Board Converting News, January 18, 2021

IoPP Announces Members Of 2021 Board Of Directors


The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) has an- nounced the new members of its Board of Directors for the period of January 2021 through December 2021. The newly elected members of the Board of Directors as of Jan. 1, 2021 are: • Camille Chism, CPPL, Fellow, Owner, Indigo Packaging & Consulting, LLC • Brian Stepowany, CPPL, Fellow, Senior Manager, Pack- aging Research & Development, B&G Foods “If the past year has taught us anything, it is that we all must be able to change and adapt,” says Jane Chase, Executive Director, IoPP. “IoPP was and continues to be uniquely positioned to support our membership during the COVID-19 crisis by providing resources for virtual network- ing and educational opportunities. I am looking forward to watching IoPP continue to pivot and grow under this new Board of Directors slate.” The newly-elected members will be joining the follow- ing returning members of the IoPP Board of Directors: • Jennifer Benolken, CPPL, MDM & Regulatory Special- ist, Packaging Engineering, Tyvek, Medical Packaging, DuPont Protection Solutions • Sara Michals, CPPL, Manager, Packaging and Merchan- dising, Corelle Brands LLC • Rebecca Oesterle, CPPL, Fellow; Chair, IoPP Board of Directors • Michael Okoroafor, Ph.D., Vice President, Global Sus- tainability & Packaging Innovation, McCormick & Com- pany, Inc.; Treasurer, IoPP Board of Directors • William Rice, Principal, Packaging Technology, SC Johnson & Son, Inc.; VP, Education and Certification, IoPP Board of Directors • Tom Seymour, Sales Account Manager, Hammer Pack- aging; Vice Chair, IoPP Board of Directors • Toby Wingfield, Global R&D Packaging Director, Pepsi- Co – Global Gatorade; VP, Membership, IoPP Board of Directors In addition to welcoming this new Board of Directors slate for 2021, IoPP would like to thank two outgoing Board members: Sue Evans, Senior Technical Manager, Packag- ing, US Foods, Inc., and Wynn Wiksell, Director, R&D and Innovation, J.M. Smucker. Evans served on the IoPP Board for two years and Wiksell served for four years. (IoPP) is a leading individual membership organization serving the educational needs of the packaging communi- ty. It is committed to providing continuing educational pro- grams of interest and value to all packaging professionals. These programs cover all packaging-related areas of busi- ness and technology, as well as fundamental principles. The organization, its activities and operations support the development of the best possible packaging programs and events. Visit for more information.

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