Board of Directors

Board Chair 
Tim Ferry
Group President, Safety and Productivity 

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

Second Vice Chair 
Jim Patullo
Vice President, Global Operations
Spectrum Brands, Inc. 

Kyran Hoff
Executive Director, Chief Engineer
GE Appliances, a Haier Company

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

President and CEO
Kelly Mariotti
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers


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

Pam Klyn
Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations and Sustainability
Whirlpool Corporation

Winston S. Lindsay, III
Lindsay Manufacturing, Inc.

Anders Ludvigsen
Market Development Manager
Eastman Chemical Company
Supplier Division Chair

Brian McWaters
Vice President Food Preparation, North America

Steve Polinski
Chief Safety and Regulatory Officer
Miele, Inc.

James Sanduski 
Sharp Home Electronics Company of America 

Tom Siwek
Vice President, Safety & Compliance
SharkNinja Operating, LLC

John I. Taylor
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs & Communications
LG Electronics USA, Inc. 

Ed Vlacich
Chief Executive Officer
Lasko Products

Mark Zielinski
Director Merchandising, Product & Demand Planning
Electrolux Major Appliances Canada 
Canada Council Chair

Ex-Officio Directors

Nathan Mouw
Senior Director, Global Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs
Whirlpool Corporation
Major Appliance Division Chair

Carl Eckersley 
Senior Director, Product Safety and Compliance
Floor Care Division Chair

Rick Habben 
Engineering Manager Product Support/Safety Compliance 
Wahl Clipper Corporation 
Portable Appliance Division Chair