Joseph M McGuire is President and Chief Executive of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, the national trade Association of the home appliance industry in the United States of America and Canada. Its members include manufacturers from the vast majority of home appliances sold in the two countries and firms that supply and service these manufacturers. AHAM is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in Sacramento, CA and Ottowa, ON. Mr McGuire has significant experience in energy, environmental and product safety policy issues. Prior to AHAM, he was Director, Legislative Affairs for AlliedSignal Inc (now Honeywell Int) and represented the air-conditioning, refrigeration and home building industries. Mr McGuire has also worked for the United States Department of Energy and its predecessor agency, the Energy Research and Development Administration.