What brought you to CPSC?
As a former D.C. Police Detective, protecting citizens was my passion, and becoming a Compliance Officer at CPSC was a good fit to continue my career.
What do you like most about working in product safety?
Seeing the end results and ensuring that consumers are safe.
What inspires you in your professional career?
The ability to solve consumer problems and make a difference inspires me.
Who has inspired you the most throughout your life?
My parents and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on a combination of their teachings, I learned leadership, integrity, respect, and how to accept people as they are.
What are you looking forward to in your career at CPSC?
I look forward to the opportunity to be involved in consumer outreach and training.
For #BlackHistoryMonth we asked a volunteer group of African American staff what it means to work in product safety. Pamela Chisholm is a Compliance Officer.