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Spotlight participants are recommended by fellow members and staff.  If you would like to nominate a member, send their name to MemberSpotlight@tappi.org.  We will forward a Spotlight Questionnaire to fill out and return.  


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Spotlight: Danny Haynes

October 1, 2016

For more than 100 years, TAPPI membership has included the best and brightest in the pulp, paper, packaging and converting industry.


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SPOTLIGHT: Paula Hajakian

June 1, 2016

Tapping into the many powerful resources TAPPI offers is really second nature to member Paula Hajakian.


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SPOTLIGHT: Marshelle Slayton

Jan 01, 2016

Surrounded by engineers growing up, Marshelle Slayton said she knew from the start that’s what she wanted for her career.


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SPOTLIGHT: Charles Bohanan

July 1, 2016

Spending 40 years with the same organization is pretty rare these days. In fact, it’s probably as inconceivable as applying for a job through a classified ad.


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SPOTLIGHT: Michele “Micki” Meggison

Apr 01, 2015

Michele “Micki” Meggison’s career has been as unique as how she earned her nickname nearly forty years ago.


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SPOTLIGHT: Gopal Goyal

February 1, 2013

TAPPI member Gopal Goyal has spent more than two decades researching, developing and implementing new pulp and paper technologies that have advanced industry science, including in the leading edge fields of nanotechnology and biorefinery.



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SPOTLIGHT: Scott Pantaleo

May 1, 2011

If there is one thing member Scott Pantaleo knows about the benefits of joining TAPPI, it’s the value of education and information exchange.


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Pamela Cowan Spotlight

Pamela Cowan Professional Member Williston, VT


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Spotlight: Ingrid Rodriguez

Sep 01, 2016

September 1, 2016 

A late night comedian once said, “You can’t be both young and wise.” Obviously, he’d never met TAPPI Young Professional Ingrid Rodriguez.


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Spotlight: Mike Farrell

May 01, 2015

One of the first things that Mike Farrell did after graduating in 1988 with a degree in paper engineering technology from Sault College in Ontario, Canada, was to join TAPPI.


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SPOTLIGHT: Stephanie Boyce, Ph.D.

Dec 01, 2015

There is no product or industry like ours!
So declares Stephanie Petrina Boyce, Ph.D. research scientist for Georgia-Pacific (GP), TAPPI member only since 2013.


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SPOTLIGHT: Larry Anker

Jun 01, 2015

Olympic wrestling gold medalist Dan Gable once said, “Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy.”



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SPOTLIGHT: Rosy Covarrubias

March 1, 2016

She has been with Buckman since 1997, joining the company as a Senior Development Specialist. 


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SPOTLIGHT: Ying Xue

November 1, 2012

For more than 100 years, being part of the TAPPI community has meant members have the opportunity to easily connect with others from around the world. That international support is still going strong. Take Young Professional Ying Xue, for instance.



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SPOTLIGHT: Kerry Figiel

February 1, 2011

As a Senior Staff Engineer with International Paper (IP), TAPPI member Kerry Figiel operates as a Corporate Champion for Quality Control Systems.


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Josh Reich spotlight

November 1, 2016

“This was not the career path I originally thought I’d be on,” says TAPPI member Josh Reich. “But I’m glad I am now.”



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Spotlight: Michael Segal

Spotlight: Mike Segal

“Hone your expertise” is not just a slogan at TAPPI, it’s reality. Just ask member Michael Segal.


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SPOTLIGHT: Greg Bunker

March 1, 2016

A 20-plus year veteran with Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Greg Bunker turned to TAPPI membership nearly 10 years ago. Why? His immediate answer is simple: networking.


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SPOTLIGHT: Yishai Amir

Oct 02, 2015

Yishai is currently Vice President and General Manager for the Americas Graphics Solutions Business at Hewlett Packard (HP). 


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SPOTLIGHT: Laszlo Horvath

May 01, 2015

He grew up in his father’s small furniture manufacturing company in Kiskoros, Hungary, helping to create high-end custom pieces. 


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SPOTLIGHT: Prakash Malla

September 1, 2014

When asked to relay a unique fact about ourselves, how many can lay claim to having been born and raised on a mountainside in Nepal?


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SPOTLIGHT: Jay Kaplan

September 1, 2012

As the Manager for Learning and Organizational Development for Corrugated Packaging, RockTenn’s (now WestRock) Jay Kaplan knows a thing or two about how to maximize leadership opportunities in box plants and paper mills.



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SPOTLIGHT: Andrew (Andy) Jones, Ph.D.

Andrew "Andy" Jones, Ph.D. has been a TAPPI member since 1986 and during that time has used the technical information acquired and the contacts he's made to help augment a very successful career.


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Paper Technology Foundation at Western Michigan University