Dr. Chad Risley was recently named the American Feed Industry Association’s 2012 member of the year.

AFIA's member of the year award is given to an individual who exhibited amazing support in helping the association achieve its goals and objectives over the previous year. Risley has chaired AFIA’s ingredient approval and definition committee, serves as a member on AFIA's board of directors and is a member of the nutrition committee. He also volunteered to serve on AFIA’s newly established work groups for the Food Safety Modernization Act, is a member of the government action team and of the member interest groups for equine, international trade, pet food, purchasing and ingredient suppliers and quality.