Safety & Product Leadership Council (SPLC)


  • This Council provides the strategic and operational direction for AEM’s Safety & Product Leadership programs, committees, and initiatives.


  • Coordinate and prioritize goals and objectives for Safety and Product Leadership issues.
    • Ensure early recognition of emerging Safety and Product Leadership related issues.
    • Determine the strategic direction of AEM's Safety & Product Leadership activities and programs.
    • Assist in the development and resourcing of programs to effectively address Safety & Product Leadership related issues.
  • Communicate with the AEM AG and CE Sector Board of Directors on technical matters.
  • Annually review AEM’s financial and staff support of standards activities.
  • Review and approve recommendations for new services and activities.


  • The SPLC consists of AEM members who serve as a chair or vice chair of an active Safety & Product Leadership Council or serves as an officer in an international standards technical committee.
  • AEM Staff may appoint additional  members as required by the SPLC. (e.g. product category representation, industry projects, or specific standards work).
  • Only full-time employees of AEM member companies can serve on the SPLC.
  • Only members serving on the S&PL Council may vote on committee business.


  • The Safety and Product Leadership Council Meets four times per year.
  • Additional meetings may be held to focus on specific sector related prioritization.
  • The chair may also convene a conference call as needed in preparation for the in-person meetings or to address specific issues.
Group Leadership


Travis Tsunemori



Josh Nicklaus


AEM Staff Contact

Jason Malcore

Senior Director, Safety & Product Leadership