Board of Directors

Beth E. Ford
Chair of the Board, Director since 2013

Currently serves as group executive vice president-COO, at Land O’Lakes and director for PACCAR Inc.  She serves as chair of the board, member of the audit committee and chair of the nominating and governance committee.

Chairman of the Board

Kevin J. Hunt
Director since 2013

Retired chief executive officer, president and director of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. He also serves as a director for Energizer Holdings and is a member of their nominating and executive compensation committee.  Mr. Hunt serves as a member of the compensation committee.


William D. Larsson
Director since 2008

Retired senior vice president and chief financial officer for Precision Castparts Corp.  He also serves Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. as a director and is the chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee and is a member of the audit committee.  Mr. Larsson serves as the chair of the audit committee and is a former member of the nominating and governance committee. 


Linda K. Massman
President and Chief Executive Officer and Director since 2013

Ms. Massman began her career with Clearwater Paper in 2008 as the chief financial officer following the company’s spin-off from Potlatch Corporation.  In 2011, she was named president and chief operating officer.  Ms. Massman became president and chief executive officer and joined Clearwater Paper’s board of directors in 2013.  She serves as a director for TreeHouse Foods, Inc. and is a member of their audit committee.  In 2017 Ms. Massman served as board chair for the American Forest & Paper Association and will serve as co-chair in 2018.


    John P. O'Donnell
    Director since 2016

    President and chief executive officer and a director of Neenah, Inc.  Mr. O’Donnell serves as a member of the compensation committee and the nominating and governance committee. 


    Richard D. Peach
    Director since 2018
    Currently serves as senior vice president, CFO and chief of corporate operations for Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. Mr. Peach is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

    Alexander Toeldte
    Director since 2016

    Retired president, CEO and director of Boise, Inc. He also serves as a director of Xerium Technologies and is a member of its compensation committee and governance committee. He serves as chairman of Jitasa, Inc. and is a member of their compensation committee. Mr. Toeldte serves as a member of the compensation committee and the nominating and governance committee.