The SPC Executive Committee is an advisory group dedicated to the SPC and its mission
Executive Committee members serve by providing perspective and expertise on industry trends, acting as ambassadors for the SPC, and providing strategic guidance on issues related to the SPC including its goals and activities. The Executive Committee includes nine individuals elected from SPC member companies.
To ensure equitable representation of the supply chain on the Executive Committee, SPC policy requires a representation of:
- A minimum of two material manufacturers
- A minimum of two converters
- A minimum of two brand owners
Elected members serve three-year terms, and are limited to one term. Three elected positions open each year.
Interested in learning more about the SPC Executive Committee? Download the SPC Executive Committee overview document.
Nominations for the 2019 elections will open July 8th and run through September 6th. Nominees must be current SPC members and must be nominated by another SPC member. You can nominate yourself or your colleagues for the SPC Executive Committee.
Elections will be held September 30th through November 1st at 5:00 EST. News about the nominations and elections will be sent to SPC members via SPC member emails.
Members must be logged in to access the ‘Elections’ tab.
Current Executive Committee Members
SPC Executive Committee members serve as representatives for a group of member companies within the SPC. They serve as point of contacts in addition to the SPC staff and are happy to answer questions that you may have about the SPC, SPC events, and SPC projects and programs. To see who your representative is and to get in contact with them, check your Member Dashboard.
Nominate yourself or a fellow member for the SPC Executive Committee
Nominations for the 2019 election will be open through September 6th, 2019 at 5pm EST. SPC members can nominate themselves or another member of the SPC for the Executive Committee.
Elections will be held September 30th – November 1st at 5pm EST.
Download the SPC Executive Committee overview document for more information about the Executive Committee.
Christiane Waldron is the Business Development Director and the head of the newly formed Biopolymers Division at Kaneka Americas Holding,… Read more »
BioPBS Business Development
Katherine received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware in 2014. She has been… Read more »
Megan received her Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering degree focused on Biotechnology from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2015. After graduating,… Read more »
Dave served numerous executive level roles over his 15 years at Plastic Packaging Technologies (PPT), a vertically-integrated manufacturer of value-added… Read more »
I have more than 30 years of experience in the packaging industry and possess extensive product and process knowledge for… Read more »
Garry Kohl is PepsiCo’s Sr. Director of R&D accountable for Global Packaging Technology/Design & Environmental Sustainability across PepsiCo’s Snacks and… Read more »
Davies is responsible for the Performance Packaging Business at NatureWorks, a company formed with the mission of bringing to global… Read more »
I have been in the plastics and packaging markets for 30 years having worked at Eastman Chemical, Sealed Air and… Read more »
Sustainable Packaging Program Director
Nicole leads sustainable packaging and recovery initiatives for Coca-Cola North America. Joining the Coca-Cola system in 2012, she worked with… Read more »
Ashley has spent the last 13 years bringing sustainable packaging solutions to market with some of the world’s most prominent… Read more »
Gaurav Kale currently leads the packaging engineering function at Blue Apron with focus on design and sustainability. He has been… Read more »
I started as a Mechanical Engineer with GM in Germany developing underbodies for cars. My career in Packaging started in… Read more »
Carolyn Klindt is a Senior Packaging Engineer of Research & Innovation for Danone North America, a top 15 food and… Read more »
I have 31 years of experience in the areas of recycling and plastics recycling; from implementing a recycling collection program,… Read more »
Jake Hebert is the Americas Market Manager with Futamura, the global leader in cellophane films and manufacturers of NatureFlexTM compostable… Read more »
Carter has 30 years of experience working in the high-tech industry between Cray Research, Silicon Graphics, and Intel. The last… Read more »
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