FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sean McNally
February 27, 2017
TMC Names Glen McDonald General Chairman
Ozark Motor Lines Director of Maintenance to Lead Industry Organization
Nashville, Tenn. – Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced that Glen McDonald, Ozark Motor Lines, Memphis, Tenn., has been elected 2017-2018 general chairman and treasurer during the organization’s Annual Meeting.
“Glen has been a model TMC member and an example of the type of professional standard our council strives to set. I’m pleased to see him elected as TMC general chairman and treasurer,” said Carl Kirk, ATA vice president of maintenance, information technology & logistics and TMC executive director.
McDonald, who served this past year as the Council’s vice chairman and chairman of meetings, replaces Doug White, vice president of maintenance of Dunbar Armored, in the role.
“Being recognized like this by my peers in TMC is a tremendous honor, one I am humbled to receive,” McDonald said, “I want to thank the membership of TMC for the opportunity and thank Doug for his service to our organization.”
“This year has been an incredible honor for me and I want to thank my fellow TMC members for it,” White said. “As I hand off the chairmanship of TMC, I want to congratulate Glen on his election and wish him luck. I’m sure he will be a fantastic leader for our Council.”
Others serving as TMC officers for 2017-2018 include:
· Vice Chairman and Chairman of Meetings: Jeff Harris, Swift Transportation;
· Chairman of Study Groups: Kenneth Calhoun, Truck Centers of Arkansas;
· Chairman of Membership and Publicity: Peggy Fisher, TireStamp, Inc.;
· Chairman of Associates: Dave Walters Alcoa Wheels by Arconic, Inc.; and
· Immediate Past Chairman Doug White, Dunbar Armored, Inc. and Executive Director Carl Kirk.
· John Adami, NW Heavy Duty Component Sales
· Curtis Cummings, FedEx Freight
· Stacy Earnhardt, Best Specialized
· David Foster, Premier Transportation
· Duane Lippincott, UPS
· Randy Obermeyer, Batesville Logistics Inc.
· Joe Stianche, Peco Foods
TMC is America's premier technical society for truck equipment technology and maintenance professionals. TMC features a diverse membership of equipment managers, service-dealers, owner-operators, industry suppliers and manufacturers, educators, academia and others that support the trucking industry. TMC member fleets represent the broad range of industry vocations, including truckload, less-than-truckload, municipal, private, on/off-highway, construction and other operations. Find out more about TMC online at http://tmc.trucking.org.
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