Steering Committee

The steering committee is responsible for strategic planning for SMHP, with a particular focus on forming and directing all other committees providing input to and doing work for the SMHP.

Cecile Seth 2020

Cecile Seth, MBA

Committee Chair

Cecile Seth co-founded Metabolic Multiplier, which curates & amplifies metabolic therapies and the Metabolic Health Alliance. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor’s in Economics from Wellesley College.  Cecile’s career has focused on managing change from strategic planning with Bain & Company, privatizing East European companies after the Wall fell, bringing book clubs online with Doubleday Direct, and early e-commerce with interactive agency pioneer, Proxicom. 

Cecile brings extensive grass-roots organizing experience. Her board service includes Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing’s New Jersey Chapter, HireEdgePassion for Spices, New Providence Education Foundation, and New Providence Borough boards for Community Activity, Economic Planning, and Sustainability. Her 13 years of scouting leadership includes youth and committee positions from BSA Den Leader to Assistant Scoutmaster as well as Girl Scout Troop Leader to Service Unit Manager.  Cecile and her STEMshoots blog, also a community service, have won awards from AAA, Boy Scouts of America, and multiple NJ Safe Routes to School gold awards.  Her fundraising efforts include nearly $900,000 in sidewalk grants for her borough of 4,500 households.  

Cecile has used the ketogenic diet since 2017 to significantly improve her arthritis and reverse her husband’s diabetes.  Cecile resides in New Jersey with her husband and three children. Her eldest learned to listen and speak for himself as an early bilateral-cochlear-implant pioneer, helping bring a new standard of care for the deaf worldwide.

Adele Hite, MHP, RD, PhD

David Pendergrass, PhD

Doug Reynolds, MHP