NASC Names FoodScience VP Sara Phillips to Board of Directors

Press release: NASC

The National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Sara J. Phillips of FoodScience, LLC has joined the NASC board, with an effective date of January 1, 2023.

Phillips is vice president of global pet business for FoodScience, LLC, and throughout her 15 years with the company has held several management positions, driving success for all pet brands, private label and contract manufacturing business units under the FoodScience umbrella.

“FoodScience is an NASC founding member company and Sara is an excellent addition to our board,” said Bill Bookout, NASC president and board chair. “She possesses deep experience gained from leading two brands and two separate contract manufacturing businesses and will bring valuable insight and energy to the board.”

Phillips offers a unique perspective surrounding how a cooperative industry group like the NASC can raise the level of pet supplement household penetration in order to enable long-term, sustainable, and profitable growth for all NASC members.

“I am so thrilled to serve on the NASC Board of Directors and I look forward to taking a very active role with the organization as we continue to uplift the pet supplement industry and set the standard for what consumers should expect from pet supplement products,” Phillips said.

A deep love of pets as well as her commitment to health and wellness contributes to Phillips’ natural drive in the space of pet supplements. An active member in the athletic community, Phillips competes in triathlons across the U.S., while also participating in local community races which raise money and awareness for several different community areas of need.

The National Animal Supplement Council is a nonprofit trade association whose mission is to promote the health and well-being of companion animals and horses given animal health supplements by their owners and to protect and enhance the animal health supplement industry. The NASC began in 2001 as a grassroots effort with 18 dedicated founding member companies and today is the leading voice for the industry, representing 300 companies that supply animal health and nutritional supplements. The NASC Quality Program and audit verification provide a roadmap to quality and consistency for NASC members and are widely recognized as the Gold Standard in the industry.

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