12/3/19 • General

Corn Refiners Association Welcomes Senior Director of Environmental Affairs and Workplace Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             

December 3, 2019

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is pleased to announce that Eamon Monahan has joined its staff as Senior Director of Environmental Affairs and Workplace Safety. Prior to joining CRA, Monahan served in a leadership role at the Composite Panel Association, in addition to experience working at the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Air and Radiation.

“CRA is thrilled to welcome Eamon to the team,” said John Bode, CRA President and CEO. “Eamon brings to CRA not only an impressive professional background, with leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, but a strong educational foundation as well. I look forward to the important contributions he is sure to make as he hits the ground running.”

Prior to joining CRA, Eamon oversaw a laboratory and certification body for formaldehyde emissions at the Composite Panel Association, ensuring that North American composite wood manufacturers satisfied the requirements of EPA’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Title VI regulation. He also administered a workplace safety program for the composite panel industry. Before that, Eamon served as a Presidential Management Fellow in EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, coordinating a broad range of air quality and climate change issues for the Assistant Administrator’s office. As manager of the testing and certification process for ENERGY STAR products at EPA, Eamon gained expertise in sustainable product standards and consumer product labeling. Eamon has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from American University.


The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association representing the corn refining industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913. Corn refiners manufacture sweeteners, starch, advanced bioproducts, corn oil and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein and fiber.