Consumer Product Safety Commission



East West Towers, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone, 301-504-0580

Chairman Ann Brown

Commissioners Mary Sheila Gall, Thomas H. Moore, (2 vacancies)

General Counsel Jeffrey S. Bromme

Director, Office of Congressional Relations Robert J. Wager

Director, Office of the Secretary Sadye E. Dunn

Freedom of Information Officer Todd A. Stevenson

Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity John W. Barrett, Jr.

and Minority Enterprise

Executive Director Pamela Gilbert

Deputy Executive Directors Clarence T. Bishop, Thomas W. Murr, Jr.

Inspector General Thomas F. Stein

Director, Office of Human Resources Management Beverly M. St.Clair

Director, Office of Information Services Douglas G. Noble

Director, Office of Planning and Evaluation Robert E. Frye

Director, Office of Information and Public Kathleen P. Begala


Director, Office of the Budget Edward E. Quist

Associate Executive Director for Administration Mauna V. Kammer

Associate Executive Director for Field Thomas W. Murr, Jr.


Assistant Executive Director for Compliance David Schmeltzer

Assistant Executive Director for Hazard Ronald L. Medford

Identification and Reduction

Associate Executive Director for Andrew G. Stadnik

Engineering Sciences

Associate Executive Director for Mary Ann Danello

Epidemiology and Health Sciences

Associate Executive Director for Andrew G. Ulsamer

Laboratory Sciences

Associate Executive Director for Warren J. Prunella

Economic Analysis


The Consumer Product Safety Commission protects the public against unreasonable risks of injury from consumer products; assists consumers in evaluating the comparative safety of consumer products; develops uniform safety standards for consumer products and minimizes conflicting State and local regulations; and promotes research and investigation into the causes and prevention of product-related deaths, illnesses, and injuries.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent Federal regulatory agency established by the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2051 et seq.). The Commission consists of five Commissioners, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, one of whom is appointed Chairman.

The Commission is responsible for implementing provisions of the Flammable Fabrics Act (15 U.S.C. 1191), the Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (15 U.S.C. 1471), the...

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