The International Fragrance Association North America (IFRA North America) announced the appointment of Jane Wishneff as its new director of government affairs. Wishneff will head all IFRA North America advocacy activities on behalf of the global fragrance industry in the United States and Canada and will serve as the primary staff liaison for several key association committees, including the Scientific Affairs Committee, the Export-Import Committee and the Joint Occupational, Safety, Health & Environmental (JOSHE) Committee.
Before joining the IFRA North America, Wishneff was regulatory counsel and director, International Affairs for the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) where she led the association’s efforts on issues such as chemical management policy, ingredient communications and consumer product safety. She served as the staff liaison for CSPA’s chemical management policy team, regulatory government affairs advisory committee and cleaning products division. Before joining CSPA, she was attorney and council director for the Manufacturers Alliance.
Wishneff received her law degree from George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia and is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and Virginia. She holds a BA in political science from Northeastern University.