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Edward J. Fletcher

Edward J. Fletcher

NCNPA Board Member

Edward J. Fletcher is the Chief Operating Officer of Strategic Sourcing, Inc’s Botanical Division. SSI specializes in the supply of cultivated and sustainably harvested Medicinal Botanicals for phytopharmaceutical applications. He learned this...

Hope Huskey

Hope Huskey

NCNPA Treasurer

 Hope Huskey is Director of Program Development for Sequoyah Fund, Inc. Hope joined Sequoyah Fund in 2012. Prior to her current position she worked for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Enterprise Development Office for 8 years assisting in...

Jeannie Dunn

President, NCNPA Board of Directors

 Jeannie Dunn is the owner of Red Moon Herbs, a manufacturer of natural tinctures and herbal medicines. Started in 1994 by Corinna Wood and Jessica Godino, Red Moon Herbs has seen many changes over the past 20 years, including a fourfold in growth...

Charles Leonard

NCNPA Board Member

Charles C. Leonard, in partnership with his wife, Pamela, owns and operates Gentle Harmony Farm in Lexington, N.C. Gentle Harmony Farm is a USDA certified organic farm growing medicinal herbs and specializing in an artisan approach to their...

Arthur Salido, PhD, MBA

Secretary, NCNPA Board of Directors

Arthur has formed a solid working network with diagnostic, environmental, and chemical companies, research institutions, and colleges throughout NC. He is an accomplished public speaker who effectively connects with clients on an individual basis....

Amanda Vickers

NCNPA Board Member

Amanda Vickers is an academically trained ethnobotanist and the Research and Laboratory Manager for the US Botanical Safety Laboratory. Started in April 2012, USBSL is an FDA-registered nautral products formulation and botanical ingredient...

Diana Gwaltney

NCNPA Board Member

Diana W. Gwaltney, CPA, joined the board in June 2015.  She has 18 years of experience as a certified public accountant, and has been employed by the public accounting firm Johnson Price Sprinkle, PA since January 2006.  Her primary focus is small...

Jonathan Snover

Jonathan Snover, PhD

Board Member

Jonathan Snover assumed responsibilities for the Western Office of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in January of 2016. In this position, he will be working with regional stakeholders to expand opportunities for biotechnology-based business...