CRN welcomes three new staff members

The Council for Responsible Nutrition has announced three new hires, filling position for director of government relations, manager of science and regulatory affairs, and membership associate.

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN; Washington, D.C.) has announced three new hires, filling position for director of government relations, manager of science and regulatory affairs, and membership associate.

Mike Meirovitz is CRN’s new directory, government affairs. Previously, Meirovitz has held positions with two prominent Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firms, as well as a health-focused trade association, where he has represented Fortune 500 companies, national research universities, small business and startups, as well as local governments. His efforts have helped clients secure project funding and insert uniquely beneficial language into larger pieces of legislation. Meirovitz graduated from Penn State University with a B.A. in political science, then went on to Johns Hopkins University where he graduated summa cum laude with an M.A. in government. He began his career in Washington, interning for five Congressional offices, including the Senate H.E.L.P. Committee’s Health Policy Office.

Erin Storer joined CRN as its new manager, scientific and regulatory affairs to provide administrative and logistical support for the team. Storer’s professional experience includes interning in an employee wellness program and working as a medical office coordinator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in community health from the University of Maryland (College Park).

Anthony Esteban is CRN’s new membership associate. He joins CRN after spending five years at the Howard Co. (Md.) Recreation Department. In his new role as a database specialist, Esteban will be responsible for providing technical and administrative support for the organization’s membership department. He will also maintain the association’s database and assist in the administration of CRN’s Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library). Esteban holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of South Florida.

“We are delighted to welcome Mike, Tony and Erin to the CRN staff team. Their arrivals bring CRN back to its full complement of 20 staff positions and with all that going on in the industry, CRN is grateful to be running at full steam for our members. We couldn’t be more pleased with the range of talents and experience our team brings to the table and our dedicated focus on the dietary supplement and functional food industry,“ said Steve Mister, CRN’s president & CEO, in a press release.