L. Meeker, David

Senior Vice President, Scientific Services | National Renderers Association

L. Meeker, David

David L. Meeker is senior vice president, Scientific Services of the National Renderers Association (NRA) in Alexandria, VA. He serves as the scientific/technical advisor to the North American rendering industry on science, animal disease, and feed safety issues. He is also Research Director for the Fats and Proteins Research Foundation. Dr. Meeker previously served in scientific and management positions at the National Turkey Federation and National Pork Producers Council, was director of the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources at the National Academy of Sciences, and was an associate professor at The Ohio State University. Over the past three decades, he has been an advisor to numerous governmental, professional, and business organizations in the U.S. and internationally. He is past president of the U.S. Animal Health Association, a member of the scientific advisory panel of the World Renderers Organization (WRO), and a former member of the USDA Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. He received his B.S., M.S., Ph.D., and M.B.A. degrees from Iowa State University.



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