CNPA is led by our President and Legislative Chair, Dr. Rick Liva, who is assisted by Robin Burke, Accounts Manager, and Dr. Sarah Ouano, Communications Associate. In addition to this staff, active and enthusiastic Board Members are vital to the success of our organization. If you are interested in a term of service, please let us know!
President and Legislative Chair
A naturopathic physician and registered pharmacist, Dr. Rick Liva, RPh, ND, has twice served as president of the Connecticut Society of Naturopathic Physicians and is a member of the Naturopathic Physicians Association. Outside of work, Dr. Liva enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, traveling, and kayaking on the Connecticut River.
Robin Burke, a long-time advocate and supporter of Naturopathic Medicine, has volunteered her time to manage the administrative/business side of the CNPA. Robin’s passions include gardening, cooking, and working as a gemologist
Dr. Sarah Ouano is a 2011 graduate of National University of Health Sciences (IL). She currently works as a communications consultant for naturopathic businesses and organizations nationwide and is located in Philadelphia, PA.