Committees

INDA Members can take advantage of a unique networking opportunity, i.e., INDA Committees. Participation on INDA Committees provides a platform for INDA Members to network with their peers on an informal basis. Plus, INDA Members will be helping to shape the direction and scope of INDA Events, Harmonized Test Methods and key issues facing the nonwovens industry. If you are interested in participating on an INDA Committee, contact the Key INDA Staff Member.

  • Apparel Committee
    Helps to promote and grow the use of nonwoven fabrics in apparel and interiors.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Dave Rousse, President, drousse@inda.org
  • Converting & Bonding Conference Planning Committee
    Plans INDA’s Converting & Bonding (CAB) Conference.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Helena Lee, Education Assistant, hlee@inda.org
  • Filtration Conference Planning Committee
    Plans the annual Filtration Conference.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Deanna Lovell, Education Coordinator, dlovell@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
  • Furniture & Bedding Flammability Task Force
    Helps develop flammability standards for the upholstered and bedding industries in conjunction with state and federal agencies.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Helena Lee, Education Assistant, hlee@inda.org
  • Healthcare Committee
    Deals with such issues as medical waste management, recycling, safety, national and international standards. Promotes single use nonwovens to the medical industry, advocates tariff positions, works with INDA’s Director of Government Affairs to track state regulations and legislation.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Deanna Lovell, Education Coordinator, dlovell@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Jenna Caridi, Marketing Assistant/Graphic Design, jcaridi@inda.org
  • INSIGHT+VISION Conference Planning Committee
    Plans the annual VISION Consumer Products Conference.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Deanna Lovell, Education Coordinator, dlovell@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
  • ISO Representation
    Works within ISO TC38 WG4 to harmonize global nonwovens methods with ISO. Maintains relations with other international standards organizations.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
  • Nonwoven Products Stewardship Committee on Flushability
    Develops industry-wide guidelines for assessing flushable products and flushable claims for consumer wipes. Coordinates closely with EDANA’s Flushability Committee to ensure harmonized guidelines for North America and Europe.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Helena Lee, Education Assistant, hlee@inda.org
  • Nonwoven Products Stewardship Committee on Industrial Wipes
    Provides members information about the EPA’s recently finalized solvent-contaminated wipes rule (a.k.a., “Industrial Wiper Rule”) and helps monitor and facilitate the rule’s adoption at the state level.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs, jfranken@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, dgiammittorio@inda.org
  • RISE Committee (by invitation only)
    Plan, implement and evaluate an annual technology and innovation conference. Pursues information regarding the latest technological advancements within the nonwoven and engineered fabrics industry, as well as innovation methodologies to advance the industry.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Deanna Lovell, Education Coordinator, dlovell@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
  • Standard Test Methods Committee
    Reviews approved test methods and introduces new methods in cooperation with EDANA’s Committee. Works with EDANA and other nonwovens associations to bring test methods to ISO. Acts as liaison between INDA, ASTM, ISO and EDANA.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Helena Lee, Education Assistant, hlee@inda.org
  • Sustainability Committee
    Fosters/protects the growth and health of people, the planet and profits . . . for now and future generations.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Helena Lee, Education Assistant, hlee@inda.org
  • Technical Advisory Board
    Advises the association and its technical committees, including conference planning committees, on the technical issues and activities of interest to the industry. Oversees the activities of the Standard Test Methods Committee and provides a liaison with the academic community.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Helena Lee, Education Assistant, hlee@inda.org
  • Trade & Trends Advisory Board
    Promote the free and fair trade of nonwovens globally
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Jessica Franken, Director of Government Affairs, jfranken@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Dawnee Giammittorio, Associate Director of Government Affairs, dgiammittorio@inda.org
  • WOW (World of Wipes) Conference Planning Committee
    Plans the annual World of Wipes Conference.
    Key INDA Staff Contact: Deanna Lovell, Education Coordinator, dlovell@inda.org
    Alternate INDA Staff Contact: Steve Ogle, Director of Education and Technical Affairs, sogle@inda.org

 

 

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