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Product Stewardship Society Recognizes the Contributions of Past Board Members

Product Stewardship Society, Past Board Members James Romine and Nancy Liaboe, CIH, CSP concluded their terms of service with the Product Stewardship Society Board of Directors on May 26, 2016, at Stewardship 2016 in Inner Harbor Baltimore, Md.

Release No. SPR-16-0713-01

Gabriella Lehimdjian
AIHA Communications
(703) 846-0700;

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (July 13, 2016) —The Product Stewardship Society honored the contributions of Past Board Members James Romine and Nancy Liaboe, CIH, CSP on May 26, 2016 at Stewardship 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. Both Romine and Liaboe have been integral in helping to foster the rapid growth of Product Stewardship Society since its establishment in 2012. 

Romine and Liaboe were founding members of the Product Stewardship Society Board of Directors. Romine is the President of the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc.  Liaboe is the Director of EHS Governance and Product Stewardship at Abbott and is a Past President of the Chicago Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

“It was very rewarding to work with the board to set up our initial Product Stewardship Society conferences,” said Liaboe. “It was great to meet product stewards across many industries and share strategies for success.”

At the conclusion of Stewardship 2016, the new Product Stewardship Society Board of Directors includes: 

  • President- Tom Grumbles, CIH
  • President-elect – Kate Sellers, PE
  • Past President - Allan Fleeger, CIH, CSP
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Jodi Visco
  • Director- Lynn Bergeson
  • Director- Kathy Brewer
  • Director- Nick Fedinger, PhD
  • Director- Jon Hellerstein, CIH, CSP
  • Director- Denise Hill, PhD
  • Director- Parynaz Mehta


About the Product Stewardship Society

Founded in 2012, the Product Stewardship Society® is the professional organization exclusively for product stewardship professionals. We enable professionals involved in the practice of product stewardship to promote responsible design, development, and management of products throughout their life cycle. The Product Stewardship Society is an affiliate of AIHA®. For more information, visit