Board of Directors 

   

Paul R. Durocher

Chair

Paul R. Durocher 
Sappi North America

Serves as chief elected officer, representing the entire membership in carrying out the professional and business activities of the Association. Exercises personal leadership in the motivation of board members, division, committee, and section officers, staff, and the membership to act in the best interests of the Association. Guides the development and implementation of long-range plans and short-term goals and objectives for the organization. Acts as a spokesman and takes an important part in monitoring and evaluating organizational performance and effectiveness. Works in partnership with the President as chief operating officer as necessary. 


Peter Augustine

Vice Chair

Peter Augustine 
Fabio Perini North America

Reports to the Chair. In the absence or inability of the Chair to serve, functions as the chief elected officer. Performs other duties and responsibilities prescribed in the Association’s bylaws and other authorized policies.


Paul R. Durocher

President & CEO

Larry Montague 
TAPPI

Reports to the Chair. Serves as the Associations Chief Executive Officer. Consistent with board approved policies, plans, organizes, and coordinates the activities of the Association to ensure that authorized operational objectives designed to meet member needs are attained. Recommends operational and program policies designed to provide economical and productive performance, forward-looking programming, and constructive growth of the Association. Maintains effective internal staff relationships and external contact. Has overall responsibility for headquarters staff operations. Learn More.


Richard Berry

Richard M. Berry 
CelluForce

2016-2018

Medwick Byrd

Fernando Bertolucci 
Fibria Celulose S.A

2017-2019

Anitra Collins

Medwick V. Byrd
North Carolina State University

2015-2017

Anitra Collins

Anitra Collins
International Paper

2015-2017

Anitra Collins

James Cooper
2017-2019

Jim Haeffele

Donald Haag
Packaging Corp. of America

2017-2019

Jim Haeffele

James R. Haeffele
SCA Americas

2016-2018

Christopher A. Krumm

Marko Hakovirta 
North Carolina State University

2015–2017

Tony Lyons

Anthony V. Lyons 
Imerys

2016-2018