FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 6, 2023
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POOL & HOT TUB ALLIANCE ISSUES CALL FOR STANDARDS CONSENSUS COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION
(Alexandria, Va.) — The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), the trade association representing the swimming pool, hot tub, and spa industry, is issuing a call for participation on the Standards Consensus Committee (SCC), PHTA’s official consensus voting body. The SCC is responsible for reviewing and voting on all pool, spa, and hot tub standards to be approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
Members of PHTA’s SCC are classified into one of four interest categories: Producer, User-Government, User-Consumer, or General Interest. Participants in PHTA’s standards development process include subject matter experts, such as public health officials, architects, engineers, code officials, consultants, product manufacturers, representatives from other organizations, and individuals with expertise or interest in advancing the pool and hot tub industry.
There are openings available in all categories. To be considered for a position on the SCC, applicants must submit a completed SCC Application Form by November 14, 2023, and adhere to PHTA’s Procedures for American National Standards, Antitrust Policy, Conflict of Interest Policy, and Volunteer Code of Conduct.
About the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), a non-profit organization with 3,800 members from around the world, was established in 1956 to support, promote, and protect the common interests of the $62B pool, hot tub, and spa industry. PHTA provides education, advocacy, standards development, research, and market growth initiatives to increase our members’ professionalism, knowledge, and profitability. Additionally, PHTA promotes the use of pools by expanding swimming, water safety, and related research and outreach activities aimed at introducing more people to swimming, making swimming environments safer, and keeping pools open to serve communities. For more information, visit www.phta.org.