AFIA Welcomes Director of Regulatory Affairs
Louise Calderwood joined in early July
The American Feed Industry Association added Louise Calderwood as its director of regulatory affairs effective July 2.
Calderwood will provide proactive industry and technical leadership on regulatory and state issues related to pet food and equine nutrition and general regulatory issues. She will work with the Association of American Feed Control Officials and lead AFIA’s pet food and equine committees.
Calderwood joined AFIA from the Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance, where she served as government relations director. In this role, she developed and implemented policy positions for the association and communicated with federal, state and local governments in New York and throughout New England in support of modern agriculture.
Calderwood also operated an agricultural consulting firm and a maple syrup farm in Vermont. She has additional experience with Sterling College, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture and the University of Vermont Extension Service.
Calderwood holds a master’s degree in dairy science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Vermont.