ASAS Fellow: Industry Category
Center for Regulatory Services
Kristi O. Smedley, ASAS Fellow: Industry Category
Dr. Kristi O. Smedley has worked in the area of the regulation of animal feed for 34 years. She is Vice President and owner of the consulting firm, Center for Regulatory Services. The major focus of Dr. Smedley’s regulatory advice is animal feed and human food ingredients. She received her BS from Pennsylvania State University (Biology) and MS and Doctorate degrees from Virginia Tech, in Animal Science (focusing on Ruminant Nutrition). She worked at the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine in the feed area for 10 years. Dr. Smedley’s primary interest in assuring the most efficient and sustainable production of animal products for human consumption by producing high quality and safe animal products from feed alternatives that do not compete with foods suitable for humans. She has been able to weave that interest through her graduate program as well as in her professional life. Dr. Smedley and her husband, Mike, raised two children and have two adorable grandsons. They hope to move to the small family farm in the future.