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AF&PA Elects Board of Directors and Welcomes New Members

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced the election of its new 2022 Board of Directors. AF&PA also welcomed new company, associate and association members.

AF&PA Promotes Elizabeth VanDersarl, Lindsay Murphy and Terry Webber to Vice President Roles

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced the promotions of Elizabeth VanDersarl to Vice President for Strategy & Operations (formerly Interim Vice President for Government & Industry Affairs); Lindsay Murphy to Vice President of Strategic Communications (formerly…

AF&PA Names Eric Steiner as Vice President of Government Affairs

The American Forest & Paper Association announced Eric Steiner as its Vice President of Government Affairs.

AF&PA Statement of Principles for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

AF&PA is committed to positively impacting diversity, equity, and inclusion while also advancing the essential role the industry has in the local, regional and national economies. Read our DE&I Statement of Principles.

Paper and Wood Product Industry Supports Learning Opportunities for Employees

Paper products touch our lives daily. Whether it’s a tissue to blow your nose, the paper cup that holds your morning coffee or the box that delivers your online order to your front door, paper products manage to make their way into our routines.

Love for Paper and Essential Products at First Sight

Cecilia Colburn walked into Procter & Gamble’s Cape Girardeau mill over 17 years ago as an intern and knew that the paper industry was the industry for her. Simply put, it was love at first sight.

AF&PA Elects Michael Doss as New Board Chair, Announces Officers at Winter Board of Directors Meeting

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced the election of Graphic Packaging International, LLC, President and CEO Michael Doss as the new AF&PA Board Chair and released its 2021 slate of AF&PA Board Officers.

The Value of Civic Engagement According to International Paper's Dorian Wanzer

Our career paths can be inspired by many things. From an experience that sparks inspiration and curiosity to hearing a story that ignited a passion for helping others. Dorian Wanzer is a great example of how life experiences can shape career decisions and form a path that is inspirational for many…

AF&PA Congratulates President Biden and Vice President Harris

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement on the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris.

AF&PA Condemns U.S. Capitol Violence and Affront on Democracy

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in the aftermath of violent events that took place in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021.

AF&PA Comments on 2020 Presidential Election

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in response to major news organizations declaring the presidential election outcome.

On the Air: Heidi Brock Shares Leadership Lessons in Recent Podcast Appearances

Recently, President and CEO Heidi Brock shared her experience as an association executive on two podcasts that focus on nonprofit and association leadership topics. Listen in and hear what she has to say.