We want to thank the individuals below who have volunteered to be nominated and voted on by their piers to potentially serve on the CPA Board of Directors for a two-year term.
Directors are the members voice of the association and help guide and manage its operations. They will be asked to provide leadership and decision-making regarding important issues requiring CPA’s activities, operation and direction.
Please review these bios as you will asked to vote in the board election beginning at the Annual Meeting and ending 30 days post event.
Michael Collins is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sterling Contract Packaging Inc., located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
He graduated from The University of Connecticut in 1987, where he earned a degree in Economics while serving as a member of the Varsity Golf Team and a brother of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
During his 18 years with Sterling, the company has experienced incredible growth, allowing the company to build a 150,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in 2016.
When Michael isn’t helping a CPG with their retail packaging deadline, he can be found on the golf course or snow skiing with his two children. He became involved with the CPA in 2007 and most recently helped with the development of the new RFQ tool on the CPA website.
Jennifer Cusick, Director of Sales Operations, joined Trividia Manufacturing Solutions (formerly P.J. Noyes) in 2010. She has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maine and MBA from Plymouth State College. Jen has 30+ years of sales, technical, and management experience in various industries, most recently in the manufacturing of EPA and FDA regulated consumer products. Jen’s career began as an engineer in the paper industry and progressed to plant management in security paper manufacturing and towel/tissue converting. In addition to a brief stint in commercial banking, and prior to joining Trividia, Jen was the President of Tender Corporation and also completed the financial organization of a greenfield build local food cooperative.
Jen has a passion for outdoor adventure, and was a board member and volunteer for the Pemigewasset Valley Search and Rescue Team in Franconia, New Hampshire for ~10 years. Jen now lives on the coast of Maine with her husband of 30+ years and Lord Byron, the cat. If not working, Jen can be found hiking, skiing, sea kayaking, mountain biking, or running.