Active Committees and Working Groups

Three highly active committees focused on the association’s overall strategic priorities. We also have a Membership Committee in development. 

Communications Committee

Chair: Kathy Lund, AIDP
GPA’s Communications Committee provides an objective proactive voice on all issues of importance to and bearing on the category. The scope of this committee’s activity includes content generation, influencer and media engagement, execution of social media strategy, management of Global Prebiotics Week activities and member and community engagement.
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Scientific & Technical Committee

Chair: John Deaton, PhD, Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes
GPA’s Scientific & Technical committee guides content creation using sound scientific principles and ensures the association is proactively communicating emerging category-based science including articles, blogs, webinars, conferences and events and publications. It will defend the category as needed and be the voice of the category on quality standards, definitions and inclusions and to ensure that unreasonable obstacles to effective and transparent commerce are mitigated.
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Regulatory Committee

Chair: Tania John, Nutrasource
GPA's Regulatory Committee is focused on mapping the world to create a more favorable and transparent regulatory environment for prebiotics globally.
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Working Groups

Synbiotic Working Group: Objective – To raise global awareness around the synbiotics category from a prebiotic perspective, highlighting and leveraging existing and emerging science, providing clarity, and to act as a science-based resource. This group is being chaired by Tania John, Nutrasource.