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Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Advisory Council
In support of its strategic objectives to improve safety outcomes and recognizing the need for strategic oversight and management of safety regulations and issues, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) actively solicits the advice and input of the key stakeholders from the Upholstered and Stuffed Articles industry through an advisory council.
The purpose of the Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Advisory Council is to provide a forum through which TSSA can consult with industry relative to its safety strategies, and receive valuable input and advice to help guide TSSA's decision making and operations.
Terms of Reference
TSSA's Industry Advisory Council members have all agreed to be guided by the Terms of Reference. Please click on the link below.
Industry Advisory Council Terms of Reference
Members of the Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Advisory Council are reflective of the stakeholders in this industry. Membership is reviewed on an annual basis to ensure the ongoing effectiveness of the Council.
Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Advisory Council Membership List
Next Meeting Date
January 19, 2017
Dara Vorkapic is TSSA's Point Person for the Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Advisory Council, and is the primary contact responsible for delivering on TSSA's commitments with respect to Advisory Council activities.
Dara Vorkapic can be contacted at
Tel: 416 734-3460
Consuelo Esquivel supports the Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Advisory Council through preparation of agendas, meeting minutes and maintenance of the Council records.
Consuelo can be contacted at:
Tel: (416) 734-3413
Past MeetingsJanuary 20, 2016January 21, 2015January 22, 2014
Council minutes will be posted after approved by all council at the next meeting date (noted above). To view the council’s current approved minutes, please click on the link below.
June 5, 2013
January 30, 2013
July 5, 2012
February 8, 2012
July 6, 2011May 25, 2016