The purpose of the Government Relations Committee (GRC) is to recommend to the ISPA Board of Trustees policies and strategies for addressing legislation, regulations, and other government activities that impact the bedding community.
The GRC shall consist of a minimum of eight (8) members, representing mattress manufacturers and components suppliers. Members of the Committee, appointed by the ISPA Chairman, shall serve staggered two (2) year terms and may not serve more than six (6) consecutive years. A chairman from its members shall be appointed by the ISPA Chairman, the term not to exceed two (2) years. The immediate Past Chairman of the Committee shall remain as an ex-officio member of the Committee.
Action oriented task groups may be created as needed by the Committee Chairman in order to carry out specific projects. The Committee Chairman shall appoint members of the task groups. The GRC will meet as needed in order to effectively address the advocacy needs of the association. Its efforts will be directed in support of the priority issues as approved by the ISPA Board.
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