FPL Researcher Earns TAPPI Paper and Board Division Leadership & Service Award


Nancy Ross Sutherland

Nancy Ross Sutherland, a supervisory general engineer with the Forest Products Laboratory, was awarded TAPPI’s 2014 Paper and Board Division Leadership & Service Award and Oscar May Prize. The award recognizes outstanding leadership and exceptional service in the Division. All TAPPI award recipients were recognized at PaperCon 2014 on April 29, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Sutherland’s efforts “have provided great benefit to the Paper and Board division and its members for more than two decades,” notes Larry N. Montague, TAPPI President and CEO. “She’s worked tirelessly and enthusiastically in many leadership roles for TAPPI and is simply a great choice for this prestigious award.”

TAPPI is a worldwide leader in pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries. Sutherland currently supervises the Paper Test Lab at FPL.