Full Name
Chelsea Murtha
Job Title
Director of Sustainability
American Apparel & Footwear Association
Speaker Bio
Chelsea Murtha serves as the association’s advocate and spokesperson on matters of sustainability and product safety. She engages with Congress, the Executive Branch, independent agencies, as well as state and local legislatures and agencies and foreign governments on sustainability, product safety, and chemical management issues important to the industry. Chelsea is also the staff liaison to AAFA’s Environmental Committee and Product Safety Council.

Chelsea joined AAFA from government affairs firm Sorini Samet and Associates, where she led advocacy efforts for clients, including several trade associations and apparel and footwear importers, on policy developments related to environmental, social, and governance issues in global supply chains. She has also worked for the U.S. Fashion Industry Association and international trade policy consultancy The Stern Group. Chelsea holds a Master of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts from the George Washington University.
Chelsea Murtha