ALEXANDRIA, VA — Ed Steele, chairman of EAS Consulting Group, was appointed president of the Food and Drug Administration Alumni Association (FDAAA). The association offers a variety of educational and service activities that keep FDA alunni current on major scientific and regulatory issues facing FDA. It also seeks to educate the public about the agency and promote interest among America's youth in national service careers and public health opportunities at FDA.

The association also assists FDA in recruiting alumni with specialized expertise and institutional knowledge, consulting with foreign governments on the establishment and operation of national regulatory programs, honoring exceptional contributions to public health by former FDA employees and other individuals, and supporting special events to promote FDA's mission.

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