Jeffrey Hoard has been NAHA Central District Director and Missouri Regional Director since 1999. He was a signer of the original NAHA bylaws adopted at the San Francisco AGM in 1995. He has served on several bylaw committees, 3 Conference Committees, the Executive Committee, the Ethics Committee and the Advisory Committee since then.
From 1997 to 2000 he was editor of Scentsitivity Journal, the predecessor to the Aromatherapy Journal and has had articles published in both Scentsitivity and the Aromatherapy Journal. He was a daily volunteer in the NAHA Administrative office from 1997-2000 as special assistant to the President and was an active volunteer at the NAHA conferences of 1996, 1998 and 2004.
His company, Cheryl’s Herbs (an international wholesaler/retailer of fine herbal and aromatherapy products), which he owns and operates with his wife Cheryl (Past President of NAHA) exhibited at the NAHA conferences of 1996, 1998 and 2000 and sponsored the 2004 conference. Jeff spoke to the 1996 NAHA conference as part of a panel on the business of aromatherapy.
In addition to his herbal and aromatherapy endeavors, he is also a professional musician who appears frequently with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and performs nearly 100 concerts yearly in Missouri schools with the Gateway Brass Quintet and the St. Louis Brass Quintet. In 2005 he appeared as soloist with American Choral Directors Association annual conference in Los Angeles with the St. Louis Children’s Choir. He teaches music at Missouri Baptist College, Washington University in St. Louis and at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.
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