Our Values

CHPA understands that a fully engaged staff better serves our membership, and to that end, there area five values that define our working environment:

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Empowerment
  • Development

Our staff is committed to creating a high-performance organization that puts our members first.

CHPA Organization Values

CHPA Staff News

CHPA Employees of the Quarter

The CHPA Employee of the Quarter Award recognizes employees for their outstanding contribution to the organization by demonstrating one or more of CHPA’s workplace values, including Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork, Empowerment, and Development.

Congratulations to this year's winners!

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Chris Galczynski

Director, IT

Marcia Howard

Marcia Howard, Ph.D.

Vice President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs

Mike Tringale

Mike Tringale

Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs

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Charlynn Driscoll

Director, Meetings and Education


Special Recognitions

Congratulations to CHPA's Senior Vice President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Barbara Kochanowski, Ph.D., for receiving University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Career Achievement Award and Penn State University's Nutrition and Dietetics Alumni Society's (NDAS) Outstanding Alumni Award.


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Kochanowski with Cathy Ross, Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair and Department Head.
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CHPA’s John Punzi, Ph.D. was recently elected to serve on the board of directors of The Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI) for a three-year term.



CHPA is delighted to share that our in-house controller, Samantha Gilson, was elected to the Greater Washington Society of CPAs Board of Governors (GWSCPA).


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