Chanel maintains up-to-date awareness of the US regulatory environment pertaining to dietary supplements, cosmetics, and botanical drugs. She has worked for USBSL since mid-2016, and specializes in providing consulting services for the preparation and submission of New Dietary Ingredient Notifications to the FDA on our clients’ behalf. Chanel has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Biology and Ecology from UNC Asheville and graduated Magna Cum Laude with distinction. Prior to her work here at USBSL, she has worked as a consultant in the natural products sector and prior to that, assisted with Appalachian forest dynamics research projects with the US Forest Service. In addition, she has worked with conservation NGO’s in Bolivia and Colombia studying endemic bird and plant populations. Her passions include hiking, traveling the world, environmental activism, mycology, art, whole-food nutrition and her pets.