Oscar Garrison promoted to UEP Senior VP

January 4, 2018

UEP is pleased to announce the promotion of Oscar Garrison to Senior Vice President of Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs.  Drawing on extensive experience in food safety, Oscar works closely with UEP’s Washington consultants and has been instrumental in navigating through regulatory issues leading to positive outcomes for the egg industry.  According to UEP President and CEO, Chad Gregory; “Oscar is an outstanding member of the UEP staff.  His knowledge, network and desire to help our members are unparalleled.”

Prior to UEP, Oscar worked for over 19 years at the Georgia Department of Agriculture, where he held the executive positions of Division Director, Food Safety and Assistant Commissioner of Consumer Protection.  Oscar is the Past President of both the Association of Food and Drug Officials and the Georgia Association of Food Protection.  He also served as Food Safety Liaison to the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, and a member of the National Integrated Food Safety System Task Force.