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Flame-Retardant Alternatives for DecaBDE Partnership - Participants

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If you would like more information, please contact Emma Lavoie of DfE at 202-564-0951 or Lavoie.Emma@epa.gov.

Partnership Participants

Academics
Alissa Cordner, Brown University
Julie Herbstman, Columbia University
Heather Stapleton, Duke University
Joseph G. Allen, Harvard School of Public Health
Carol Handwerker, Purdue University
Inez Hua, Purdue University 
Jeffery W. Youngblood, Purdue University
Alexander B. Morgan, University of Dayton Research Institute
Ravi Mosurkal, University of Massachusetts – Lowell
Ramaswamy Nagarajan, University of Massachusetts - Lowell
Jack Geibig, University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Alexandra Bergstein, Yale University

Consultants
Andy Beevers, Applied Market Information
Cris A. Williams, ENVIRON
Ann Blake, Environmental and Public Health Consulting
Susan Hazen, Hazen Consulting
Mark Buczek, Independent Consultant
Bob Kerr, Pure Strategies
Ken Soltys, Pure Strategies
Pat Beattie, SciVera
Tom Osimitz, SciVera
Andy Hall, Sustainable Value Cycle Solutions
Emily Campbell, ToxServices 
Margaret Whittaker, ToxServices

NGOs
Pamela Miller, Alaska Community Action on Toxics
Moira McKernan, while at the American Bird Conservancy
Sue Chiang, Center for Environmental Health
Anna Lennquist, ChemSec
Jerker Ligthart, ChemSec 
Kathleen A. Curtis, Clean and Healthy New York
Sharyle Patton, Commonweal
Susan Klosterhaus, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
Mike Belliveau, Environmental Health Strategy Center
Arlene Blum, Green Science Policy Institute
Alex Madonik, Green Science Policy Institute 
David Santillo, Greenpeace International
Gary Cohen, Health Care Without Harm (IGC)
Tom Lent, Healthy Building Network
Jim Vallette, Healthy Building Network
Joelle M. Fishkin, International Association of Fire Chiefs
Ken Kraus, while at International Association of Fire Chiefs
Ken LaSala, International Association of Fire Chiefs
Ed Plaugher, International Association of Fire Chiefs 
Michael Murray, National Wildlife Federation
Brian Penttila, Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
Ed Hopkins, Sierra Club
Sheila Davis, Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
Baskut Tuncak, The Center for International Environmental Law
Pam Eliason, Toxics Use Reduction Institute
Laurie Valerian, Washington Toxics Coalition

Flame Retardant Industry
Hideo Kawasaki, ADEKA CORPORATION
Tetsuo Kamimoto, ADEKA CORPORATION
Ray Dawson, Albemarle
Susan Landry, Albemarle
Robert Simon, American Chemistry Council
Jackson Morrill, American Chemistry Council
Guru Zingde, Amfine
Jay Ghosh, BASF 
Nikolas Kaprinidis, BASF
Martin Klatt, BASF
Rodrigo Lima, BASF
Al Wiedow, while at BASF
Dick Stob, BurnGard 
Tim Reilly, Clariant
Adrian Beard, Clariant 
Geoffrey Gettliffe, Clariant 
Thomas Kelley, Dover Chemical
Maggie Baumann, FRX Polymers®, Inc.
Marc Lebel, FRX Polymers®, Inc.
Jan-Pleun Lens, FRX Polymers®, Inc.
Robert Campbell, Great Lakes Solutions, A Chemtura Business
Mary Harscher, Great Lakes Solutions, A Chemtura Business
Steve Scherrer, Great Lakes Solutions, A Chemtura Business 
Gary Rex, J. M. Huber Corp.
Pierre Georlette, ICL Industrial Products 
Marc Leifer, ICL Industrial Products
Sergei Levchik, ICL Industrial Products
Hanna Silberberg, ICL Industrial Products
Joel Tenney, ICL Industrial Products 
Andy Wang, ICL Industrial Products
Gerald Roston, InPore Technologies, Inc.
Karl-Heinz Spriesterbach, Nabaltec
Brigitte Dero, Phosphorus, Inorganic & Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association
Doug Hunter, Southern Clay Products

Compounders and Resin Manufacturers 
Carmen Rodriquez, Altulgas International
Emile Homsi, DSM
John Friddle, Eagle Performance Products
Robert McKay, GE Plastics (part of Sabic)
Harald Wiedemann, Huntsman
Patricia Hubbard, PolyOne
Steve Paolucci, PolyOne

Automotive Industry
Filipa Rio, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Amy Lilly, Hyundai KIA America Technical Center 
Jake Welland, Hyundai KIA America Technical Center 
John Kreitz, Sage Automotive Interiors
Lynn Smith, United States Council for Automotive Research 
Bing Xu, United States Council for Automotive Research

Aerospace Industry
Lisa Goldberg, Aerospace Industry Association
Susan Baker, Boeing
Charles Ingebretson, Boeing
John Harris, Boeing
Chris T. Zervas, Boeing
Walter Desrosier, General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Jim Boyle, Majilite
Richard Forselius, Sikorsky Aircraft/United Technology Corporation

Electronics Industry
Angus Hsieh, Acer
Fern Abrams, Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC)
Albert Tsang, Dell
Helen Holder, Hewlett-Packard
Cory Robertson, Hewlett-Packard
Bob Pfahl, iNEMI
Christopher Cleet, Information Technology Industry Council 
Mark Ezzo, Ingersoll Rand
Steve Tisdale, Intel 
Tim McGrady, LG Electronics
David Thompson, Panasonic
Mike Moss, Samsung
Keiko Hirai, Sony
Doug Smith, Sony
Craig Hershberg, Toshiba

Shipping Pallet Industry
Mike Mullin, Brambles
David Deal, CHEP
Larry Culleen, Arnold and Porter, for iGPS
Gary Glass, iGPS
Lewis Taffer, iGPS
Bruce Torrey, iGPS

Textile Industry
Janan Rabiah, Association for Contract Textiles
Brad Miller, Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer's Association
Dave Panning, Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer's Association 
John Gant, Glen Raven, Inc.
Gabe Wing, Herman Miller
Ryan Trainer, International Sleep Products Association
Aaron Smith, Kimball International Hardy Poole, National Textile Association 
Barry A. Cik, Naturepedic
Yan Chen, while at Schneller
Sarah Friedman, SEAMS
Bob Beaty, TSG Finishing

Recyclers
David Wagger, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
George Martin, Leigh Fibers, Inc.

U.S. Federal Government
Rohit Khanna, Consumer Product Safety Commission
Dale Ray, Consumer Product Safety Commission
Treye Thomas, Consumer Product Safety Commission
Linda S. Birnbaum, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program
June K. Dunnick, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Rick Davis, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Jeffrey W. Gilman, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Shannon Cuniff, while at the Office of the Secretary of Defense
Paul J. Yaroschak, Office of the Secretary of Defense
Peggy Auerbach, U.S. Army
Nikki Bass, U.S. Army
George Murnyak, while at the U.S. Army
Andrew Rak, Noblis, for the U.S. Army
Gwendolyn Hudson, U.S. EPA – Office of Children’s Health Protection (ASPH Fellow) 
Onyemaechi Nweke, U.S. EPA – Office of Environmental Justice
Linda Barr, U.S. EPA - Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery
Paul Randall, U.S. EPA – National Risk Management Research Laboratory
Bradley Grams, U.S. EPA – Region 5 
Stephen Sturdivant, U.S. EPA – Region 6 
John Katz, U.S. EPA – Region 9
Eileen Sheehan, U.S. EPA - Region 9
Barnett Rattner, U.S. Geological Survey 

State and Local Governments
Bob Boughton, California Department of Toxic Substances Control 
Robert Brushia, California Department of Toxic Substances Control 
June Soo Park, California Department of Toxic Substances Control 
Debbie Raphael, California Department of Toxic Substances Control 
Tom Hornshaw, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Gary Styzens, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Andrea Lani, Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Deborah Rice, while at the Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Alister Innes, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Alex Stone, Washington State Department of Ecology

International 
Pim Leonards, ENFIRO 
Shannon Castellarin, Environment Canada
Kate McKlerlie, while at Environment Canada
Lothar Lissner, Kooperationsstelle Hamburg IFE GmbH 
Raluca Aurora Stepa, Kooperationsstelle Hamburg IFE GmbH 
Harry Baikowitz, Independent Consultant

DecaBDE Partnership EPA Contacts
Clive Davies, Design for the Environment
Emma Lavoie, Design for the Environment

Technical Consultant
Lauren Heine, Clean Production Action
Abt Associates Inc.
SRC Inc.

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