Board of Directors


Board Chair 
Melanie K. Cook 
Vice President Sourcing 
GE Appliances, a Haier Company

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

Second Vice Chair 
Patricia Bassett
VP, Global New Product Development & Innovations
Jarden Consumer Solutions

Treasurer 
Dochul Choi
SVP, Business Development
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

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

Members
David Coffey
General Manager
InSinkErator (Canada), Emerson Commercial &  Residential Solutions
Chair, AHAM Canada Council

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

Steven Fraundorfer
SVP & GM-Global Batteries & Appliances
Spectrum Brands 

Winston S. Lindsay, III
CEO
Lindsay Manufacturing, Inc.

Deborah Mudway
VP of Marketing-HOME 
Helen of Troy-Health & Home

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

Steve Polinski
Directory, Regulatory Affairs
Miele, Inc.

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

Manfred Staebler
Vice President, Government Affairs
BSH Home Appliances Corporation
Chair, Major Appliance Division

Frank Wagner
Senior Vice President, Industrial Operations
Electrolux Home Products

Helen Walter-Terrinoni
Global Sustainability & Regulatory Affairs
Chemours Company
Chair, Supplier Division

Ex-Officio Directors
Ken Lee
Director, Global Product Standards & Claims
BISSELL Inc.
Chair, Floor Care Division

Steve VerStrat
Regulatory Policy Director
Amway Corp
Chair, Portable Appliance Division