Carol Cave, Ex-Officio Board Member

Carol Cave, has been the Deputy Director for the Office of Compliance and Field Operations since October 2015.  She works with other federal government agencies to identify unique approaches and solutions to find and identify potentially defective consumer products. Prior to her current position, she was the Assistant Executive Director for the Office of Import Surveillance where she was actively involved in developing the agency’s Risk Assessment Methodology for Imported Products.  Ms. Cave has an extensive career with the CPSC having served as the Director of Field Investigations, and having served as part of the Office of Compliance’s Special Investigations Unit, which identifies hazards not previously reported to the CPSC and solves technically complex product investigations.  She has received numerous awards and honors, including the World Customs Organization Award for the Importer Self Assessment Product Safety Pilot Program. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland.

Deputy Director, Office of Compliance and Field Operations,
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Phone: 301-504-7677
Email: ccave@cpsc.gov
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