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Roll Call: An SN Whole Health Directory

Roll Call: An SN Whole Health Directory

PHARMACY & NUTRITION RESOURCES American Botanical Council Trade group and information clearinghouse for the herbal medicine and supplement industry. Mark Blumenthal, Founder & Executive DirectorP.O. Box 144345Austin, TX American Diabetes Association The leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy through local chapters


American Botanical Council

Trade group and information clearinghouse for the herbal medicine and supplement industry.

Mark Blumenthal, Founder & Executive Director
P.O. Box 144345
Austin, TX 78714

American Diabetes Association

The leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy through local chapters in all 50 states.

Larry Hausner, Chief Executive Officer
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311

American Dietetic Association

The largest association of dietitians and nutrition professionals in the United States. Almost all supermarket-affiliated dietitians are members of the ADA.

Patricia M. Babjak, Chief Executive Officer
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606

American Heart Association

A nonprofit that seeks to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease and stroke through research, education and marketing efforts.

M. Cass Wheeler, Chief Executive Officer
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231

American Pharmacists Association

The largest professional association of pharmacists in the United States. Website includes searchable journals for APhA members, as well as media advisories and government affairs updates.

Thomas E. Menighan, Chief Executive Officer
2215 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20037

Celiac Sprue Association

A nonprofit dedicated to helping gluten-intolerant individuals through research and education. Website contains information about gluten-free foods, and other resources.

Mary Schluckebier, Executive Director
P.O. Box 31700
Omaha, NE 68131

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tasked with assuring health care security, choices and program awareness among recipients.

Charlene M. Frizzera, Acting Administrator
7500 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21244

FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration division responsible for approving, regulating, labeling and recall oversight of food, cosmetics and supplements.

Stephen Sundlof, Director
Industry Affairs Office
5100 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740

Food Marketing Institute

Trade group for food retailers and wholesalers. Main focus includes training and industry advocacy efforts, as well as an active pharmacy committee and program.

Leslie G. Sarasin, President & Chief Executive Officer

2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22202

GMDC (Global Market Development Center)

Trade, conference and educational group for the general merchandise and HBC products industries.

Dave McConnell Jr., President & Chief Executive Officer
1275 Lake Plaza Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Institute of Food Technologists

A nonprofit scientific society with 22,000 members working in food science, food technology and related fields.

Marianne Gillette, President
525 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60607

National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Trade association representing the suppliers and retailers of the pharmacy industry. Website includes resources such as the new Chain Drug Industry Guide.

Steven C. Anderson, Chief Executive Officer
413 North Lee Street
Alexandria, VA 22313

National Community Pharmacists Association

Trade group representing independent pharmacy owners, managers and employees.

Bruce Roberts, Executive Vice President
100 Daingerfield Road
Alexandria, VA 22314

National Digestive Diseases Info. Clearinghouse

The National Institutes of Health division tasked with educating health care professionals and the general public about digestive diseases and food allergies.

Griffin P. Rodgers, Director
2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892

USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

The U.S. Department of Agriculture division responsible for coordinating federal nutrition education efforts, often by developing tools such as the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and

Raj Anand, Executive Director
3101 Park Center Drive
10th floor
Alexandria, VA 22302

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Federal agency that oversees the Food and Drug Administration and administers Medicare, Medicaid and numerous other public health programs. Department-affiliated websites include a wealth of links to health news, professional databases and authoritative features on medical topics.

Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary
200 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20201

U.S. Pharmacopeia

Nearly two centuries old, this organization sets the official standards for prescription and OTC medications, dietary supplements and many other health care products manufactured and sold in the United States.

Roger L. Williams, Chief Executive Officer
12601 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852


American Egg Board

Trade group that develops marketing and education campaigns to build demand for eggs and egg products.

Joanne Ivy, President & Chief Executive Officer
1460 Renaissance Drive
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Dairy Management Inc.

American dairy checkoff program geared toward building demand for dairy producers. Subsidiaries include the National Dairy Council and the American Dairy Association.

Tom Gallagher, Chief Executive Officer
10255 West Higgins Road, Suite 900
Rosemont, IL 60018

International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association

Trade group for dairy, deli and bakery owners and operators.

Carol Christison, Executive Director
P.O. Box 5528
Madison, WI 53705

International Dairy Foods Association

Organization representing the nation's dairy processing and manufacturing industries and their suppliers.

Connie Tipton, President & Chief Executive Officer
1250 H Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005

National Cattlemen's Beef Association

Checkoff-sponsored program conducts research and develops marketing programs for the U.S. beef industry.

Randy Irion, Director of Retail Marketing
9110 East Nichols Ave., Suite 300
Centennial, CO 80112

National Chicken Council

Chicken industry trade and lobbying group whose promotional efforts include the annual “September is National Chicken Month.”

George B. Watts, President
1015 15th Street NW, Suite 930
Washington, DC 20005

National Fisheries Institute

Trade and lobbying group for the seafood industry. Website offers consumption statistics, a variety of links to related industry groups, recipes and nutrition tips.

John Connelly, President
7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 700
McLean, VA 22102

National Pork Board

Checkoff sponsored organization that creates and executes promotion, research and consumer education programs to boost domestic demand for pork.

Jarrod Sutton
AVP, Foodservice & Retail Marketing
P.O. Box 9114
Des Moines, IA 50306

Organic Trade Association

Trade association and lobbying group for organic product suppliers, farmers and retailers. OTA hosts the All Things Organic trade show, and its “Organic Pages” website contains extensive, searchable databases of national organics growers and product suppliers.

Christine Bushway
Executive Director
P.O. Box 547
Greenfield, MA 01302

Produce for Better Health Foundation

A nonprofit foundation that utilizes a variety of marketing, education and public-private partnership efforts to encourage fruit and vegetable consumption.

Elizabeth Pivonka
President & Chief Executive Officer
5341 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808

Produce Marketing Association

A global trade association representing growers and marketers of fresh fruits, vegetables and related products.

Bryan Silbermann, President
1500 Casho Mill Road
Newark, DE 19714

United Fresh Produce Association

A trade association representing growers, shippers, processors, brokers, wholesalers and distributors of produce.

Tom Stenzel, President
1901 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20006

USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

The U.S. Department of Agriculture division that administers marketing services for U.S. agricultural products, including produce, dairy, meats and organic foods through the National Organic Program.

Lloyd C. Day, Administrator
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20250


The Center for Food Safety

Environmental advocacy group that lobbies and litigates against agriculture practices it perceives as harmful.

Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director
660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Suite 302
Washington, DC 20003

Center for Science in the Public Interest

A consumer advocacy group focused primarily on public policy issues that affect nutrition.

Michael Jacobson, Executive Director
1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009

Whole Grains Council

An alliance of groups promoting the increased consumption of whole grains through consumer education, marketing and programs such as the Whole Grain Stamp.

Cynthia Harriman, Director of Food and Nutrition Strategies
Oldways Preservation Trust
266 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Consumers Union

Nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. The group is currently running campaigns aimed at improving food safety, eco-labels and prescription drugs.

Charles Bell, Programs Director
101 Truman Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10703

Environmental Working Group

An environmental group that has focused recent media and PR campaigns on overfishing, bisphenol A in consumer goods, and destructive mining practices. A founding member of the “Campaign for Safe Cosmetics” initiative.

Ken Cook, President
1436 U Street NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20009

The Humane Society of the United States

This organization, which is not affiliated with state humane societies or animal shelters, campaigns against conditions on farms, at processing facilities and anywhere where live animals are used as a food source.

Wayne Pacelle, President & Chief Executive Officer
2100 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Marine Stewardship Council

International nonprofit dedicated to sustainable fisheries management. Group offers an accreditation and labeling program to certify qualifying seafood groups.

Brad Ack, Regional Director, Americas
2110 N. Pacific Street, Suite 102
Seattle, WA 98103

Oldways Preservation Trust

A think tank and advocacy organization promoting healthy eating, sustainable farming and traditional food preparation. The group facilitated the development of the Whole Grains Council and the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.

K. Dun Gifford, Founder & President
266 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Organic Consumers Association

Advocacy group that focuses on food safety, sustainability and the upholding of organic standards, among other issues.

Ronnie Cummins, Executive Director
6771 South Silver Hill Drive
Finland, MN 55603


An environmental advocacy group focused on oceanic issues. Major initiatives include education campaigns regarding ecologically friendly seafood.

Dawn M. Martin, President
8401 Colesville Road, Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910


California Certified Organic Farmers

National organic certifier of farmers, processors, producers, private-label brands, retail operations and livestock. Website includes an extensive searchable database of organic farmers and producers.

Peggy Miars, Executive Director
2155 Delaware Ave., Suite 150
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

National Organic Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture division responsible for developing and enforcing rules associated with the USDA Organic seal as well as accrediting organic certification agencies.

Barbara Robinson, Director
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Room 4008-South Building
Washington, DC 20250

Oregon Tilth

An international organic certifier and research organization that advocates sustainable agriculture and lobbies for independent farmers.

Kristy Korb, Certification Director
470 Lancaster Drive NE
Salem, OR 97301

Organic Crop Improvement Association

An international organic certifier with offices in the United States, Canada, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru.

Jeff See, Executive Director
1340 North Cotner Blvd.
Lincoln, NE 68505

Quality Assurance International

An organic certifier for farmers, manufacturers, restaurants and retailers.

Jaclyn Bowen, General Manager
9191 Towne Centre Drive, Suite 510
San Diego, CA 92122

Scientific Certification Systems

Third-party certifier of environmental, organic and food safety achievements.

Stan Rhodes, President & Chief Executive Officer
2200 Powell Street, Suite 725
Emeryville, CA 94608


Humane Farm Animal Care

A certification and labeling program that prohibits the use of growth hormones and antibiotics when raising egg, dairy, meat and poultry products, among other standards.

Adele Douglass, Executive Director
P.O. Box 727
Herndon, VA 20172

Organic Exchange

A nonprofit organization that facilitates B2B contact between buyers and sellers of organic commodities. The group works to increase the global cultivation, supply and use of organic cotton.

David Bennell, Executive Director
822 Baldridge Street
O'Donnell, TX 79351

The Rodale Institute

A nonprofit research institute dedicated to organic and sustainable farming. Rodale's farm website offers a limited organic price index, as well as searchable databases of organic farmers.

Timothy J. Lasalle,
Chief Executive Officer
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA 19530
610.683.1400 new_farm

TransFair USA

Nonprofit third-party certifier of fair trade products and commodities. Website offers resources linking consumers to businesses offering fair trade goods, as well as B2B tools to help businesses source these products.

Paul Rice,
President & Chief Executive Officer
1500 Broadway, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94612

World Fair Trade Organization

An international organization promoting the growth of fair trade products. English website includes a large database of worldwide suppliers searchable by region, product or service type.

Stefan Durwael, Director
Prijssestraat 24
4101 CR Culemborg
The Netherlands
+31 (0) 345.53.59.14


This non-profit group supports renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects through a number of initiatives, including climate change education, carbon offsets and reductions, and public outreach.

Eric Carlson, President
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 206
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Energy Star

This government-sponsored certification program identifies environmentally friendly consumer products, businesses and business practices. Last year, the program helped people save $19 billion on their utility bills.

Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Energy Star Hotline (6202J)
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20460

Green Power Partnership

This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency division facilitates the purchase of renewable energy for commercial, industrial and public sector organizations.

Blaine Collison, Program Director
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Mail Code 6202J Washington, DC 20460

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

A Canada-based non-profit organization promoting the development of green roof projects throughout North America.

Steven Peck, President
406 King Street East
Toronto, ON
M5A 1L4

Rocky Mountain Institute

This non-profit consulting firm works with private and public sector companies to develop environmentally friendly design solutions. RMI recently worked with the city of Denver to create an infrastructure for plug-in electric vehicles.

Amory Levin, Chairman & Chief Scientist
2317 Snowmass Creek Road
Snowmass, CO 81654

Solar Electric Power Association

SEPA is a non-profit, business-to-business organization that provides customized, localized and practical advice, research and events specific to the issues that bridge the electric utility industry.

Julia Hamm, Executive Director
1220 19th Street NW, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20036

U.S. Green Building Council

This non-profit organization oversees the well-known Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program for sustainable building design. The group offers extensive information online, as well as through local chapters and related educational events.

S. Richard Fedrizzi,
President & Chief Executive Officer
1015 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

NOTE: If you would like us to consider posting your organization in the online directory and in future issues of the Green Pages, please submit them to Jeff Wells, list coordinator, at [email protected].