Get Involved!

If you have and interest in participating on an INDA committee, contact the staff person below.

APPAREL COMMITTEE - promote and grow the use of nonwoven fabrics in apparel and interiors.
Contact: Dave Rousse, President

FILTRATION STEERING COMMITTEE – advises the association on the activities of interest to the industry and plans the annual Filtration conference.
Contact: Jim Loftus, Director of Education and Technical Affairs

FLUSHABILITY TASK FORCE – a task force of the Technical Advisory Board.  Develop industry-wide agreed to guidelines for assessing flushable products and flushable claims including consumer wipes.  Coordinates closely with EDANA's Flushability Committee to assure harmonized standards for North America and Europe.
Contact: Jim Loftus, Director of Education and Technical Affairs

HEALTHCARE COMMITTEE – deals with issues of interest to this industry (such as medical waste management, recycling, and safety, national and international standards); promotes single use nonwovens to the medical industry; advocates tariff positions; works with INDA’s Governmental Relations Director to lobby for the industry’s legislative interests; tracks state regulations and legislation. 
Contact: Joan Izzo, Marketing Director

INDUSTRIAL WIPES FOCUSED GROUP – deals with issues of the Industrial Wipes Industry; promotes industrial wipes; works to support interests of the industry. 
Contact: Jessica Franken, Director Of Government Affairs

NEEDLEPUNCH CONFERENCE COMMITTEE – plans INDA’s Needlepunch Conference, held every other year and advises the association on activities of interest to the industry.
Contact: Jim Loftus, Director of Education and Technical Affairs

STANDARD TEST METHODS COMMITTEE – reviews approved test methods and introduces new methods in cooperation with EDANA's committee.  Works with EDANA and other nonwovens associations to bring test methods to ISO.  Acts as liaison between INDA, ASTM, ISO and EDANA. 
Contact: Jim Loftus, Director of Education and Technical Affairs

SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE - to foster/protect the growth and health of people, the planet and profits…for now and future generations.
Contact: Jim Loftus, Director of Education and Technical Affairs

TECHNICAL ADVISORY BOARD (TAB) – advises the association and its technical committees, including conference-planning committees, on the technical issues and activities of interest to the industry; oversees the activities of the Standard Test Methods Committee and provides liaison with the academic community.
Contact: Jim Loftus, Director of Education and Technical Affairs

VISION ADVISORY GROUP - plans Vision, a consumer products conference and advises INDA on activities of interest to the consumer industry.
Contact: Deanna Lovell, Educational and Statistical Manager

WOW (World of Wipes) Committee - Advises the association on the activities of interest to the industry and plans the World of Wipes Conference.
Contact: Deanna Lovell, Educational and Statistical Manager