AF&PA Elects Board of Directors and Welcomes New Members

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Board members will begin their new terms January 2024

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced the election of its new 2024 Board of Directors members:

  • Kevin Hayward, Ox Industries 
  • Kevin Kuznicki, Billerud Americas Corporation
  • Steve Henry, Domtar, Resolute Forest Products, Paper Excellence  
  • Tamera Fenske, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

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They join 4 returning board members:

  • Arsen Kitch, Clearwater Paper Corporation 
  • Christian Fischer, Georgia-Pacific LLC 
  • Howard Coker, Sonoco Products Company 
  • Ole Rosgaard, Greif, Inc. 

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These members were elected during AF&PA’s Presidents Forum on November 9, 2023. They will serve 3-year terms, beginning on January 1, 2024. 
“The AF&PA Board of Directors embodies true excellence in leadership, demonstrating our industry's best talent,” said Heidi Brock, AF&PA President and CEO. “Each AF&PA member strengthens our industry voice, energizing our advocacy efforts overall." 

In addition to announcing these newly elected directors, AF&PA also welcomed new company and associate members in 2023: 
Company Members: 

  • BiOrigin Specialty Products  
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation 

Associate Members: 

  • Dixie Pulp & Paper, Inc. 
  • Paper Sales USA, Inc. (Mondi Paper Sales GmbH) 
  • Roosevelt Paper Company 
  • Streco Fibres, Inc. 

To see the current directory of AF&PA members visit:

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) serves to advance U.S. paper and wood products manufacturers through fact-based public policy and marketplace advocacy. The forest products industry is circular by nature. AF&PA member companies make essential products from renewable and recyclable resources, generate renewable bioenergy and are committed to continuous improvement through the industry’s sustainability initiative —Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future. The forest products industry accounts for approximately 5% of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures about $350 billion in products annually and employs about 925,000 people. The industry meets a payroll of about $65 billion annually and is among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in 43 states. Visit AF&PA online at or follow us on Twitter @ForestandPaper.

Source: AF&PA