Our Board Members

Paula Brown, Ph.D.

Paula Brown, Ph.D.

President

Canada Research Chair in Phytoanalytics and Director of Natural Health and Food Products Research Group
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Burnaby, British Columbia

Bob Chapman, Ph.D.

Bob Chapman, Ph.D.

Vice-President

Program Lead
Institute for Nutrisciences and Health, National Research Council of Canada
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

 

Susan Murch, Ph.D.

Susan Murch, Ph.D.

Treasurer

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, British Columbia

Pamela Ovadje, Ph.D.

Pamela Ovadje, Ph.D.

Secretary

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario

Nawaz Ahmed

Nawaz Ahmed

Student Representative

Krista Coventry, M.Sc.

Krista Coventry, M.Sc.

Director at Large

PhD Candidate
University of Guelph, Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Guelph, Ontario
Director of Regulatory Services (East)
Source Nutraceutical Inc.

Pierre Haddad, PhD

Pierre Haddad, PhD

Director at Large

Département de pharmacologie
Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

Cory Harris, Ph.D.

Cory Harris, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario

Samantha Hart

Samantha Hart

Student Representative

Natalya Ivanova, PhD

Natalya Ivanova, PhD

Director at Large

Lead DNA Scientist, Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding
Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Shelley King

Shelley King

Director at Large

CEO
Natural Products Canada
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

 

Gary Leong

Gary Leong

Director at Large

Chief Science Office
Aphira
Leamington, Ontario

Honsing Leong

Honsing Leong

Director at Large

Michael Smith. B.Pharm (Hons), ND

Michael Smith. B.Pharm (Hons), ND

Director at Large

President, Michael J Smith and Associates
Adjunct Professor, National Center for Natural Products Research, University of Mississippi
Adjunct Fellow, National Institute for Complementary Medicine, Western Sydney University

Paul A. Spagnuolo, Ph.D.

Paul A. Spagnuolo, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario

Rickey Yada, PhD

Rickey Yada, PhD

Director at Large

Dean and Professor
Land and Food Systems
The University of British Columbia

Non-voting Board Members

Branka Barl, Ph.D.

Industrial Technology Advisor
IRAP West – Edmonton Centre,
National Research Council of Canada
Edmonton, Alberta

Connie Kehler

Executive Director
Herb, Spice, and Specialty Agriculture Association
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Len Monheit

President and Editor
NPIcenter
Colorado

Jin-Qi Zeng, Ph.D.

Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate, Health Canada
Ottawa, Ontario

 

Past Presidents

Paul Shipley, Ph.D.

Paul Shipley, Ph.D.

Past President

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, British Columbia

Siyaram Pandey, Ph.D.

Siyaram Pandey, Ph.D.

Past President

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario

Emma Guns, Ph.D.

Emma Guns, Ph.D.

Past President

Senior Scientist
Vancouver Prostate Centre
Associate Professor
Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

 

 

Susan Murch, Ph.D.

Susan Murch, Ph.D.

Past President

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, British Columbia