Board of Directors
James R. Haeffele
Serves as chief elected officer, representing the entire membership in carrying out the professional and business activities of the Association. Exercises personal leadership in the motivation of board members, division, committee, and section officers, staff, and the membership to act in the best interests of the Association. Guides the development and implementation of long-range plans and short-term goals and objectives for the organization. Acts as a spokesman and takes an important part in monitoring and evaluating organizational performance and effectiveness. Works in partnership with the President as chief operating officer as necessary.
Reports to the Chair. In the absence or inability of the Chair to serve, functions as the chief elected officer. Performs other duties and responsibilities prescribed in the Association’s bylaws and other authorized policies.
President & CEO
Reports to the Chair. Serves as the Associations Chief Executive Officer. Consistent with board approved policies, plans, organizes, and coordinates the activities of the Association to ensure that authorized operational objectives designed to meet member needs are attained. Recommends operational and program policies designed to provide economical and productive performance, forward-looking programming, and constructive growth of the Association. Maintains effective internal staff relationships and external contact. Has overall responsibility for headquarters staff operations.
Karyn L. BiascaUniversity of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Suzanne BlanchetS.L.B. Inc.
Garnet BremnerNalco Water an Ecolab Company
David BuchananVoith Paper North America
Peter W. HartWestRock
Andrew JonesInternational Paper
ITW Pillars Technology