Deputy Director of Compliance, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Carol Cave is the Deputy Director of Compliance for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Prior to becoming the Deputy Director, she served as Director for the Office of Import Surveillance and Inspection. She was involved in developing the agency’s Risk Assessment Methodology for Imported Products and served as the agency representative on the Border Interagency Executive Committee.
Mrs. Cave has an extensive career with the CPSC. She had the vital role as the Director for the Field Investigations Division. She worked in the Office of Compliance on the Special Investigations Unit identifying hazards not previously reported to the CPSC and solving technically complex product investigations. She works with other Federal government agencies to identify unique approaches and solutions to flush out potentially defective consumer products.
Mrs. Cave has spoken before many trade groups to explain new import enforcement authorities as required under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and has received numerous awards and honors. Mrs. Cave received the World Customs Organization Award for the Importer Self-Assessment Product Safety Pilot Program.