Prior to Ms. Spear’s work with IP, she worked for Dart Container Corporation as the Midwest 政府关系 Manager. Additionally, Ms. Spear worked with the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) as the Director of Packaging and Government Affairs. In her position at AF&PA, Ms. Spear worked with the organization’s paper-based packing Sectors to promote the sustainability, renewability and recyclability of the industry’s products and as an advocate for member interests and manage state government affairs for AF&PA in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.