Association committees

Association Committees and Task Forces are composed of members of the NTEA Board. If you would like more information, please contact NTEA President/CEO Steve Carey.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • Serves the staff function for the Board by preparing recommendations for Board action.
  • Acts on behalf of the Board when the Board camnnot meet.
  • Establishes goals for and reviews executive director performance.
  • Establishes Board member performance standards and deficiency actions.
  • Serves as a coordination point for Board efforts in the recruitment of new Board members.

2018-2019 Board Assignment:
Todd Davis, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment, Board Chairman, Committee Chairman
Wm. Craig Bonham, Safe Fleet, First Vice Chairman
Peter Miller, Pro-Tech Industries, Second Vice Chairman
Jon SievertHenderson Products Inc., Third Vice Chairman/Treasurer
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

Finance & Investment Committee

  • Prepares and monitors annual work plans and budgets.
  • Establishes NTEA Investment Policy and provides investment oversight.
  • Ensures proper organizational resources are available to accomplish approved work plans and goals.

2018-2019 Board Assignment:
Jon Sievert, Henderson Products Inc., Committee Chairman
Wm. Craig Bonham, Safe Fleet
Todd Davis, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment
Peter Miller, Pro-Tech Industries
Jason Ritchey, Curry Supply Co
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

Services Committee

  • Develops recommendations for new programs and services.
  • Provides oversight for existing programs and services and develop recommendations for program or service abandonment.
  • Oversees the progress and development of MVP.
  • Develops recommendations for industry research projects.
  • Works with the Generation Next Board of Governors and assists in program development for the group.

2018-2019 Board Assignment:
Shane McDermott, Carco Industries Inc., Committee Chairman
David ScheitlinAuto Truck Group LLC
Tina Albright, TBEI Inc.
Calvin GeddingsLee Transport Equipment Inc.
Jennifer Pellersels, Altec Industries, Generation Next Chairman
NTEA Staff Liaison: Mike Kastner

Data Committee

  • Provides direction and oversight on the development of industry data, including body and equipment statistics that the Association does not currently generate or disseminate.
  • Develops strategies and programs and implements initiatives that will put the Association in the forefront of organizations developing data for the work truck industry.
  • Will develop a five-year plan of data building in order to achieve the above objectives.

2018-2019 Board Assignment:
Paul Kokalis, Fontaine Modification, Committee Chairman
M. Travis Eby, M.H. Eby Inc.
Ken Gillies, Element Fleet Management
Sean Moran, Stellar Industries
Harrison Dearth, Fontaine Modification
Neil Garlock, Auto Truck Group
Todd Goldmeyer, Adrian Steel Co.
Todd Owsley, Altec Industries
NTEA Staff Liaison: Doyle Sumrall

Chassis Liaison Committee

Composed of Executive Committee members, this Committee is responsible for fostering better relations with the OEMs. Typically, the Committee is involved in at least one visit to OEM-member companies. Other Board members are occasionally asked to participate in the meetings.

2018-2019 Board Assignment:
Todd Davis, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment
Wm. Craig Bonham, Safe Fleet
Peter Miller, Pro-Tech Industries
Jon Sievert, Henderson Products Inc.
NTEA Staff Liaison: Doyle Sumrall

Education Committee

The Committee is responsible for the development of the convention and trade show educational programs.

2018-2019 Board Assignment:
Jon Sievert, Henderson Products Inc., Committee Chairman
Wm. Craig Bonham, Safe Fleet, Convention Chairman
Todd Davis, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment
Ken Gillies, Element Fleet Management
Jason Ritchey, Curry Supply Co
Michael ThompsonReading Truck Group, Generation Next Treasurer
NTEA Staff Liaison: David Ehrlich

workforce development Task Force

2018-2019 Board Assignment:
Tina Albright, TBEI Inc., Committee Chairman
Peter MillerPro-Tech Industries
Calvin Geddings, Lee Transport Equipment Inc.
M. Travis Eby, M.H. Eby Inc.
Jennifer Pellersels, Altec Industries, Generation Next Chairman
Shane Woodman, Onspot of North America Inc. – Onspot Automatic Tire Chains, Generation Next Vice Chairman
NTEA Staff Liaison: Suzie Clark York

Board development Task Force

2018-2019 Board Assignment:
Todd Davis, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment
Wm. Craig Bonham, Safe Fleet
Peter Miller, Pro-Tech Industries
Jon Sievert, Henderson Products Inc.
Paul Kokalis, Fontaine Modification
Shane McDermott, Carco Industries inc.
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

Bylaws task force

2018-2019 Board Assignment:
Ken Gillies, Element Fleet Management, Committee Chairman
Todd Davis, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment
Jon Sievert, Henderson Products Inc.
Paul Kokalis, Fontaine Modification
Sean Moran, Stellar Industries
David Scheitlin, Auto Truck Group LLC
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey