Posted May 25, 2022

New Trustees Join APA Board

Two new members have been elected to the APA – The Engineered Wood Association Board of Trustees.

Jimmy Mason, Executive Vice President of OSB for LP, has more than 20 years of manufacturing operations and leadership experience. His past experience at LP included managing plants and directing regional and corporate operations. Prior to joining LP, Mason held positions with International Paper and Milliken & Company. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a professional option in operations management from Auburn University. He was elected to the seat vacated by Jason Ringblom’s changed role with LP.

Matt Tobin, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at West Fraser, has 16 years of progressive experience, predominantly in the company’s Canadian lumber business. Tobin holds a degree from the University of British Columbia – Okanagan. He was elected to the seat vacated by Mark Dubois-Phillips’ departure.

“We are grateful for the service of our volunteer leaders,” said President Mark Tibbetts. “Their dedication and support strengthen the engineered wood industry and APA.”

About APA – The Engineered Wood Association

Founded in 1933 and based in Tacoma, Washington, APA represents about 175 plywood, oriented strand board, glulam timber, wood I-joist, Rim Board®, cross-laminated timber and structural composite lumber mills throughout North America. Its primary functions are quality auditing and testing, applied research and market support and development.