Advisory Councils

Advisory Councils

Are you looking to share your expertise, provide mentorship or grow your influence in the natural health organic and wellness industry?

Applications for Advisory Councils are closed for 2022. Check back in 2023 for more information.

Our CHFA Advisory Councils provide members with an opportunity to be a critical voice and thought partner on the work we do, strengthening our community and helping to shape the future of this industry.

Marketing & Communications

  • Brianne Arnott, UNFI Canada
  • Nosrat Heidary, Renu Bio Health
  • Vanessa Palmer-Newman, NOW Health Group/Puresource
  • Beth Potter, Community Natural Foods
  • Christian Sauvé, Trans Herb
  • Jennifer Walker, Prairie Naturals
  • Nina Wagner, alive Publishing Group

CHFA Industry Awards

  • Andrea Parete, UNFI Canada
  • Jenn Slattery, Jamieson Wellness/Body Plus
  • Vanessa Palmer-Newman, NOW Health Group/Puresource
  • Mackie Vadacchino, Bioforce

Supplier Relations

  • Andrew Cote, UNFI Canada
  • Ramin Estifaie, CSN Pharma
  • Kerri Job, Nature’s Path Foods
  • Erin Macklin, Purity Life
  • Kyle Marsham, Marsham
  • Chris Renner, Dole
  • Scott Spencer, Island Abbey Food Science
  • Mark Sterling, Orion Sales & Marketing

Retail Relations

  • Deanna Henry, Garden Health
  • Caroline Moschetta, Goodness Me!
  • Matthew Penner, Community Natural Foods
  • Muhammed Mohammedy, Healthy Planet

For more information on each Advisory Council, including specific requirements and responsibilities, visit here.

As a member-based association, it's the people who matter the most to us—our Advisory Councils are no exception. We take an inclusive and equitable approach to appointing members to our Advisory Councils and strive to ensure each council reflects the diverse makeup of our members.