Fragrance Notes Issue 2, 2019 | Page 30

MEETINGS & EVENTS Clockwise from above, left to right: Fragrance Creators President & CEO Farah Ahmed with Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH-1). Ahmed with Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA-2), Matthew Wagner, PhD, of P&G, and Robert Weinstein, PhD, of Robertet USA. Ahmed with Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN-2), Weinstein, and Robert Brown of Lebermuth. David Dilk of Givaudan connects with HCPA staff. Ken McAlister of Intarome with Kelli Heinz of Bell Flavors and Fragrances, Weinstein, and Christine Wessel and Paul Ireland of Takasago International Corporation. LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR AWARD RECEPTION: “Fragrance uplifts so many lives in so many ways. I thank Representatives Bishop and Walorski for their efforts to promote policies that are good for people, perfume, and the planet.” -Farah K. Ahmed, President & CEO of Fragrance Creators Fragrance Creators kicked off a week of advocacy with its Legislators of the Year Award Reception, sponsored by the Congressional Fragrance Caucus. The May 14th Capitol Hill event honored Representatives Jackie Walorski (R-IN-2) and Sanford Bishop (D-GA-2) for their support of the Congressional Fragrance Caucus, through which Members sent a letter to EPA encouraging the Agency to approve newer, greener fragrance ingredients. The well-attended reception allowed industry representatives to meet, engage, and build relationships with Members of Congress and their staff. 30 | FRAGRANCENOTES.ORG | Issue 2, 2019 64 14 15 6 MOST MEETINGS EVER MEETINGS WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS HIGH-VALUE MEETINGS MEETINGS WITH KEY COMMITTEE STAFF