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SGP Announces New Officers and Board Members

Theresa Vanna from Primex Plastics is the new chair of the organization.




The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP; Sayville, NY) has announced the elections of new officers and directors. Among them, Theresa Vanna of Primex Plastics Corp. (Richmond, IN) is the new chair of SGP and its 501(c)(3) affiliated SGP Foundation.

“It is exciting to welcome our new board members, who, with the entire board, will continue to create a valuable support network for those on the sustainability journey and those who have reached or are reaching the goal of certification,” said Vanna.

In addition to Vanna, the SGP officers are as follows:

  • Birdley James, Miller Zell, Chair-Elect
  • Marci Kinter, Secretary & Vice Chair Technical
  • Doreen Monteleone, Ph.D., D2 Advisory Group/FTA, Treasurer
  • Jonathan Graham, Past Chair
  • Will Mansfield, Eastman Kodak Co., Vice Chair Marketing
  • Calvin Lakhan, York University, Vice Chair Academic
  • George Fuchs, NAPIM, Vice Chair Technology
  • Jodi Sawyer, FLEXcon, Vice Chair Engagement

Seven new board members were also elected:

  • Julie Brannen, Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc.
  • Thomas Dahbura, Hub Labels, Inc.
  • Todd Ebersole, Forge Graphic Works
  • Michael Dillon, Meyers Printing
  • Mark Howard, Syracuse Label & Surround Printing
  • Gary Jones, PRINTING United Alliance
  • Kristine Peterson, 3M

“We are honored to be able to add them to our already stellar board as we work to accelerate our progress in helping members comply with the growing number of producer-responsibility legislative actions around the globe,” said Vanna.

Returning SGP board members include the following:

  • Frank Bailey, Smyth Companies
  • Rosalyn Bandy, TLMI
  • Sean Carr, H& H Global
  • Ben Covert, Piedmont Plastics
  • Suzanna Eversole, REI
  • George Gilsan, Appalachian State University
  • Nicole Papadakis, Laird Plastics
  • Bryan Rose, Cooley Group
  • Kristin Spanier, Shawmut Communications Group

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Chase Martin is an editorial intern with Big Picture. He is a senior at the University of Cincinnati, and has a better time writing when his cat, Julius, isn’t blocking his computer screen.



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