2023 IoPP Board of Directors

The 2023 IoPP Board of Directors was elected by a vote of the general membership and confirmed by a unanimous vote of the Board. Their terms begin January 2023.

The IoPP Board of Directors shall have supervision, control and direction of the affairs of the Institute; shall determine its policies or changes thereof within the limits of these Bylaws; shall actively pursue its purposes; and shall have discretion in the disbursement of its funds. It may adopt such rules and regulations for the conduct of its business as shall be deemed advisable and may, in the execution of the powers granted, appoint such agents as it may consider necessary.


Tom Seymour, CPP
Bison Bag

Vice Chair


Vice President of Education

William A. Singleton III
Mars Wrigley

Vice President of Membership

Nicole Kandoth
General Mills

Technical Committee Liaison

Jennifer Benolken, CPPL
DuPont Protection Solutions

Board Member

Eric Henderson

Board Member

Brian Stepowany, CPPL, Fellow
B&G Foods, Inc.

Board Member

Matthew Swenson

IoPP Executive Director

Jane Chase, CPPL, Fellow
Non-voting member

IoPP General Manager

Sarah Washburn
Non-voting member




IoPP Mentor Match

Connect with IoPP members for one-on-one IoPP focused mentorship!

For more details, visit our  FAQs or Mentor Match Community.


Training Opportunities in 2023

Fund of Packaging Technology
Apr 24-28 & May 15-19
Sep 18-22 & Oct 9-13
Packaging Machinery: Basics
Oct 2-4
e-Learning available 24/7


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