JPMA is pleased to announce the newest member of the JPMA Board of Directors, Melissa Kustell, Vice President of Global Brand Marketing for Mattel. Melissa has been a member of the Mattel team since 2001, holding a variety of sales and marketing positions. She was appointed to the JPMA board to fulfill former director and colleague Vincent D’Alleva’s unexpired board term.
Melissa joins 12 other directors and officers currently serving as JPMA’s volunteer Board of Directors. Board member responsibilities include, but are not limited to: sustaining JPMA’s mission and purpose; ensuring effective planning; monitoring and strengthening programs and services of JPMA; providing oversight of the JPMA budget and financial reporting; building a competent board; ensuring legal and ethical integrity; and enhancing JPMA’s public standing.
“We are thrilled to welcome Melissa to the JPMA Board of Directors,” said Andy Newmark, JPMA Board Chair. “Our board has displayed incredible vision and focus through the years and I know Melissa will bring great insight as we launch our new conference, trade and consumer show and reinvent JPMA for the future.”
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