Kelly Scanlon Appointed as New Director of IPC's EHS Policy and Research


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IPC−Association Connecting Electronics Industries announces the addition of Kelly Scanlon, DrPH, CIH, as director of environment, health & safety (EHS) policy and research to its staff at IPC’s offices in Washington, D.C.

As IPC’s EHS policy and research director, Dr. Scanlon will lead IPC’s EHS advocacy and will work with IPC’s North American Government Relations Committee, the EHS Committee and IPC’s larger membership to develop a robust environmental policy agenda and a plan to achieve that agenda. In addition, Dr. Scanlon will represent IPC before policymakers and with industry coalitions and will be responsible for providing membership updates and analyses on pertinent EHS developments through online communications, events and one-on-one engagement.

Dr. Scanlon comes to IPC with more than 20 years of experience. Most recently she worked at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) where she helped identify policy and technology solutions for improved chemical management. Her work at the Defense Department was facilitated through a relationship DoD has with The George Washington University, where she had been a senior research scientist. She previously worked as a consultant and scientist in the private sector.

“Kelly brings strong technical credentials to her position at IPC,” said Chris Mitchell, IPC vice president of global government relations. “With more than two decades as a public health scientist, Kelly has influenced and strengthened environmental and occupational health policies inside and outside of government. We are thrilled to welcome Kelly to the IPC team, and we look forward to the contributions she will make to the electronics industry.”         

About IPC

IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 5,000-member company sites which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

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