Rasma Zvaners serves as Vice President of Regulatory & Technical Services for the American Bakers Association (ABA) and joined the organization in September 2006.
Ms. Zvaners is the primary liaison for ABA’s Food Technical Regulatory Affairs Committee, ABA’s Energy and Environmental Health Committee and the ABA Safety Committee. Ms. Zvaners assists the industry with implementation of the food safety regulations and some ingredient specific issues. She also works closely with other ABA staff on nutrition policy issues. Ms. Zvaners is responsible for managing ABA’s Energy Star initiative and sustainability work as well as the ABA Safety Recognition Program. Prior to ABA she was with the American Chemistry Council (ACC) where in her last post, Ms. Zvaners served as Director of Regulatory Policy. She managed and led member companies on significant regulatory and policy issues including environment, energy, public health and products.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Michigan State University and she attended The George Washington University where she earned an American Bar Association Legal Assistant’s certification.