governance Committee

March 4, 2021 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Finance & Governance Committee

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Committee-Related News

Initial AHPA time study results suggest nearly $20 million initial compliance price tag for Durbin/Braun product listing bill

May 2022: Early data do not include initial training costs or follow-on costs for label revisions or new products

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has estimated the dietary supplement industry will need to spend nearly 20 million dollars for initial compliance with the Dietary Supplement Listing Act, a bill introduced by Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Mike Braun (R-IN) that would establish a requirement for mandatory product listing (MPL) for all dietary supplements marketed in the United States.

Michael McGuffin Celebrates 20 years as AHPA President

Michael McGuffin Celebrates 20 years as AHPA President

August 1, 2019: 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!
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.

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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2022 Annual Fund Sponsors

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