Heather J. Blankinship
Senior Manager
T: 202-557-3831
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BS, Chemistry and Mathematics, Honors, Friends University, 1988


Certified Occupational Health and Safety Technician

Heather J. Blankinship is a Senior Manager with B&C® Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM). Ms. Blankinship provides cost-effective administrative, operational, and advocacy services to ensure that groups’ goals are reached and their voices are heard on issues of concern. Her seasoned leadership and management skills have been honed over 30+ years of developing and directing global teams at major chemical products companies. 

Ms. Blankinship helps groups develop and implement strategies for hazard communication, risk assessment, risk management and mitigation, product safety systems and training, supply chain communication, change management, and business process transformation.  She provides strategic management, technical input, and administrative support for industry consortia, including meeting/conference logistics, recordkeeping, budget development, accounting services, and membership recruitment and retention. She enhances the benefits of a consortium, providing timely and accurate communications on domestic and international regulatory and legislative issues, and providing as-needed access to specific experts to help consortia members achieve their advocacy goals.

Throughout her career in product stewardship and regulatory compliance, Ms. Blankinship has built productive working relationships with colleagues in industry and regulatory agencies.  She knows how the systems work and can assist consortia clients to find savvy pathways of progress under global regulatory programs, including the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the European Union’s (EU) Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), and matters under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

Representative Engagements:

  • Coordinated compliance guidance for self-identification requirements under TSCA fees rule.
  • Organized ongoing efforts for ad hoc industry group to address study report protection issues.
  • Supported clients engaged with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on risk evaluations of high-priority substances under Section 6 of TSCA.

Professional & Community Involvement:

Member, American Society of Safety Engineers

Member, Society of Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC)

Member, Product Stewardship Society (PSS)

Executive Board Member, Quivira Council, Boy Scouts of America

Speaking Engagements:

Eurasia REACH: Achieving Timely Compliance with New Chemicals Requirements,” The Acta Group and EPPA, (May 27, 2020).

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