Past Presidents

Karen Keeder September 2015

Karen Keeder, Kellogg Company

Served As President: 2017 -

Karen Keeder is a Lead Packaging Engineer at Kellogg Company in Battle Creek, MI. She received her B.S. in Packaging from Michigan State University in 2003 specializing in Environmental Studies. Karen began her career through an internship and then eventual full time position at Gerber Product Company in Fremont, MI. In addition to her Packaging…Read More


Brian Dynda

Served As President: 2015 -2016

Brian graduated from MSU in December of 1995. Focusing mainly on automotive packaging he now is a seasoned packaging sales engineer for Doug Brown Packaging Products focusing on the appliance, automotive and food industry. He officially was elected to the board in 2011 but was active prior on various committees including Career Fair where he…Read More


Andy Saladin, ORBIS Corporation

Served As President: 2012 - 2013

With 20+ years of experience in packaging, material handling, and supply chains, Andy Saladin has developed and shared material handling and reusable packaging solutions with leading industrial, retail, food and beverage companies. He currently provides leadership for ORBIS’ Reusable Packaging Management Group (RPM), which works with ORBIS customers to develop reusable packaging management strategies to…Read More


Chip Foster, Coca-Cola Company

Served As President: 1989

Chip comes from an all Spartan family dating back to the 40’s, and received his BS from the School of Packaging in 1982. After 5 years of designing and manufacturing plastic closures with Alcoa, he began his career with PepsiCo. Beginning 1987, he has held numerous Operations, Sales, Engineering, R&D and Quality leadership roles with…Read More