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2018 TAPPI Board of Directors Includes Representatives from University of Maine, Greif, and Green Bay Packaging

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Press release from the issuing company

Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 13 – TAPPI is pleased to announce the official results of the elections for its 2018 Board of Directors. The Board of Directors determines the policies and has general charge of the affairs of the Association.

The Board consists of the Chair, Vice Chair, President and CEO, and nine Directors, as provided for under Article VII of the TAPPI Bylaws. The Bylaws provide for the appointment of a nominating committee to nominate three incoming Directors to serve three-year terms.

To fill these vacancies, a slate of three candidates was proposed by the Nominating Committee and elected by the membership:

  • Carrie Enos, University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation
  • Josh Reich, Greif
  • Matt Szymanski, Green Bay Packaging

The following directors and officers were elected in the past two years and will continue to serve on the Board in 2018:

  • Paul Durocher, Sappi North America, Chair
  • Pete Augustine, Fabio Perini, Vice Chair
  • Richard M. Berry, CelluForce
  • Fernando Bertolucci, Fibria Celulose S.A
  • James Cooper, Retired from Dow Chemical
  • Donald Haag, Packaging Corp. of America
  • James R. Haeffele, Essity
  • Anthony V. Lyons, Imerys Technology Center

The Nominating Committee members are:

  • Chris Luettgen, Renewable Bioproducts Institute, Georgia Tech (Chair)
  • Michael von Grumbkow, BTG
  • Gary Scott, SUNY
  • Sandy LeBarron, Finch Paper
  • Frank Sutman, Solenis
  • Pete Augustine, Fabio Perini
  • Larry Montague, TAPPI

Special thanks are extended to the following TAPPI Board members as they complete their terms in March 2018:

  • Medwick V. Byrd, NCSU - Paper Science and Engineering
  • Anitra Collins, Graphic Packaging International
  • Marko Hakovirta , NCSU

Please direct inquiries to Mary Beth Cornell at mcornell@tappi.org.


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