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Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association Announces Board of Directors

Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lauren Schoener-Gaynor
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JPMA Announces 2017-2018 Board Members and Officers


MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. –May 30, 2017 – The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is pleased to announce its newly elected Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term. The board members were voted on by membership during the JPMA Membership Conference held before the recent JPMA Baby Show in Anaheim, Calif.


To be eligible to become a member of the JPMA Board, an individual must be an employee of a member company that, at the time of election and throughout the board member’s tenure, is in good standing. Regular member manufacturers make up most of the board but one of the 13 seats may be occupied by a representative from an associate member. Responsibilities of the board members 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. 


The JPMA Executive Committee consists of four officers.  The newly-elected officers are:

Chairman Rob Conley, Wow! Branding Building and Trading

Vice-Chairman Dave Taylor, Goodbaby/Evenflo
Treasurer Brad Mattarocci, Baby Trend
Immediate Past Chairman Andy Newmark, Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc.

Joining the officers are nine JPMA at-large directors: 


For more information on JPMA, its board, programs, and membership, visit


The 2018 JPMA Membership Conference will be in next March 20-24 in Washington, D.C. before the JPMA Baby Show and the Washington, D.C. Baby Show.


About the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association

The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) exists as the voice of the industry on quality and safety for products intended for babies and children. We do this by:


  • Advocating for safety through product certification programs and legislative and regulatory involvement;
  • Supporting a broad and diverse membership through member-only programming and industry promotion;
  • And by acting as a comprehensive source for baby product information and education.


JPMA members represent 95 percent of the prenatal to preschool products sold in North America. To find out more information about JPMA, our certification program and products certified, and for a complete listing of JPMA Members, please visit Follow JPMA on Twitter @JPMA and connect with us on Facebook to learn about additional safety tips and JPMA initiatives.



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