Board of Directors

Board Chair 
Patricia Bassett
Vice President, Research & Development Home Appliances, Newell Brands
Newell Brands

First Vice Chair 
Tim Ferry
Group President, Tools & Home Products
Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions

Second Vice Chair 
Dochul Choi
Senior Vice President, Global Business & Technology Strategy
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Dan Query
Vice President, Fabric Care/ Regulatory
Electrolux Home Products NA.

Immediate Past Chair 
John Taylor
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs & Communications
LG Electronics USA Inc.

President and CEO
Joseph M. McGuire 
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers


Alicia Cafferty
Vice President, Government Relations, Category Management, Laundry Care
BSH Home Appliances Corporation

Andy Chinmulgund
Chair, AHAM Supplier Division 

Winston S. Lindsay, III
Lindsay Manufacturing, Inc.

Debbie Mudway
Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Americas
Helen of Troy - Health & Home

D. Jeffrey Noel
Corporate Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
Whirlpool Corporation

Jim Patullo
Vice President, Global Operations Home and Personal Care Division
Spectrum Brands, Inc. 

Steve Polinski
Chief Safety and Regulatory Officer
Miele, Inc.

James Sanduski 
Sharp Home Electronics Company of America 

Paul V. Sikir
Vice President of Design Engineering
Sub-Zero Inc. 

Daniel Zrubak
Vice President and Country Manager
De’Longhi Canada 
Chair, AHAM Canada Council

Ex-Officio Directors

Kyran Hoff
Executive Director, Chief Engineer
GE Appliances, a Haier Company
Chair, AHAM Major Appliance Division

Tom Siwek 
Vice President, Safety & Compliance 
Shark Ninja Operating, LLC
Chair, AHAM Portable Appliance Division

William Harman
Vice President Global Engineering 
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. 
Chair, AHAM Floor Care Division