Kitty Pilarz, the new chairman of ASTM International.
Kitty Pilarz, the new chairman of ASTM International.

Pilarz, who has served on the ASTM board of directors since 2006, is vice chairman of new projects for ASTM Committee F15 on Consumer Products, co-chairman of Subcommittee F15.18 on cribs, toddler beds, play yards, bassinets, cradles and changing tables, and a participant in many other F15 subcommittees. She won the 2006 ASTM Award of Merit and accompanying title of fellow for her contributions to F15, a committee of more than 900 manufacturers, end users, industry associations, regulatory authorities, health professionals and consumer advocacy groups who develop voluntary product standards to improve consumer safety. 

Pilarz is also a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society for Quality.