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Jacqueline Campbell

Senior Textile Technologist, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, CPSC
Jacqueline Campbell has been at the CPSC for over 10 years, working on consumer product safety issues related to textile flammability, organohalogen flame retardants in electronics, and emerging technologies as well as agency efforts on testing and certification for regulated products, including efforts to minimize testing burdens. From 2015 to 2017, Jacqueline served as Senior Science and Policy Advisor to former CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye. Prior to joining the CPSC, Jacqueline managed the Fiber Quality Evaluation Laboratory, a fiber-to-finished fabric characterization laboratory at the USDA Southern Regional Research Center. Jacqueline received a B.S. and M.S. in Textile Science from the University of Georgia.
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Chris Jorgensen

Director Technology Transfer, IPC
Chris Jorgensen is Director Technology Transfer with IPC—Association Connecting Electronics Industries, a worldwide trade association for the electronics interconnect industry. As a member of IPC’s technical department, Chris’s primary responsibility is staff liaison to standards development committees. These committees include the IPC D-70 E-Textiles Committee, IPC D-70-INT-EU E-Textiles Committee in Europe and IPC D-60 Printed Electronics Committee.

Chris also represents IPC as a member of AFFOA – Advanced Functional Fabrics of America and NextFlex–America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Institute, for which he is a co-lead of its Standards, Reliability and Test Technical Working Group.

Chris has nearly 20 years of experience in standards development, nonprofit management and marketing. He received his degree in communications from Columbia College in Chicago.
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Paige Mullis

Director, Concept Development | Advanced Projects, Glen Raven, Inc.
Paige Mullis is Director of Concept Development at Glen Raven, Inc. With a focus on innovation and advanced projects, Paige is founder of Glen Raven’s Concept Group, the global resource for activating the next great idea. By bringing people, cultures and new ideas together her team has built an innovation ecosystem that seeds new business opportunities and enhances Glen Raven’s brand value and partner engagement. The group consists of the Concept Galleries, Concept Lab and Concept Studio all of which serve to elevate idea flow and enhance and develop Glen Raven’s inventive culture worldwide. Paige is also founding administrator of Glen Raven’s internal start-up incubator, an on-going innovation curator and is an active board member of the Advanced Textiles Products division of IFAI. She is a strong advocate for the arts as a cornerstone to economic growth and served several years on the board of trustees for Greensboro Ballet in North Carolina. She’s an explorer and adventurer in life which she shares with her husband, three daughters and dog Louie.
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Stephanie Rodgers

Director of Advanced Product Development, Apex Mills
Stephanie Rodgers has been at the forefront of textile and component product engineering and development for the automotive sector with General Motors, Magna International, Fisker Automotive and newly emerging electric vehicle companies for the majority of her career. She also was the first textile engineer at Microsoft Corporation as an XBOX and SURFACE materials engineers to design and develop with textiles. Receiving a Microsoft applied US Patent in integrated electronic textile and for developing a user attachment for handicapped XBOX players.

She has been putting her Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Engineering from Philadelphia University to work for 30 years. In addition to traveling the global textile community, she has lectured about textiles to design and engineering students of all disciplines. She currently works as the Director of Advanced Product Development for Apex Mills using yarn as a vehicle for innovation. Additionally, she is an advisory panel member of the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America Institute and co-chairs the IPC D 70 standards and program committees developing the first industry consensus standard for e-textiles materials, applications and requirements.
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Kelly Scanlon

EHS policy and research director, IPC
As IPC’s EHS policy and research director, Kelly Scanlon leads the association’s advocacy on topics related to environment, health and safety. She works on IPC’s Global Government Relations team in Washington, DC. There, she coordinates with IPC’s Government Relations Committees, including the EHS Committee, to develop robust policy and research agendas. Dr. Scanlon comes to IPC with more than 20 years of experience as a public health scientist.
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Jordan Schindler

Founder/CEO, Nufabrx
Jordan founded Nufabrx, an innovative technology company focused on controlled delivery of active ingredients (vitamin, supplement, medication) through clothing; Jordan has spent the past 7 years developing proprietary technologies with chemists that allows active pain ingredients (Capsaicin, CBD, etc.) to be embedded into yarn; effective delivery lasts through numerous wash cycles.

Jordan developed products from conception to sales, including receipt of a million dollar Department of Defense and Massachusetts Institute of Technology University (MIT) Grant. Published in numerous articles from Forbes, to Golf Week and Textile World; featured speaker at Techtextil, WTIN and the Southeast Defense Summit. Sole inventor on provisional U.S patent no. 61/566,707 - incorporation of oils into textiles. Co-Inventor on Issued US Patent 9,669,012.
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Jesse S. Jur

North Carolina State University; Department and Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science
Dr. Jesse Jur is an Associate Professor of Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science at NC State University's Wilson College of Textiles, the global leader in textile education and research. Having undertaken his undergraduate studies at the University of South Carolina, and then spending three years in Silicon Valley, he earned his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at N.C. State. Dr. Jur has spent his career researching the interfaces of technologies: from semiconductor device development to textile designs. His research focuses on integration of systems electronics into wearable platforms for energy harvesting, monitoring of a person's physiological state, and improving user’s comfort.  He is the Technology Thrust Leader for ‘Wearability and Data’ for ASSIST (Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies), a National Science Foundation Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC).  He is also the co-director of the Textile Engineering and Textile Technology Engineering Design Program in the Wilson College of Textiles, an intensive course that interfaces students and industry for innovative product development.