Board of Directors


DeWayne Bone- General Chairman
Director Safety and Health, Greif Inc. 

DeWayne is the Director Safety and Health for Greif Inc., based in Smyrna GA. DeWayne supports close to 100 paper, packaging and converting facilities in North America and leads a team of professionals providing safety and health leadership and direction to fiber-based business segments and land management operations.In addition, he provides corporate strategic leadership and planning across all Greif corporate functions.

He is a graduate of East Central University at Ada, Oklahoma with a degree in Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Sciences. DeWayne has over 32 years of safety and health experience in the pulp, paper, packaging, converting, plastic, chemical and wood products manufacturing industries.

DeWayne started his career with Weyerhaeuser in 1991 as a corporate industrial hygienist as well as supporting safety activities and initiatives across all segments of the company.  From 2000 through 2006, served in the position of Director/Team Leader, Safety and Health, for all of Weyerhaeuser’s North American 100+ Wood Products operations. From 2006 until the end of 2008, he held the position of Division Director Safety and Health supporting Weyerhaeuser’s 18 North American Pulp and Paper mills. In addition, from 2001 to 2008 he served as the office manager of the Hot Springs southern corporate office building where he managed facility services and budget for several million-dollar annual office budget. In 2009, he joined MeadWestvaco (MWV) as the Senior Safety and Health Manager supporting all paper mill, converting, chemical and plastics divisions. DeWayne left MWV to join RockTenn as the Corporate Manager Safety and Industrial Hygiene in June 2011. In 2014, DeWayne became the Director Safety and Health at RockTenn, and in 2015, with the merger of RockTenn and MWV to become WestRock, his role was expanded to providing companywide strategic safety and industrial hygiene leadership for WestRock’s 46,000 employees and 300+ operating sites around the world. For the 2017 year, DeWayne served as the interim VP Safety and Health leading >20 professionals providing support across WestRock. In December 2017 DeWayne joined Caraustar as the Corporate Director Safety and Health before becoming part of Greif in 2019.

DeWayne and his wife, Tammi, who has worked with Weyerhaeuser over 35 years, is the Manager East Coast Lumber Sales. They have two grown daughters, Jordan and Jaci and their boy Aussiedoodle (Boomer) and reside in Buford, GA.  

Jason Roggenbauer- 1st Vice Chairman
Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety, Clearwater Paper 

Jason is based in Spokane, WA. He is a Certified Safety Professional and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. Jason earned his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a Master’s Degree from Purdue University.  Prior to joining Clearwater Paper, Jason worked for fourteen years in various EHS positions across the food and beverage industry. He is currently a member of the ASSP and AIHA.  


Eric S. Barnes, CIH, CSP, CHMM - 2nd Vice Chair
Global Health & Safety Program Manager, International Paper

Eric is a Global H&S Program Manager for International Paper.  Based at IP’s Headquarters in Memphis, TN, he is responsible for the development and deployment of health and safety programs globally within IP. He serves on multiple standard-writing subcommittees, including ANSI B11.0, B11.19, B11.20, and Z244.1.  He has over 35 years of experience in EHS management across a variety of industries including pulp and paper, food and beverage, metal fabrication, pharmaceuticals, and paint and coatings.  Eric is credentialed as a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, and holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee.  He has 3 adult children and resides with his wife in Collierville, TN.

George Kolesar, CSPEx‐Officio  

Safety Manager, Paper Division North America, Sonoco

George has 30 years of industrial safety experience.  George is current the Division Safety Manager for Sonoco’s North America Paper Mills.  He is a Certified Safety Professional and has a BS Degree in Safety from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  In addition to his current position at Sonoco, he has held safety management positions with Owens Corning, Daimler Chrysler, Goulds Pumps, and Rubbermaid.  He is currently a member of ASSE.  George resides in Western Pennsylvania with his wife Rhonda and their four children.  



Paul Bierley, CSP 
Senior Manager of Corporate Health and Safety, Domtar

Paul Bierley has been in the safety industry for over 27 years, beginning his career as a Construction Safety Engineer for Willamette Industries Construction. In 1995, Paul became the Safety Coordinator of Willamette’s Johnsonburg, PA, Paper Mill and then worked at that location for Weyerhaeuser and Domtar in roles of increasing responsibility. In January of 2014, Paul took on the role of Sr. Manager, Corporate Health & Safety, for Domtar where he is responsible for a variety of Health & Safety initiatives ranging from auditing, training, and incident analysis, to implementation of best practices and continuous safety improvement efforts.

Paul earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Health & Safety Management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and became a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) in 2007. He has experience serving on the local Board of Directors of the American Red Cross and the Elk County Community Foundation where he was the chair of various sub-committees. Paul has been a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) since the early 1990’s and has prior involvement in activities with his local emergency planning commission. In his spare time, Paul enjoys playing golf, fishing, and spending time with his family. He and his wife Patti are the parents of daughters Chloe and Madison.

Brian Bork

Risk Management Director, CR Meyer 

In 2006, Brian started his career at CR Meyer as a site safety coordinator. He advanced to site safety manager and safety director prior to being named risk management director in August of 2017. Brian holds a Master of Science degree in Risk Control from the University of Wisconsin – Stout and Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion and Wellness from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. He has been instrumental in major expansion projects and rebuilds in the pulp and paper industry, as well as the mining industry, throughout his career. Brian, his wife, and their two children live in Little Chute, WI, where he is a volunteer fire fighter for the Little Chute Fire Department.

Allan Cairo
Strategic Account Specialist, VP (Pulp, Paper & Packaging), Rite Hite 

Allan Cairo is currently the Strategic Account Specialist, VP for Rite Hite Inc. with a focus on the Pulp, Paper & Packaging industry.  Allan began his career with Rite Hite back in 2012 as a National Account Manager.  Prior to joining Rite Hite, Allan worked directly within the Print & Packaging Industry for over 25 years, which has allowed him to develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the market as well as strategic safety initiatives of those working within it.  
Allan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin, and continues to reside within the Milwaukee area today.  Allan enjoys all things outdoors and spending time with his two children.

Pete Masias, CSP 
Corporate Director of Safety & Risk Management, Green Bay Packaging

Peter is currently the Corporate Director of Safety and Risk Management for Green Bay Packaging Inc. Peter has over 23 years of experience working in Safety, Risk Management and Worker’s Compensation. He is a Certified Safety Professional and has a BS Degree from NIU and ISU in Occupational Safety and Health. Peter is a member of many safety organizations including ASSE, AIHA and PPSA.

Shawn Powell
Brady National Accounts

Shawn Powell has been in the Industrial business for 22 years. His knowledge is cross-categorical; and he has had the opportunity to participate in the successes (and failures) of world class operations in both compliance and productivity initiatives. By currently leading the Strategic Accounts team at Brady Corporation, he has intimate insight into the latest challenges and solutions companies are encountering daily on a global level.

Powell has worked with multiple divisions of the company and learned from varying styles of top management; these experiences have provided him with valuable insight and a historical perspective that could only be attained with exposure. Powell has developed an impressive record of achievement in sales management, visionary leadership, innovative business solutions, product development, and end user development. The skills he has developed, combined with his motivational “lead by example” management approach, have always allowed him to create dynamic and successful teams.

Powell grew up in Columbia, SC and graduated from the University of South Carolina. He spend 15 years in Los Angeles and made Daniel Island, South Carolina his home seven years ago. He is a current member of the Recreation Commission for the City of Charleston. He enjoys golf, coaching, the beach and time spent with his wife, his son Cole (8th grade) and daughter Grace (6th grade).

 Bob Ross 

Sr. Director Safety and Health, Paper Mills, Packaging Corporation of America 

Bob is a 40-year veteran of the Pulp and Paper Industry. His current job title is Sr. Director Safety and Health Paper Mills with Packaging Corporation of America, a position he has held for over 10 years. Prior to joining PCA, he was the Director of Safety and Health for Temple-Inland Corporation, until their acquisition by International Paper. During that period, he served on the PPSA Board as an Ad-hoc member. Other companies in which Bob has had management roles include NewPage, Glatfelter, MeadWestvaco, Georgia Pacific and Champion International.

Bob has a Bachelor of Science Degree from East Central Oklahoma State University.  In his spare time, he likes to hunt, fish, and travel. He has been married to his wife, Carol, for 40 years and has two children and two grandchildren.

Ronnie Stamey
C&R Compliance 

As a Safety and Health Professional and partner in C&R Compliance LLC, Ronnie has 31 years’ experience in the Safety, Health and Environmental field. Ronnie started his career as a firefighter with the City of Rome GA Fire Department, before moving to the private sector with Unilever HPC NA in 1996. Ronnie has held positions from Plant level EH&S Specialist to Corporate Director of EH&S.
Ronnie was born and raised in Rome, GA where he currently resides with Kelli, his wife of 30 years. Ronnie and Kelli have two sons, Trent and Colton, and three granddaughters. He loves to spend time with his family, enjoys being a community baseball coach, and cooking barbeque for local fundraisers and charities.