The affairs of the Association are directed by an Executive Committee consisting of the President of the Association, the Vice-President, and six other members, all of whom are elected by the voting members of the Association.
The Executive Committee is the governing body the Association and will operate within the constitution, by-laws, regulations, laws, and other applicable policies to conduct the affairs of the association. Positions and duties of the executive committee are defined in the Associations rules and bylaws.
The Appita Executive Committee comprises members from the corporate sector of the Australian and New Zealand pulp, paper and packaging industry.
Executive Committee Members
President Terry McDonald
National Quality Manager,
Visy Paper Australia
Vice President -David Vercoe
Technical Manager at Australian Paper, Maryvale Mill in Morwell Victoria.
Immediate Past President - Stephen Parkinson
Projects & Innovation Manager, ABBE
Dr Warren Batchelor
Associate Professor, Bioresource Processing Research Institute of Australia (BioPRIA), Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University.
Ms. Lauren Beckett
Environment Manager, Opal Australian Paper, Australia
Industry Consultant & Advisor
Customer Service Manager - Pulp, Oji Fibre Solutions
Pulp & Paper Process Specialist,
Norske Skog Albury, NSW
Ms. Kelly Thompsell
Continuous Improvement Leader, Kimberly-Clark Australia
Technical Account Manager, Manildra Group