The BAHP Board of Directors provides strategic direction and helps deliver member value for the organization. It consists of representatives from our manufacturer and supplier members. Directors are elected for one-year terms.
Sarah Faye Pierce is the Director, North America Government Relations, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a global leader in personal care products, and is the 2021 Board Chair for the Center for Baby and Adult Hygiene Products. At Kimberly-Clark, Sarah’s responsibilities include advancing public policy impacting all of our brands, including Huggies® and UbyKotex®.
As a senior government relations professional in the public and private sectors, Sarah previously served as Director of Government Relations for the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers and Senior Vice President of Government Affairs on behalf of the U.S. Textile Industry, as well as AARP and the Society for Human Resource Management. She has also held a senior-level post in the United States Department of Labor. Sarah has a Master of Arts in Legislative Affairs from the George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Mankato State University.
Procter & Gamble
Megan Ekstrom serves as Senior Manager in the Global Government Relations and Public Policy division of Procter & Gamble. In this position, she advocates on behalf of P&G on key policy issues including safety, sustainability and access affecting the Baby & Feminine Care businesses for the company.
Before joining Procter & Gamble, Ms. Ekstrom served as the chief association advocate for a transportation-related organization. She played a primary role in promoting and expanding their government and regulatory affairs missions related to highway safety, automated vehicle technologies, and infrastructure.
Ms. Ekstrom has over a decade of experience in serving in various government affairs positions; leading the federal and state government affairs department for the International Fragrance Association and supporting an international public affairs and lobbying firm, where her divergent client list allowed her to consult on matters relating to chemicals and consumer products and international trade and transportation.
In addition to her work in the private sector, Ms. Ekstrom benefitted from service on Capitol Hill, incurring legislative experience in various capacities where she worked on trade, immigration, and other policy issues.
Ms. Ekstrom holds a bachelors degree in international affairs with a concentration in international trade and political science and from the George Washington University.