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Industry Trade Advisory Center
The Industry Trade Advisory Committees are a public-private partnership that engage business leaders for formulating U.S. trade policy.

ITAC Committees

Select a committee to view the members that make up the Industry Trade Advisory Committee Program.

ITAC Committees

CHAIRMAN

Mr. Mark J. Webber
Director, International Trade and Export Policy
Lockheed Martin Corporation

VICE CHAIRMAN

Mr. Derek (Dak) M. Hardwick
Assistant Vice President, International Affairs
Aerospace Industries Association

MEMBERS

Mr. Charles A. Auclair II
Director, Global Quality and Export Compliance
Electroimpact, Inc.

Mr. Sean T. Casey
President
Rotorcorp, LLC

Mr. Jonathan H. Daniels
Chief Executive Officer
Praxis Aerospace Concepts International, Inc.

Mr. Richard S. Ermeti
President, International 
Pelican Products, Inc.

Owen E. Herrnstadt, Esq.
Chief of Staff to the International President
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

Mr. Joel L. Johnson
Executive Director, International
Teal Group Corporation

Mr. Roger F. Kashaninejad
Senior Director, Business Development
Telephonics Corporation

Mr. David J. Logsdon
Executive Director
CompTIA/Space Enterprise Council

Mr. Paul J. McNeill
Director, Industry and Government Relations
Click Bond, Inc.

Ms. Christine H. Ramsdell
Director, Federal Affairs, Technology and Innovation 
The Boeing Company

Ms. Michelle Schulz
Shareholder/Chair, International Trade and Customs
Polsinelli PC
Representing Air Tractor, Inc.

Ms. Susan M. Walsh
Director, Commercial and International Programs
Pratt & Whitney/United Technologies Corporation

 

CHAIRMAN

Mr. Charles D. Uthus
Vice President, International Policy
American Automotive Policy Council

VICE CHAIRMAN

Joseph H. Heckendorn, Esq.
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel
Dana Holding Corporation

MEMBERS

Mr. Patrick T. Ameen
Vice President, Industry Relations
Amsted Rail Company, Inc.

Mr. John T. Disharoon
Director, Market Access 
Caterpillar Inc.

Mr. Thomas M. Egan
Vice President, Industry Services
PMMI

Mr. Don A. Gooch
International Business Development Manager/Export Compliance Officer
CST Industries, Inc.

Mr. Michael E. Kastner, CAE
Managing Director
NTEA: The Association for the Work Truck Industry

Mr. Patrick W. McGibbon
Chief Knowledge Officer
AMT-The Association for Manufacturing Technology

Ms. Leigh S. Merino
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association

Mr. Joshua (Josh) P. Nassar
Legislative Director
UAW

Ms. Linda M. Spencer
Senior Director, International and Government Affairs
Specialty Equipment Market Association

Ms. Lauren E. Wilk
Vice President, Policy and International Trade
The Aluminum Association

 

CHAIRMAN

Mr. V. M. (Jim) DeLisi
President
Fanwood Chemical, Inc.

VICE CHAIRMAN

(Vacant)

PRIMARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Mr. Adrian Krygsman
Director, Product Registration
Troy Corporation 

SECONDARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Mr. A. E. (Ted) May, III
President and Chief Executive Officer
Andersen Products, Inc.

MEMBERS

Ms. Elissa M. Alben
Senior Director and Lead, Global Trade Policy
Pfizer Inc.

Mr. Harrison C. Cook
Vice President, International Government Affairs
Eli Lilly and Company

Mr. David R. Gaugh
Senior Vice President, Sciences and Regulatory Affairs
Association for Accessible Medicines

Mr. Ira N. Goldman
Senior Director, Public Policy 
Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc.

Mr. Vijay Goradia
Chairman
Vinmar International, Ltd.

Trevor J. Gunn, Ph.D.
Founder and Chairman
USA Healthcare Alliance, LLC

Mr. Ralph F. Ives
Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis
AdvaMed: Advanced Medical Technology Association 

Mr. Richard H. Kjeldgaard
Consultant
Representing Biotechnology Innovation Organization 

Matthew T. McGrath, Esq.
Partner
Barnes, Richardson and Colburn
Representing Lion Elastomers, LLC

Mr. Kenneth R. Monahan
Vice President, International Economic Affairs
National Association of Manufacturers

Mr. Paul A. Neureiter
Executive Director, Government Affairs
Amgen Inc.

Mr. Christopher P. Pearce
Director, Government Relations
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.

Mr. Grant W. Ramaley
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Aseptico Incorporated

George L. Rolofson, Ph.D.
Consultant in Agricultural Science and Environmental, Regulatory, and Trade Policy
Rolofson Consulting
Representing Gowan Company

Ms. Lisa M. Schroeter
Global Director, Trade and Investment Policy
DowDuPont/Dow Chemical Division

Mr. Paul A. Spencer
Global Trade Leader, Product Advocacy and Approval
Corteva Agriscience

Mr. Kevin J. Tierney
Import Export Manager
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

Harry L. Vroomen, Ph.D.
Vice President, Economic Services
The Fertilizer Institute

Mr. Thomas G. Zieser
President
JACE Systems

 

CHAIRMAN

Ms. Christine A. LoCascio
Chief, Public Policy
Distilled Spirits Council of the United States

VICE CHAIRMAN 

(Vacant)

MEMBERS

Ms. Katherine Bedard
Director, International Public Policy
Wine Institute

Mr. Nicholas J. Birch
Partner
Schagrin Associates
Representing Libbey, Inc.

Craig A. Kirby, Esq.
Senior Vice President, International Business and General Counsel
Recreation Vehicle Industry Association

Mr. Robert B. Margevicius
Executive Vice President
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc.

Mr. Thomas F. St. Maxens
President
St. Maxens & Company
Representing Mattel, Inc.

Ms. Nancy K. Wilkins
Director, Regulatory Policy
Grocery Manufacturers Association

Ms. Chelsee A. Woodey
Senior Manager, Global Government Affairs
The Kraft Heinz Company

 

CHAIRMAN

Daniel B. Pickard, Esq.
Partner
Wiley Rein LLP
Representing Diamond Saw Blades

VICE CHAIRMAN

(Vacant)

MEMBERS

John E. Arnett, Esq.
Consultant/Legal Advisor
c/o Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Representing Copper & Brass Fabricators, Inc.

Ms. Rosemarie (Rose) Braden
President
Softwood Export Council

Mr. Michael G. Brummer
President
Michael Brummer & Associates Inc.
Representing Fitzpatrick & Weller, Inc.

Ms. Dana L. Cole
Executive Director, Corporate Secretary and Treasurer
Hardwood Federation

Mr. Edward G. Elias
President
APA - The Engineered Wood Association

Jesse E. Gary, Esq.
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Century Aluminum Company

Mr. Jacob Handelsman
Consultant
Representing American Forest and Paper Association

Mr. Jeffrey S. Henderson
President
Aluminum Extruders Council

Mr. Gerard (Jerry) L. Hingle
President and Chief Executive Officer
International Trade Associates
Representing The Southern Forest Products Association

Mr. Roy O. Houseman, Jr.
Legislative Representative
United Steelworkers

Ms. Pamela Y. Johnson
Vice President, International Trade
Georgia-Pacific LLC

Mr. David E. Kretschmann
President
American Lumber Standard Committee, Inc.

Mr. Stephen G. Letko
Counselor to the President, Global Product Marketing
Weldbend Corporation

Mr. Brent J. McClendon
President and Chief Executive Officer
National Wooden Pallet & Container Association

Mr. Joseph C. Pickard
Chief Economist and Director of Commodities 
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

Mr. William G. Portnoy
Vice President, Sales and Marketing 
Buffalo Armory

Mr. Michael D. Riess
President
Materials Management Corporation
Representing International Precious Metals Institute

Mr. Paul Sedor
Vice President, Member and Industry Relations
Metal Powder Industries Federation

Ms. Veronika M. Shime
Vice President, International Policy
National Mining Association

Mr. Larry W. Webb
President
Quemetco Metals Limited, Inc.

 

CHAIRMAN

Mr. James E. Dankowski
Federal Government Marketing Director
Eaton Corporation 

VICE CHAIRMAN

Aaron P. Padilla, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor, International Policy
American Petroleum Institute

MEMBERS

Ms. Leslie L. Coleman
Assistant Vice President, Statistical Services
National Mining Association

Mr. Donald R. Hoffman
President and Chief Executive Officer
Excel Services Corporation

Mr. Dixon E. Sabin
Director, International Trade Compliance
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Mr. Steven J. Sarnecki
Vice President, Federal and Public Sector
OSIsoft, LLC

James R. Thompson
Manager, International Government Affairs
Chevron Corporation

 

CHAIRMAN

Mr. C. Davis Nelsen II
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Nelsen Steel Company, L.P.

VICE CHAIRMAN

(Vacant)

PRIMARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Kevin M. Dempsey
Senior Vice President, Public Policy and General Counsel
American Iron and Steel Institute’s Council of U.S. Producers

SECONDARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Mr. David Zalesne
President
Owen Steel Company, Inc.

MEMBERS

Ms. Adina R. Adler
Assistant Vice President, International Affairs
Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries

Mr. Philip K. Bell
President
Steel Manufacturers Association

Mr. Dana A. Beyeler
Director, Defense Engagement
Ellwood Group, Inc.

Benjamin B. Caryl, Esq.
Associate General Counsel, International Trade and Public Policy
United States Steel Corporation

Mr. William M. Hickey, Jr.
Chairman
Lapham-Hickey Steel Corporation

Mr. Marcus J. Lyons III
International Sales Manager
American Cast Iron Pipe Company

Mr. Billy D. Milligan
Director, Marketing
Commercial Metals Company

Mr. Ryan J. Moore
Director, Program Services
Steel Founders’ Society of America

Mr. Bradford D. Muller
Vice President, Marketing
Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company

Mr. Michael A. Salamon
President
Specialty Steel Works, Incorporated
Representing The Cold Finish Steel Bar Institute

Mr. Timothy W. Selhorst
Chief Executive Officer
American Springs Wire Corporation

Mr. John P. Stupp, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Stupp Bros., Inc.

Mr. M. Robert Weidner, III
President and Chief Executive Officer
Metals Service Center Institute

Mr. David A. Wolfort
President 
Olympic Steel, Inc.

Mr. Howard O. Woltz III
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Insteel Industries, Inc.

 

CHAIRMAN

Ms. Jennifer H. Sanford
Director, International Trade and Energy Policy
Cisco Systems, Inc.

VICE CHAIRMAN

(Vacant)

PRIMARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Ms. Jennifer A. Manner
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
EchoStar Corporation

SECONDARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Brian E. Scarpelli, Esq.
Senior Policy Counsel
ACT-The App Association

MEMBERS

Ms. C. Devi Bengfort Keller
Director, Global Policy
Semiconductor Industry Association

Mr. Arun K. Bhumitra
Chief Executive Officer
Arjay Telecommunications

Ms. J. Christine Bliss
President
Coalition of Services Industries

Mr. Steven D. Domenikos
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ienion/RelayDental, Inc.

Jonathan R. Everhart, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Global ReEnergy Holdings

Mr. Harley L. Geiger
Director, Public Policy
Rapid 7

Mr. Jake E. Jennings
Assistant Vice President
AT&T 

Ms. Elizabeth (Lisa) I. Malloy
Director, Policy Communications and Government Relations
Intel Corporation

W. David Snead
Co-Founder, Board Chair and Working Public Policy Chair
Internet Infrastructure (i2) Coalition

Mr. Roszel C. Thomsen II
Founder and President
Alliance for Network Security

Stephen Zirschky, Esq
General Counsel
WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

 

CHAIRMAN

(Vacant)

PRIMARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Ms. Kimberly A. Benson
President
Zenaida Global

SECONDARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Mr. Mark W. Wingate
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Maxi Volt Corporation
Representing the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-USA

MEMBERS

Clifton W. Albright, Esq.
President
Albright, Yee & Schmit, LLP

Mr. John Allen
Chief Executive Officer
John Allen & Associates International

Mr. Harry M. Bossey, CPA
President and General Manager
Western TradeWinds, Inc.

Ms. Candace Chen
President and Chief Executive Officer
Power Clean 2000, Inc.

Mr. Roger N. Dickey, CPA
President
Kensington International, Inc.

Sharon T. Freeman, Ph.D.
President
Lark-Horton Global Consulting, Ltd.

Mr. Richard J. Grana
President
Impex

Mr. Laszlo Horvath
President
ActiveMedia

Ms. Shawn M. Jarosz
President
Trade Moves LLC

Mr. George M. Keller
President
Customs Advisory Services, Inc.

Mr. Michael B. Lee, Sr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Page & Jones, Inc.

Mr. Divyesh K. Patel
Founder and Chief Executive officer
Bespoke Group LLC

Ms. Regina (Gina) R. Radke
President and Chief Executive Officer
Galley Support Innovations

Mr. Jeffrey W. Ruffner, P.E.
President/Owner
Kella Enterprises, LLC

Mr. J. Eric Sauereisen
President 
Sauereisen, Inc.

Mr. Brett N. Silvers
Chairman, President and Chief
WorldBusiness Capital, Inc.

Ms. Brenda A. Stelly
President and Owner 
Oil Center Research International, L.L.C.

Mr. Jonathan M. Szucs
General Manager
Advanced Superabrasives, Inc.

Mr. Kenneth L. Wengrod
Co-founder
FTC Commercial Corporation

Mr. Donald L. Williams 
President and Chief Executive Officer
Princeton Healthcare, Inc.

 

CHAIRMAN

Ms. Elizabeth R. Benson
President
Energy Associates

VICE CHAIRMAN

Timothy C. Brightbill, Esq.
Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
Representing American Bar Association

MEMBERS

Emily R. Beline, Esq.
Senior Counsel, International Regulatory Affairs
FedEx Express

Ms. Anissa S. Brennan
Senior Vice President, International Affairs and Trade Policy
Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.

Mr. Ryan L. Brooks
Executive Vice President, Government Affairs
Outfront Media, Inc.

Ms. Janice Bryant Howroyd
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Act 1 Group

Ms. Laura A. Bult
Superviosr, Public Policy Office
Amway

Ms. Sahra S. English
Vice President, Global Public Policy
Mastercard, Incorporated

Mr. Andrew F. Gelfuso
Vice President
Office for Trade Promotion
Trade Center Management Associates

Mr. Vladimir A. Gololobov
Vice President, International
The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

Mr. William H. Hanson
Vice President
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company

Mr. Manish D. Kothari
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sheladia Associates, Inc.
Representing the American Council of Engineering Companies

Mr. Christopher P. Melly
Vice President, Government Affairs 
American International Group, Inc.

Jean M. Prewitt, Esq.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Independent Film & Television Alliance

Ms. Viji Rangaswami
Vice President, Federal Affairs
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Ms. Mary H. Saunders
Vice President, Government Relations and Public Policy
American National Standards Institute

Stephen M. Simchak, Esq.
Head of International, Department Vice President, and Counsel
American Property Casualty Insurance Association 

Ms. Kathlene C. Swanson
Vice President
Coalition of Services Industries

Ms. Sarah F. Thorn
Senior Director, Global Government Affairs
Walmart, Inc.

Mark V. Vlasic, Esq.
Principal
Madison Law & Strategy Group, PLLC
Representing Propagate Content

 

CHAIRMAN

Mr. Stephen E. Lamar
President and Chief Executive Officer
American Apparel & Footwear Association

VICE CHAIRMAN

(Vacant)

MEMBERS

Mr. Charles J. Abrams
Chief Executive Officer
Dela Incorporated

Ms. Patricia (Patti) M. Bates
General Manager, Industrial Market
Glen Raven Technical Fabrics, LLC
Representing The United States Industrial Fabrics Institute

Ms. Sara O. Beatty
Principal, Whitehaven Trade Advisors
Representing National Council of Textile Organizations

Mr. Sean P. Cady
Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Global Responsible Sourcing
VF Corporation

Mr. Shawn J. Dougherty
Director, Strategy and Trade Affairs
Dillon Yarn Corporation

Mr. Dean Draughn
Vice President, Commercialization
Under Armour, Inc.

Mr. M. Todd Ethington
Director, Government Affairs
National Council of Textiles Organizations

Ms. Jessica E. Franken
President
The Franken Group, LLC
Representing INDA: Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry

Mr. Nathanael “Nate” E. Herman
Director, Government Relations
Travel Goods Association 

Ms. Maristella Iacobello
Vice President, Customs Compliance and Government Relations
PVH Corporation

Ms. Jane L. Johnson
Manager, Government Relations 
Unifi, Inc.

Mr. Michael D. Korchmar
Chief Executive Officer
The Leather Specialty Company

Ms. Stephanie H. Lester
Senior Director, Government Affairs
Gap Inc.

Mr. Stephen M. Mostofsky
President and Chief Executive Officer
TTI Global Resources, Inc.

Mr. William (Matt) M. Poovey
President
Champion Thread Company

Mr. R. Matthew Priest
President and Chief Executive Officer
Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America

Mr. Charles L. Sanders
Vice President, Customs and Trade Compliance
Union Underwear Company, Inc. dba Fruit of the Loom

Mr. Timothy C. Voit
Chief Marketing Officer, Thomaston Mills Division
ATD-American Company

Mr. Eric F. Warshaw
President
ErexCorp
Representing Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association

Jeffrey B. Whalen, Esq.
Senior Counsel, Customs and International Trade
NIKE, Inc. - Legal Department 

 

 

CHAIRMAN

Mr. John P. McGovern
Global Trade Compliance Manager and Logistics Manager 
MKS Instruments, Inc.

PRIMARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Ms. AnnMarie M. Treglia
Global Manager, Government Affairs and the Environment 
Dart Container Corporation

SECONDARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Mr. Michael A. Bermudez
Director, Trade Compliance/Empowered Official
Parsons Corporation

MEMBERS

Mr. Nelson H. Balido
Chairman
Border Commerce and Security Council

Nathan P. Eilers, Esq.
Director and Counsel, Global Trade Compliance
Rockwell Automotion, Inc.

Ms. Jill A. Franze
Senior Director, Global Customs/Trade, Finance
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Ms. Galina N. Free
Director, Global Trade Compliance 
Danaher Corporation

Ms. Lorraine R. Hawley
Senior Director, International Government Relations
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Alexander S. Laytin, Esq.
Senior Attorney, International Regulatory Affairs
Federal Express

Robert J. Leo, Esq.
Meeks, Sheppard, Leo & Pillsbury 
Representing Johnson & Johnson

Mr. Michael C. Mullen
Executive Director
Express Association of America

Ms. Sharlene Ramos Chesnes
President and Chief Executive Officer
InterChez Global Services, Inc.

Mr. Gregory J. Schroeder
Director, Global Trade Operations
Amway

Mr. Brian J. White
Vice President, Compliance
The J.M. Smucker Company

 

CHAIRMAN

Mr. Erin-Michael Gill
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Genaesis, LLC

PRIMARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Mr. Michael L. Castellano
Vice President, Government Relations
The Walt Disney Company

MEMBERS

Paul A. Coletti
Associate Patent Counsel
Johnson & Johnson

Jeffrey K. Francer, Esq.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM)

Ms. Tanuja V. Garde
Vice President, Intellectual Property and Licensing
Raytheon Technologies Corp.

Mr. Roy S. Kaufman
Managing Director, Business Development
Copyright Clearance Center

Jeffrey P. Kushan, Esq.
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Representing Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)

Thomas T. Moga, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Dykema Gossett PLLC
Representing Ford Motor Global Technologies, LLC

Ms. Shawna D. Morris
Vice President, Trade Policy
National Milk Producers Federation
Representing the U.S. Diary Export Council

Mr. Ryan B. Ong
Director, International Business Policy
National Association of Manufacturers

Kevin M. Rosenbaum, Esq.
Executive Director
International Intellectual Property Alliance

Leah P. Waterland
Director, Legal Services, IP Litigation
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Matthew Weston-Dawkes, Esq.
Deputy General Counsel
E. & J. Gallo Winery

Ms. Jennifer L. Young
Senior Director, International Policy
Pfizer, Inc.

 

CHAIRMAN

Ms. Ann M. Weeks
Vice President, Global Government Affairs and Conformity Assessment Programs
UL LLC

VICE CHAIRMAN

(Vacant)

PRIMARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Mr. S. Joe Bhatia
President and Chief Executive Officer
American National Standards Institute

SECONDARY VICE CHAIRMAN

Mr. Daniel J. Mustico
Vice President, Government and Market Affairs
Outdoor Power Equipment Institute

MEMBERS

Mr. Steven J. Bipes
Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis
AdvaMed - Advanced Medical Technology Association

Ms. Alexa S.. Burr
Director, Systems Program, Global Industry Services
American Petroleum Institute

Mr. Richard P. Ferron, P.E.
Vice President and Manager, Testing and Certification Service 
FM Approvals LLC 

Mr. Nicholas M. Gardner
Director, Codex and Regulatory Affairs
U.S. Dairy Export Council

Mr. Jeffrey H. Grove
Vice President, Global Policy and Industry Affairs
ASTM International

Ms. Randi Beth Levinas
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
U.S.-Russia Business Council

Mr. David Y. Ling
Product Regulation Strategist
Hewlett-Packard Company

Mr. Angus B. Low
Manager, Global Products Standards
Rockwell Automation

Mr. Trace K. McInturff
Vice President, Accreditation Services
A2LA: American Association for Laboratory Accreditation

Mr. Wayne E. Morris 
President, World Class Products Standards
Representing Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Elaine M. Newton, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Standards Strategy and Policy
Oracle Corporation

Mr. D. Kent Perkins
Senior Director, Standards
RV Industry Association

Mr. Peter S. Unger
Consultant
Representing International Quality Excellence in Infrastructure Systems (IQEIS)

Mr. Michael F. Violette
President
Washington Laboratories, Ltd.

Mr. Matthew B. Williams
Director, Standards
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

Mr. Christopher B. Winkel
Product Compliance and Support Manager
Caterpillar Inc.