Dr. Jonathan W. DeVries is a retired senior technical manager of Medallion Laboratories of General Mills Inc. He was active in quality-related analytical work for more than 47 years, primarily in nutrition and food safety. He worked for the international standardization of analytical methods through AACCI. DeVries has been active in the AACCI vitamins and dietary fiber technical committees and was the annual meeting program chair for 2008. He received the Edith A. Christensen Award of AACCI and the Harvey W. Wiley Award of AOACI in 2009. DeVries has authored or coauthored more than 80 publications. He has a Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry from the University of Minnesota. DeVries was recently elected chair of the Food Ingredients Expert Committee–Food Chemicals Codex.