Slate Announced for 2017 TAPPI Board of Directors and Officers

TAPPI’S 2016 Nominating Committee has made the following selections for the TAPPI Board Slate.

Other Nominations:

Per TAPPI’s bylaws, the association's membership has until November 1 to submit other nominations to the President and CEO of TAPPI, Larry N. Montague. Such nominations must be signed by at least one percent of the voting members, and each voting member may sign for only one such nomination. Each such nomination must be accepted in writing by the nominee. The name of each such nominee so submitted, signed, and accepted shall be placed on the election ballot. The election ballot shall give voters the options of voting for or against the entire slate or for or against the individual candidate(s) for each position. 
Elections will begin Dec. 1, 2016, and conclude Jan. 15, 2017. Contact Mary Beth Cornell, +1 770-209-7210, with questions.
Retiring Officers as of March 2017:

Chris Luettgen
Renewable Bioproducts Institute
Georgia Tech
Chair (April 2015-March 2017)
Paul R. Durocher
Director, Coated Paper Development
Sappi North America
Vice Chair (April 2015-March 2017)
Retiring Directors as of March 2017:
Returning Directors: 

Richard M. Berry
CelluForce (2016-2018)

Medwick V. Byrd
NCSU - Paper Science and Engineering(2015—2017)

Anitra Collins
International Paper (2015—2017)

James R. Haeffele
SCA AMERICAS(2016-2018)

Marko Hakovirta
North Carolina State University(2015—2017)

Tony Lyons
Imerys Technology Center(2016-2018)

Larry N. Montague, TAPPI.