Harold Chase is the Legislative Director for NSF International. In that role, Mr. Chase interacts with Members and staff of the US Congress, federal agencies and other entities based in Washington, DC. Mr. Chase represents NSF International at the Organizational Member Forum of the American National Standards Institute and serves on the Board of Directors for the Partnership for Food Safety Education.

Prior to joining NSF International, Mr. Chase served for more than 17 years as a Regional Representative and then Legislative Assistant to US Senator Carl Levin of Michigan. During his time in Michigan, Mr. Chase served as a member of the Michigan Lighthouse Project, as the Senator’s liaison to the North Country Trail Association, and as the liaison to the Michigan Small Harbors Coalition. Mr. Chase was a 2004 recipient of the Bureau of Land Management’s 4 C’s award presented by the Secretary of the Interior.

Mr. Chase’s policy areas as a Legislative Assistant included Appropriations, Agriculture, Housing, Veterans Affairs as well as Governmental Affairs issues considered by the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Mr. Chase also supported activities of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. During his tenure in the Senate, Mr. Chase worked on the Farm Bill and the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Mr. Chase graduated with honors from the University of Detroit earning a BA in Political Science and received his MPH from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University.