Division Officers

TAPPI Division Officers

For more information or to get involved in any of our Divisions, Committees or Local Sections please contact the division officers below or our Member Connection Center

Coating and Graphic Arts 

Division Chair:  Greg Welsch, Trinseo

gwwelsch@trinseo.org or (989) 495-4804

Division Vice Chair: Brian Einsla, Dow Chemical Company              

beinsla@dow.com or (610) 244-6479

Corrugated Packaging

Division Chair: Ed Stucynski, Menasha Packaging 

ed.stuczynski@menasha.com or (920) 751-2125

Division Vice Chair: John Semenske, BW Papersystems


Division Chair: Danny S. Tandra, Clyde Industries Inc.

danny.tandra@us.cbpg.com or (770) 557-3612

Division Vice Chair:  Matthew Tunnicliffe, FPInnovations

International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion

Division Chair: Rory Wolf, ITW Pillar Technologies

rwolf@pillartech.com or (262) 912-7212

Vice Chair: Scott Weber



Division Chair: Dr. Heli Kangas, Valmet

heli.kangas@valmet.com or  +35 (840) 035-7233

Division Vice Chair: Dr. Johan Foster, University of British Columbia



Division Chair: Srihari Ramkumar, Texas Tech University

s.ramkumar@ttu.edu or (806) 885-4567

Division Vice Chair: Brian George, Thomas Jefferson University 

brian.george@jefferson.edu or (215) 951-2782

Paper and Board

Division Chair: Dale Midyette, Jacobs

dale.midyette@jacobs.com or (864) 676-5715

Division Vice Chair: Scott Rosencrance, Kemira

scott.rosencrance@kemira.com or (678) 978-2795

PIMA Management 

Division Chair: Kurt Mehlberg, Domtar

kurt.mehlberg@domtar.com or (715) 241-6534

Division Affiliate Chair: Robert White, Pulmac Systems International

Process and Product Quality 

Division Chair: Walter Rantanen, SGS Integrated Paper Services, Inc.

Walter.Rantanen@sgs.com or (920) 749-3040 x127

Division Vice Chair: 

Process Control

Division Chair: David Worzalla, International Paper

david.worzalla@ipaper.com or (843) 545-2453

Division Vice Chair: Brian Mock, Event Capture Systems

brian.mock@ecsuptime.com or (919) 349-9001

Pulp Manufacturing 

Division Chair: Tom Mullen, Process Innovations                                            

Division Vice Chair: Mathias Lindstrom, International Paper

mathias.lindstrom@ipaper.com or (523) 833-1496


Division Co-Chair: Andy Chorney, Essity

andy.chorney@essity.com or (256) 710-6927

Division Co-Chair: Tim Patterson, Solenis

tfpatterson@solenis.com or (302) 440-1141

Women in Industry  

Division Chair: Maja Mejsner, Valmet

maja.mejsner@pmpgroup.com or (860) 677-6887

1st Vice Chair: Sarah Loner, Solenis, LLC


Young Professionals

Division Chair: Brennan Augst, Voith Paper


Division Vice Chair: Lena Sharesky, Packaging Corporation of Americ


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