W. CONSHOHOCKEN, PA - Catherine (Kitty) H. Pilarz, Senior Director of Mattel/Fisher-Price Product Safety in East Aurora, NY, is 2011 Chairman of the Board of Directors of ASTM International. Chairman of the Board is the highest elected position in 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.

In her professional position, Pilarz is responsible for the safety policy of the Mattel and Fisher-Price product lines. Mattel/Fisher-Price designs, manufactures and markets toys and family products sold in more than 150 nations around the world.