The AHPA committee system enables AHPA members to collaborate on a wide range of projects that are essential to the advancement of the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of herbal and botanical products. Member companies can also increase their profile by working with fellow industry members on meaningful activities. Committee meetings combine working sessions and member reports and discussion and provide excellent opportunities to participate in the solutions the association develops for various industry issues. Active and Associate members in good standing are welcome and encouraged to attend all meetings in which they have experience, expertise, or simply, an interest. Non-members are welcome to attend as a guest of staff or a member with the approval of the committee present.