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Thank You for Casting Your Votes for the 2022 Executive Committee Election!

The election period for the 2022 Executive Committee has ended and winners will be announced here and in your inbox later in December.

Download the SPC Executive Committee overview document for more information about the Executive Committee.

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.

Gaurav Kale

Blue Apron

Jessica Marshall

McDonald's

Holli Alexander

Eastman

Myra Foster

Sealed Air

Rebecca Casey

TC Transcontinental Packaging

Garry Kohl

PepsiCo

Sandeep Kulkarni

KoolEarth Solutions, Inc.

Melissa Craig

Unilever

Ashley Leidolf

Dow Packaging & Plastics

Carolyn Klindt

Anthesis Group

Dr. Matthew Realff

Georgia Tech

SPC Executive Committee Nominations

Nominations for the 2022 election will open on September 1st at 9 am EST. SPC members can nominate themselves or someone else for the SPC Executive Committee.

Elections will be held Monday, October 31st through Friday, November 18th at 5 pm EST.

Download the SPC Executive Committee overview document for more information about the Executive Committee.


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Elections

Christiane Waldron
Christiane Waldron
Business Development Director
Kaneka

Bio Why do you want to serve on the Executive Committee? I have been part of SPC for 3 years… Read more »

Brandi Parker
Brandi Parker
Head of Sustainability
Pearlfisher

Bio Brandi Parker started one of the first Sustainability roles on the brand design agency side. Sustainability has been a… Read more »

Jay Tapp
Jay Tapp
President & COO
Smart Plastic Technologies

Bio Jay Tapp is an impactful business leader, sustainability advocate and international entrepreneur with a consistent record of building successful… Read more »

Hayley Thompson
Hayley Thompson
Business Development Manager
Bellwyck Inc.

Bio A graduate of Humber’s Package and Graphic Design program, with a career that spans both Brand and Converter roles,… Read more »

Ranga Soundararajan
Ranga Soundararajan
Technical Director
ISOFlex Packaging

Bio Dr. Ranga Soundararajan has worked in the Plastics Industry for 25+ years. He has extensive experience in polymers, additives,… Read more »

Rose Shulman
Rose Shulman
Sustainable Packaging Manager
the LEGO Group

Bio Rose Shulman is a Sustainable Packaging Manager at the LEGO Group. There she works in a strategic function, helping… Read more »

Jason Pelz
Jason Pelz
VP of Sustainability, U.S., Canada, Central America and Caribbean
Tetra Pak

Bio Jason Pelz is Vice President of Sustainability for Tetra Pak in the United States, Canada, Central America and the… Read more »

Patrick Owens
Patrick Owens
VP Sustainability
Eco-Chain Solutions

Bio With thirty-five years of industry experience, Patrick has held Sustainability and ESG roles at a variety of organizations including… Read more »

Jeremy Mowery
Jeremy Mowery
Head of Brand Owner Collaboration
Siegwerk

Bio Jeremy started his career with WestRock leading packaging design/R&D supporting the global business and all BU’s with focus on… Read more »

Alan McDowall
Alan McDowall
Business Development Manager
Bostik

Bio Alan currently serves as Business Development Manager for Bostik’s North American FlexPack team. As an industry leader in coatings… Read more »

Allison Lin
Allison Lin
Global VP Packaging Sustainability
Mars, Inc.

Bio Allison Lin is the Global VP of Packaging Sustainability at Mars, Inc., where she leads the cross-segment strategy to… Read more »

Caroline James
Caroline James
Director of Sustainability
Atlantic Packaging

Bio Caroline James is the Director of Sustainability at Atlantic Packaging. In her role, she helps myriad customers reassess their… Read more »

Douglas Frost
Douglas Frost
Product Manager Packaging
Aplix Inc

Bio Doug has spent his 30 year plus career in the flexible packaging industry, either as a manufacturer/supplier or as… Read more »

Justin Danko
Justin Danko
CEO
Puro Bioplastics

Bio Justin is the CEO of Puro Bioplastics whose mission is to introduce carbon negative, biorenewable, biowaste materials to the… Read more »

Wes Carter
Wes Carter
President
Atlantic Packaging

Bio Wes Carter is the third generation leader of Atlantic Packaging. The company origin traces back to his grandfather, W.… Read more »

Ludovic Capt
Ludovic Capt
VP of Innovation & Sustainability
Balcan Innovations

Bio Ludovic Capt is Vice-President of Innovation and Sustainability at Balcan Innovations, driving companies’ initiatives in R&D, product development, and… Read more »

Nicole Camilleri
Nicole Camilleri
Packaging Sustainability Manager
Nestle USA

Bio Nicole Camilleri is Nestlé USA’s Packaging Sustainability Manager. Her role is develop business strategies to support Nestlé’s vision that… Read more »

Lara Botta
Lara Botta
Vice President
BOTTA EcoPackaging

Bio Lara Botta is an entrepreneur, born in Milan, with a fully international background. An international work experience within a… Read more »

Joseph Kochanski
Joseph Kochanski
Director, Sales & Marketing, Natural Resources
SCS Global Services

Bio Joseph Kochanski is a sustainability professional with more than 11 years’ experience working in social and environmental certification programs… Read more »

Steven D. Smith
Steven D. Smith
Vice President, COO
Allied Packaging Corporation

Bio Mr. Smith’s more than 30 years’ senior ownership and management experience began in 1978 when, at age 24, he… Read more »

George D’Urso
George D’Urso
Director, Fiber Sustainability
WestRock

Bio George D’Urso is the Director of Fiber Sustainability, and he is responsible for managing WestRock’s fiber certification efforts globally.… Read more »

David Brabham
David Brabham
Sustainability Strategy Director
Georgia-Pacific, LLC

Bio David is one of those fortunate individuals who turns a passion into a successful career. The path to his… Read more »

Jay Crespo
Jay Crespo
Staff Packaging Engineer - Sustainability
Amazon

Bio Jay is currently a Staff Packaging Engineer within the Device Packaging Experience organization at Amazon Lab126 where he advocates… Read more »

Anh Marella
Anh Marella
Marketing Director, Film Product Line Team
Avery Dennison Corporation

Bio Anh is currently the Films Product Line Director for the Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials business. Her team… Read more »

Dan Collins
Dan Collins
Vice President of Sustainability and Technology
C-P Flexible Packaging

Bio Dan Collins has over 30 years of hands-on experience in the packaging industry with a forte of providing technical… Read more »

Stewart Whitmire
Stewart Whitmire
Vice President
Atlantic Packaging

Bio Stewart Whitmire is the Senior Vice President at Atlantic Packaging responsible for leading R&D and innovation around sustainable packaging.… Read more »

Michelle Moskowitz
Michelle Moskowitz
Government Relations Advisor
Cruz Foam

Bio Michelle Moskowitz has 25 years of experience in government relations, public policy, advocacy, and project management. Her career as… Read more »

Kurt Wagaman
Kurt Wagaman
COO
NatureStar Global, LLC

Bio As an inquisitive only child growing up on a farm in central Iowa, I found early comfort in nature,… Read more »

Douglas Horne
Douglas Horne
CEO & Founder
Evanesce Packaging Solutions Inc.

Bio Douglas Horne is the Founder and CEO of Evanesce Packaging Solutions Inc. A serial entrepreneur with business acumen in… Read more »

Scott Byrne
Scott Byrne
Assistant Director, Global Sustainability
Sonoco

Bio Scott Byrne serves as the Assistant Director of Global Sustainability at Sonoco, a global packaging solutions leader, committed to… Read more »

Ying Liu
Ying Liu
Founder & CEO
Blue Lake Packaging, Inc.

Bio Ying Liu is the founder and CEO of Blue Lake Packaging, a fiber-based packaging startup aiming to bring innovations… Read more »

Jimmy Shah
Jimmy Shah
Sr. R&D Engineer
ICPG

Bio Jimmy Shah is a Sr. R&D Engineer at ICPG and Impact group. He began his career with Impact Plastics… Read more »

Michael Browne
Michael Browne
Paperboard Manager
Sappi

Bio Michael has Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Maine and over a decade of… Read more »

Joel Faaborg
Joel Faaborg
Director of Package Development Beauty Care North America
Henkel Corporation

Bio Joel leads packaging strategic direction for retail, professional, and eCommerce beauty care business units for North America. Seen as… Read more »

Nuha Siddiqui
Nuha Siddiqui
CEO & Co-Founder
Erthos Inc.

Bio Nuha is the CEO & co-founder of erthos, a start-up striving to make plant-powered plastics the new normal. She… Read more »

Robert Keller
Robert Keller
Director of Marketing and Product Management
Comar

Bio Robert Keller is director, marketing and product management at Comar. In this role, he leads all aspects of marketing,… Read more »

Thomas Philipon
Thomas Philipon
Chief Executive Officer
Total Corbion PLA

Bio Thomas is the CEO of Total Corbion PLA bv that manufactures and sells Poly Lactic Acid, one of the… Read more »

Krzysztof Krajewski
Krzysztof Krajewski
Packaging Sustainability Director (R&D)
Reckitt

Bio Krzysztof Krajewski started his professional career in packaging twenty years ago in Poland. However, since he was born into… Read more »

Sumita Ranganathan
Sumita Ranganathan
Senior Technical Manager - Sustainability
Inteplast Engineered Films

Bio Dr. Sumita Ranganathan has worked in the Plastics industry for 25+ years. She has extensive experience in film processing… Read more »

Brad Rodgers
Brad Rodgers
V.P. Technonlogy
Danimer Scientific

Bio Brad Rodgers is a veteran of the plastics and packaging industry, who has dedicated over 30 years to improving… Read more »

Lynn Dyer
Lynn Dyer
Chief Sustainability & Public Affairs Officer
Pactiv Evergreen

Bio Lynn Dyer is Chief Sustainability and Public Affairs Officer at Pactiv Evergreen, a leading manufacturer of fresh food and… Read more »

Dr. Andrew Hurley
Dr. Andrew Hurley
Associate Professor, Director of Entrepreneurship
Clemson University

Bio “Packaging is Awesome!” is one of Dr. Andrew Hurley’s favorite sayings, and he continually strives to share his passion… Read more »

Tyler Matusevich
Tyler Matusevich
Director, Sustainability
Brook + Whittle

Bio Tyler received his B.S. in Packaging Science and a M.S. in Natural Resources from Virginia Tech in 2013 and… Read more »

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