The U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) is a not for profit trade organization that promotes safety and sustainability practices within the US industrial-grade pellet industry, as well as the growth of the overall bioenergy market. USIPA was founded in February 2011 by several industry leaders, including Enviva, Fram Renewable Fuels, ecoFUELS, Georgia Biomass, and the Westervelt Company.

For more information or to become a member of USIPA, please contact Jessica Marcus at
jmarcus@theusipa.org or 804-775-5894.


Board of Directors

Thomas Meth
Chairman | Thomas Meth

Co-Founder and EVP of Sales & Marketing, Enviva


Vice-Chairman | Michael J. Williams

Director of Strategy and Planning, The Westervelt Company


Treasurer | James Roecker

CEO, Georgia Biomass


Harold Arnold
Board Member | Harold Arnold

President, Fram Renewable Fuels


Pete Madden
Board Member | Pete Madden

President & CEO, Drax Biomass


Thomas Reilley
Board Member | Thomas Reilley

Chairman, Highland Pellets


Executive Director | Seth Ginther