ISPA NEWS RELEASE
New Additions to the BSC, SPSC and Statistics Committee
(Alexandria, VA, April 19, 2017) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) welcomes Scott Tinsley, vice president of sales at Serta International to the ISPA Board of Trustees. “I am honored and humbled to have been selected by Serta to represent our company as a trustee on the ISPA Board,” said Tinsley. “The International Sleep Products Association does great work supporting our industry and has done so for many years. I look forward to working with our ISPA team leaders, our board members and many other industry professionals who represent some of the finest manufacturers and suppliers in our business.”
The Better Sleep Council welcomes four new committee members; Guy Eckert, executive vice president at Outlast Technologies, Jill Farnsworth Bibo, vice president of retail sales at McRoskey Mattress Company, Kenny Parrish, country manager at Devan US Inc., and Susan Mathes, vice president of brand relations at Therapedic International.
Roxanne Wimberly, director of compliance at Innocor Inc., is the newest addition to The Sleep Products Safety Committee. “I am honored to join ISPA’s Sleep Products Safety Committee and excited to begin working with the team to advance the safety of sleep products,” said Wimberly. “The work of the SPSC is invaluable to the industry and consumers alike, and I look forward to becoming part of the process and lending my insight to the group.”
The Statistics Committee also welcomed Tim Meade, marketing director at Milliken and Company, to the team.
“I thank our new trustee and committee members for volunteering their time, talents and energy to these positions,” noted ISPA President Ryan Trainer. “Their leadership, industry knowledge, insights and creativity drives the important services that ISPA provides our members. I look forward to working with them all in the coming year and beyond”.
Established in 1915, the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the growth, profitability and stature of the mattress industry. As the industry’s trade organization, ISPA represents mattress manufacturers and suppliers throughout the world.
ISPA provides a wide range of services that benefit its membership. These include exclusive industry surveys and statistics, government advocacy support, educational offerings, the industry’s ISPA EXPO trade show, safety research through its Sleep Products Safety Council, consumer research and education through its Better Sleep Council, BedTimes and Sleep Savvy publications.