Board of Directors and Committees

Officers and Directors

Headshot of Tony SwederskyPresident
Tony Swedersky, E-Pak Machinery, Inc., Change Parts, Oden
Headshot of Stephen-EstokVice President
Stephen Estok, Graham Packaging Co.
Headshot of iris-thomasSecretary/Treasurer
IRIS THOMAS, CDF Corporation
Headshot of HENRY-WOLFEAssistant Treasurer
Headshot of Sam MerendaImmediate Past President
KEVIN WHITEHEAD, Graham Packaging Co.

Headshot of TOM BISHOPDirector
TOM BISHOP, Berry Global
Headshot of Marcia McCulloughDirector
LYNNE BROPHY, Bericap North America
Headshot of John GossettDirector
John Gossett, Smurfit Kappa North America
Headshot of Matthew MillerDirector
MATTHEW MILLER, Miller Wood Products, Inc.
Headshot of SONDRA TOWDirector
SONDRA TOW, South Atlantic Services, Inc
Headshot of WAYNE WYNGAARDDirector
Wayne Wyngaard, OEC Graphics Inc.



Long Range Planning

  • Chair: Brian Walker, Warren Oil Company, LLC
  • Liaison to the BOD: Kevin Whitehead, Graham Packaging Co.
  • At-Large: Grif Carnes, Third Coast Terminals
  • At-Large: Mark Childs, Polyethylene Containers
  • At-Large: Wayne Johnson, Mold-Rite Plastics
  • At-Large: Jennifer Tillman, Sonoco Products
  • Al Luther, Custom Printed Products
  • Sam Merenda, Honorary
  • Jayna Mull, Honorary
  • Mike Profetto, Gold Eagle Co.
  • Ross Quantz, Honorary
  • Andy Rapp, Honorary
  • Steve Ruble, Valvoline
  • Ron Sarto, Change Parts, Inc.
  • Elizabeth Wagg, Biederman Enterprises Ltd
  • John Whittenhall, Hood Container

Technical Education Committee

  • Chair: Tom Golinski, Valvoline
  • Co-Chair: Chris Kugel, Phillips 66
  • BOD Liaison: Steve Estok, Graham Packaging Co.
  • Ed Baker, Baker Supply, Inc.
  • Matt Erb, Valvoline
  • David Gutierrez, Gold Eagle Co.
  • Hal Hunt, MCC Premium Label Solutions
  • Steve Leedham, Change Parts, Inc.
  • Mike Licata, Yupo Corporation America
  • Matt Smith, E-PAK Machinery, Inc.
  • Brandi Szczesny, Graham Packaging Co.
  • Ken Zaves, CCL Label

TEC Industry Focus Groups:

  • International Committee
  • Packaging-Containers and Components
  • Plant Operations (Blending, Packaging, Automation)
  • Safety, Health and Environment
  • Supply Chain Management (Warehouse, Shipping, and Receiving)

Communications Committee

  • BOD Liaison: Sondra Tow, South Atlantic Services
  • Chair: Andrew Johnson, Graham Packaging Co.
  • Co-Chair: Allison Wagner, Morrison Container Handling
  • Katie Austing
  • Joe Dillon
  • Mary Frazier



Brenda J. Baker
ATD Management, Inc.
1519 Via Tulipan
San Clemente, CA 92673
Tel: 949-369-7102
Cell: 949-285-3841
Jeffrey L. Leiter, Esq.
Bassman, Mitchell, Alfano & Leiter, Chtd.
1707 L Street, N.W.
Suite 560
Washington, D.C. 20036 
Tel: (202) 466-6502
Fax: (202) 331-7510