USP is a unique organization whose activities are directed by three governing bodies composed of more than 850 volunteers and whose day-to-day operations are managed by an executive team and staff of more than 800 employees.
- Governance: USP is governed by the Convention membership, the Board of Trustees, and the Council of Experts and its Expert Committees. These decision-making bodies guide USP’s activities in the best interest of quality public health. Learn more.
- Executive Team: USP’s executive team helps manage all USP operations at its five international locations in support of the governing bodies’ standards-setting activities. USP staff provide support for volunteer and member activities, scientific testing, quality assurance, standards acquisition, verification services, training in developing regions, education programs, customer service, harmonization, and outreach and communications efforts. Learn more.