Jade Shutes is the Founder and Principal of the Northwest College for Herbal & Aromatic Studies. Jade holds a Diploma in Holistic Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage, Anatomy and Physiology and Reflexology from the Raworth College of Natural Medicine in Dorking, UK, and a Diploma in Aromatherapy from the International Therapist Examining Board (IETC). In addition to over a decade of study and practice, she helped introduce aromatherapy to the United States. Jade is a popular speaker and co-initiated the creation of the National Steering Committee (now ARC) on Educational Standards. Jade currently served as Past President of the National Association for Holistic Aromatherpay.Shutes, Jade is the author of 'Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780131737372 and ISBN 0131737376.