Board of Directors

The FLA Board of Directors serves as the organization’s policy-making body. It is comprised of 19 members, including an independent chair and equal representation by universities, civil society organizations, and companies.

Current board members are listed below with the date their term ends.

Chair

Michael H. Posner
June 2023

Company representatives

Selcuk Buyukozer
adidas
December 2023
        
Shari Gittleman
New Balance
December 2024      

Michael Levine
Under Armour
December 2022       

Wendy Savage
Patagonia
December 2024

Leslie Shull
Delta Galil
December 2022

Frank Vasquez
Hanesbrands Inc.
December 2023   

Yann Wyss (Observer)
Nestlé

CSO representatives

Nazma Akter
Sommilito Garments Sramik Federation
February 2025

Sally Greenberg
National Consumers League
February 2024

Gopinath Parakuni
Cividep India
February 2023

Nina Smith
GoodWeave
February 2027

Irit Tamir
Oxfam
February 2022

Karen Tramontano
Global Fairness Initiative
February 2023

University representatives

Ravi Anupindi
University of Michigan
May 2025 

Rachel Duffy
Syracuse University
May 2025        

Erika George
University of Utah
May 2024        

Tomi Gerhold
University of Notre Dame
May 2023         

Liz Kennedy
University of California, Los Angeles
May 2023

Craig Westermeier
University of Texas
May 2024           

FLA Counsel

J. Matthew Owens
Arnold & Porter, LLP

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