Sarah Mechum

Sarah (Mechum) Codrea

Senior Client Representative
Executive Director, International Association of Color Manufacturers
Assistant Director of Government Relations, Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association
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Sarah Codrea is Senior Client Representative at Verto Solutions. In this role, Ms. Codrea is responsible for overseeing all association programs and services as Executive Director for the International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM) and represents the association at the Codex Committee on Food Additives. She also serves as the staff liaison for the Regulatory Affairs Committee and Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment Committees for the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA). She is responsible for a variety of legislative and regulatory issues on the state, federal and international levels, including chemicals management, food safety, occupational safety and health and GHS, and she serves a resource for Verto Solutions’ clients on a variety of compliance issues.

Before joining Verto Solutions, Ms. Codrea was Manager of Government Relations with the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA). She has also served as a Legislative Assistant for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists.

Ms. Codrea holds a B.A. in Political Communication from The George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs, and an M.A. in Political Management from GW’s School of Political Management.

A North Carolina native, she enjoys rooting on her Tar Heels during basketball season and exploring her adopted state of Virginia with her husband and dog.