Beth ClayIHPC Federal Policy Committee, Co-Chair

IHPC Federal Policy Committee
Principal, Hawk International, LLC, Government Affairs

Beth is a strong advocate for personal and religious liberty and health freedom. She may be best known for two issues:

  • Her work inside and outside of the federal government related to complementary and integrative health policies, practices, and research; and
  • Investigating the epidemic increases in the rates of autism spectrum disorders and its possible relationship to vaccine ingredients and vaccine adverse reactions. Beth was a founding Board member of the National Autism Association.

Beth spent a dozen years as a senior professional staff member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Government Reform and its Subcommittee on Human Rights and Wellness. She coordinated more than two dozen Congressional hearings, curtailed overzealous regulators, and shepherded legislation to advance the first disease prevention program in Medicare. She served as a U.S. delegate to a Codex Alimentarius Committee (A WTO-level regulatory authority), and is the primary author of two Committee staff reports including the “Mercury in Medicine.”

In 2017, Beth accepted an invitation to join the Advocacy Advisory Council of the World Mercury Project founded by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Beth has worked with IHPC on a variety of policy issues and currently represents the International Chiropractic Association.