Lorraine Gershman joined NOPA in February 2016, and serves as NOPA’s Vice President Regulatory Affairs. As Vice President, she is responsible for leading NOPA’s regulatory advocacy efforts, with a focus on environmental, health and safety issues, as well as coordinating NOPA’s Technical Environmental Safety and Health committee and supporting subcommittees.
Prior to joining NOPA, Ms. Gershman was with the American Chemistry Council from 2003 to 2016, last serving as Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs. In that role, she was responsible for leading ACC’s advocacy efforts on environmental issues, with a particular focus on air and climate issues such as air toxics, combustion, National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), permitting, and greenhouse gas policy and regulations. Ms. Gershman’s extensive technical expertise and policy knowledge resulted in numerous appearances before regulatory agencies, Congress, and stakeholder groups on behalf of the industry.
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Ms. Gershman’s previous professional experience includes environmental engineering positions with consulting firms Malcolm Pirnie and Geotrans, Inc. She holds M.C.E. and B.S. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia.
Lorraine is the staff person to contact if you need information on Regulatory Issues:
• Environmental Issues
• Food/Feed/Safety Issues
• Employee Safety and Health Issues
• Environmental & Regulatory Coalitions