IFPED Volunteer Opportunities

International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Technical Program Team 

This team is responsible for the development of the program for the North American annual conference and oversees the development of webinars and training courses that serve the packaging industry.

International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Products and Resources Team 

This team is responsible for Press & Publications including updating technical manuals, books, and recommending new products; development and updating of TIPS & Standards; and approving all TAPPI PRESS Books and Reports, or other products developed or revised by the team and Division.

International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Divison Council

The Division Council is the governing body of the division and its members work in concert with the TAPPI Division Manager to ensure that the goals of the division are in line with the overall goals of TAPPI and the strategic plan of the division is carried out. It oversees all of the Division Teams and their functions.

Marketing and Promotion Team Vice-Chair 

This team is responsible for membership at all levels, industry outreach and generating topics to feed to the Technical Program Team based on relevance and developmentsin the industry. The Vice Chair position is back-up for the Team Chair, as needed. Both Chair positions rotate at the biennial Conference. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following items:

  1. Preside at all Team meetings and report to Division Council on actions and meetings.
  2. Ensure all Team meetings are conducted under TAPPI’s antitrust and commercialism policies and procedures.
  3. Take responsibility for all project appropriations and requests.
  4. Appoint volunteers to tasks within the team.
  5. (Chair) Preparing a report for and serving as a member of the Division Council.


Interested in learning more, contact SLunceford@tappi.org

Interesting in filling any of these roles?