NMPF Staff

Clay Detlefsen

Senior Vice President, Regulatory & Environmental Affairs

Clay Detlefsen is NMPF’s senior vice president of regulatory and environmental affairs as well as its staff counsel, responsible for issues related to the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act, food safety and defense and environmental issues.

He is engaged in numerous homeland security activities and serves as chair of the Food and Agricultural Sector Coordinating Council (FASCC), a presidentially mandated partnership between government and private sector. Detlefsen was formerly employed by the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) where he worked for 25 years. He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Microbiology, an MBA in finance and a law degree. He has been a member of the Maryland Bar since 1997.

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