Senior Advisor, Regulatory Affairs
Mr. Neltner is a chemical engineer and attorney who previously worked for the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pew Charitable Trusts on food additive issues. He has coauthored seven peer-reviewed journal articles on the issue, including four in the Institute of Food Technologists publications. In 2013, Pew published is assessment of the U.S. food additive regulatory program and made recommendations to fix shortcomings based on these articles and its evaluation. His career has focused on chemical safety, whether in the workplace, the environment, consumer products, or in food. He has worked in chemical, pesticide, and pharmaceutical manufacturing, as well as state government and public interest advocacy, with stints as an adjunct professor at Indiana University through many of those years. Tom previously served as NCHH’s Director of Training and Education, building NCHH’s Healthy Homes Training Center and Network. We are pleased to have him back. Tom will be handling regulatory issues, in particular the adoption of our National Healthy Housing Standard provisions by federal, state, and local agencies and EPA RRP rule enforcement.