FTA, FFTA Announce 2022-2023 Board Updates

FTA has announced several updates to its Board of Directors and its Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Al Pulsinelli, Senior Process Engineer at Dart Container Corp and Shawn Oetjen, Technical Continuous Improvement Manager at AWT Labels & Packaging, have joined the Boards.

FQC executive committee chair Jean Engelke, having completed her two-year term as FFTA Board Chair, transitions into an advisory role as Immediate Past FFTA Board Chair. 

Laura Wright, CEO of CSW Inc, is the new FFTA Board Chair, after spending two years as FFTA Board Chair-Elect. 

And Bob Coomes, Graphics, Prepress and Print Quality Leader at Plastic Packaging Technologies LLC, has accepted the position of FFTA board chair-elect.

Rotating off the Boards are immediate past FTA Board chair Johnny Dye, Directory of Printing Technology at Accredo Packaging and FTA vice chair, Printers/Converters/CPCs Kim Madigan, Director of Corporate Color Management at Smyth Companies. Taking Madigan’s vice chair position is Dan Blackburn, Senior Engineer Global Packaging Graphics leader at Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Unchanged among the FTA Board of Directors and FFTA Board of Trustees are:

Doug Bartlett, Business Development Manager at All Printing Resources

FTA President Mark Cisternino

Jeff Dietz, President of Kolbus America/Hycorr (FTA Vice Chair, Suppliers)

Keith Nagle, Sales Manager at MPS North America (FTA/FFTA Treasurer)

Ron Premo, Pressroom and Prepress Manager at Printpack (FFTA Vice Chair, Solicitations)

Geoff Roznak, Principal at Further North LLC (FFTA Vice Chair, Project Evaluations)

Jennye Scott, VP Global Creative Services at Berry Global (FTA Board Chair)

Kristen Shields, President of Graymills Corp (FFTA Vice Chair, Scholarships)

Paul Teachout, Business Development Manager, narrow web at Anderson & Vreeland (FTA Board Chair-Elect)

Sean Teufler, Director of Product Support at Miraclon Corp (FTA Vice Chair, Education)

Dale Walbert, Prepress Manager at Inovar Packaging Group

Caption: Al Pulsinelli, Senior Process Engineer at Dart Container Corp and Shawn Oetjen, (left), and Technical Continuous Improvement Manager at AWT Labels & Packaging.


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