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ARLINGTON, Va.  — RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) introduced the addition of Kristen Spotz as its senior director of regulatory affairs. She joins the affiliation with an intensive regulatory and technical background, together with manufacturing expertise of assorted Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) merchandise, the place she specialised in high quality management and high quality engineering.


In her new place, Spotz will likely be liable for RISE’s regulatory work, which incorporates offering strategic oversight for the event, implementation and administration of efficient coverage methods and techniques, and serving because the employees lead for the affiliation’s Regulatory Affairs Committee.


“Kristen’s almost 16 years’ expertise in regulatory affairs makes her a fantastic addition to our employees,” says Megan Provost, RISE president. “She’ll allow our affiliation to proactively and productively interact with federal- and state-level regulatory companies and our member volunteers on regulatory priorities within the specialty pesticides and fertilizer trade.”


Previous to becoming a member of RISE, Spotz labored because the supervisor of regulatory affairs on the Client Manufacturers Affiliation (CBA), previously often known as the Grocery Producers Affiliation, which represents meals, beverage and shopper packaged items corporations. 


She served because the employees liaison for CBA’s regulatory inspection compliance committee and the meals allergen committee. Spotz was a part of a staff that managed quite a few member-driven working teams that developed feedback to the FDA on the Meals Security Modernization Act (FSMA), the biggest meals security regulation in additional than 70 years.


Spotz grew up alongside the Florida shoreline and earned a BS in chemistry from the College of Central Florida. She’s a member of the Herndon Rotary Membership and serves as treasurer of her householders’ affiliation.


Spotz is predicated within the new RISE headquarters in Arlington, Va.