media release

Date: November 5, 2020
Contact: Courtney Karr, Director of Marketing and Education, +913.345.1005


IAPD Welcomes Cinthia Snell to Board of Directors

OVERLAND PARK, KS - The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD), the international trade association comprised of companies engaged in the distribution and manufacturing of performance plastics, is pleased to announce that Cinthia Snell of North American Plastics has been approved via an electronic vote of the membership to serve a two year term on the IAPD Board of Directors beginning November 5, 2020.

Snell joined the North American Plastic family in 2008. She has held several roles within the organization and today is part of the North American Plastics executive team as the South West regional manager. Snell holds a degree in economics and international studies from Texas A&M University and is vice chair of the IAPD Women in Plastics Committee.

“Cinthia Snell is a welcomed addition to the IAPD Board. She has demonstrated true leadership as a regional executive for North American Plastics along with her dedication and involvement with Women and Plastics and IAPD," said IAPD President Craig Saunders. "Cinthia is articulate, competent and a true future leader in our industry. I consider it an honor to work with her as a colleague and IAPD Board member."

About IAPD

The International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD), established in 1956, brings together performance plastics distributors, fabricators, manufacturers, manufacturers’ representatives, recyclers and service providers in an environment which encourages a free flow of ideas and information that help members build their businesses. Every program and service we provide is designed with the simple goal of helping our members increase profitability. Membership in IAPD is an affordable business investment. IAPD provides training, connections with customers and suppliers and information about developments that impact the industry. For more information, visit