Chairman: Andy Warlick, Parkdale Mills
The Committee oversees all issues relating to cotton, including farm policy, fiber quality, contamination, manufacturing issues, and relations with USDA and cotton organizations.
Economic and Trade Policy Committee
Chairman: Allen Gant, Glen Raven
The Committee reviews and advises on tax and trade policies, import statistics, trade cases, and outreach to Congress and key members of the Administration.
Government Textiles Committee
Chairman: Don Vavala, W. L. Gore
The Committee oversees all issues related to government procurement, including preservation and expansion of the Berry Amendment, contracting issues, and liaison with other organizations and government contracting agencies.
Regulatory and Standards
Chairman: Jim Booterbaugh, National Spinning
The Committee oversees all issues related to standard setting and regulations from health and safety to customs reporting and recordkeeping.
Upholstery Fabrics Committee
Chairman: Hank Truslow, Jr., Sunbury Textile Mills, Inc.
The Committee oversees all upholstered furniture flammability issues at federal and state levels, and also addresses other matters affecting the upholstery fabrics industry sector.