David C. Spangler
Senior Vice President, Policy, and General Counsel & Secretary
David Spangler directs CHPA's legal affairs and international affairs,
oversees association policy initiatives, and serves as a member of the
association's senior management team.
Spangler joined CHPA in 1984 as a
legislative analyst. He subsequently served in a number of roles for the
association in the president's office, project management, international
affairs, and, after completing law school in 1995, the association's legal
department. Spangler was named a vice president in 1997, and a senior vice
president in 2006. His responsibilities were expanded to include the legal
function in 2011.
Spangler serves on the board of directors of the World
Self-Medication Industry. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar as
well as the American Society of Association Executives. He authored the
chapter on OTC medicines in Modern Pharmaceutical Industry: A Primer
(Jacobsen and Wertheimer, eds., 2009) and is on the editorial board for the
Food and Drug Law Institute's Policy Forum. Spangler earned his
Certificate in Organizational Management in 1991 from the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce's Institute for Organization Management.
Education: A.B., Miami University (Ohio)
J.D., George Washington University National Law Center