IPC announces the addition of Suhani Chitalia to its environmental health and safety staff within the Washington, D.C.-based global government relations team.
As IPC’s environmental regulatory affairs manager, Chitalia is responsible for monitoring global environmental policy developments and regulatory requirements, liaising with industry members and policymakers, and developing responses to consultations, questionnaires, and calls for evidence from government entities.
Licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland, Chitalia served as an environmental law staff attorney at the University of Maryland School Francis King Carey School of Law and most recently as a government relations associate at lobbying firm, Public Policy Partners. She has extensive experience lobbying for climate change and environmental health legislation, and advocating for environmental justice concerns and public health in Maryland.
“The landscape of emerging and evolving environmental policies, including chemical and product policies relevant to the electronics manufacturing supply chain, is dynamic and full of opportunities to do meaningful work and Suhani has a proven track record of meaningful work,” said Kelly Scanlon, director of EHS policy and research. “She has presented and provided expertise on complex legislation and is an excellent addition to the EHS team. She will help us to continue to provide exceptional membership and industry value through advocacy. We are really excited to welcome Suhani to IPC.”
Chitalia can be reached at SuhaniChitalia@ipc.org or + 1 (202) 661-8093.
IPC (IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,000+ member companies 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 Atlanta, Georgia; Washington, D.C.; Munich, Germany; Brussels, Belgium; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.