Board Converting News, May 2, 2022

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Bob Landaal, Landaal Packaging Systems; and President Dennis Colley, along with Senior VP Rachel Kenyon. New or re-elected Board members approved by vote of all members include Greg Arvanigian, Arvco Container; Pete Durette, WestRock; Jack Fiterman, Liberty Diversified International; Lisa Hirsh, Accurate Box; Charles Malo, Cas- cades; and Kim Nelson, Royal Containers. Paper + Packaging Board Seeks Nominations For 2023 Seats The Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) is seeking nomi- nees for three open board seats in the following regions: two from the South for a three-year term and one from the rest of the U.S. for a one-year term. The board term begins on January 1, 2023. The ideal candidate is an experienced industry executive from the containerboard, kraft, paper- board or paper sectors whose company produces more than 100,000 short tons a year. Nominations started April 20, 2022, and will run through May 20, 2022. All nominations are submitted to USDA and the Secretary of Agriculture appoints new board members by the end of 2022. For more information or to receive a nomination form, contact Sarah Meiburg at (703) 935- 8862 or email or con- tact Steven Kauffman, USDA Marketing Specialist, at (863) 307-3286 or email

wastewater, food, air, bottled water, tap water, etc. The av- erage infant consumes more than 1.5 million microplastic particles per day. Another potential concern is around the ingestion of much-smaller nano plastics. Once in the gut, these extra tiny plastic particles can make their way into the bloodstream and be transported throughout the body. This Earth Day, I pledge to look at the types of packaging and products I purchase and make a conscious effort to pick recyclable, sustainable, and renewable packaging for the planet and for my family’s health. Chase Kammerer is the Technical Services Manager at FBA. If you have technical questions about the corrugated industry, reach him at FBA Announces New, Re-Elected Board Members At Spring Meeting The Fibre Box Association (FBA) Board of Directors elect- ed Doug Bosnik, President & Chief Executive Officer of BCI, Buckeye Corrugated Inc., as the Association’s 2022- 2023 Chairman during their Board of Directors Meeting held April 10, 2022, in Laguna Beach, California. Additional officer elections include First Vice Chairman Bryan Hollenbach, Green Bay Packaging Inc.; Second Vice Chairman Tim Bergwall, Greif; Immediate Past Chairman

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