CHPA Names New Director, Federal Affairs

Washington, D.C. (June 4, 2012)—The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today announced that Lindsay Morris will serve as CHPA’s director, federal government affairs. 

Reporting to John Gay, CHPA’s vice president of government affairs, Morris will oversee the association’s federal government affairs department, its political action committee, and efforts to promote CHPA’s federal legislative objectives.    

“We are delighted to have Lindsay on board,” Gay said. “Her talent and experience make her a very nice fit at CHPA.”

Morris is a graduate of Georgetown University, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree as well as a master’s degree in public policy.  Prior to joining CHPA , Morris served as the senior director of government relations for the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance, the leading organization and collective voice of medical imaging equipment manufacturers, innovators, and product developers.

She began her career in the office of former U.S. Sen. Mike DeWine (R-OH) and held a series of increasingly responsible positions in his office and on the Senate Subcommittee for Retirement Security and Aging and the Subcommittee on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee. She also worked on the Senate Special Committee on Aging under Ranking Member, U.S. Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR).

Contact: Jenni Terry, 202.429.9260 

CHPA is the 131-year-old-trade association representing U.S. manufacturers and distributors of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements.