Association committees

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

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • Acts on behalf of the Board when the Board cannot meet.
  • Establishes goals for and reviews President & CEO performance.
  • Establishes Board member performance standards and deficiency actions.
  • Initiates strategic activities and planning.
  • Functions as Chassis OEM Liaison as required.

2022-2023 Members:
Tina Albright, TBEI Inc., Committee Chair
David Scheitlin, Holman, First Vice Chair
Jason Ritchey,Curry Supply Co., Second Vice Chair
Ben Winter, Transfer Flow, Third Vice Chair/Treasurer
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

BOARD DEVELOPMENT & RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE

The Committee is responsible for the outreach and recruitment activities to facilitate bringing forward the most qualified candidates for potential service on the NTEA Board of Directors.

  • Ensures the Board’s culture and strategic focus is upheld.
  • Identifies any gaps in skills or constituency representation on the Board of Directors.
  • Actively recruits industry thought leaders for Board service.
  • Reviews candidate pool and makes necessary recommendation of final slate of candidates for consideration by the NTEA Board.
  • Acts as the primary point of contact through the recruitment, nomination, review and election process for candidates.

2022-2023 Members:
David Scheitlin, Holman, Committee Chair
Tina Albright, TBEI Inc.
Chris Weiss, Knapheide Manufacturing
Ben Winter, Transfer Flow Inc.,
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The Committee is responsible for the development of Work Truck Week and other conference programs. Content and program oversight also includes webinars, on-line training and white papers.

2022-2023 Members:
Chris Weiss, Knapheide Manufacturing, Committee Chair
Joe Curran, Peterbilt Motors Co.
Pat Godwin, Jr., The Godwin Group
David Scheitlin, Holman
Aaron Clevenger, Muncie Power Products, Generation Next Chair
William Ballas, A.R.M. – A TruckCorp LLC Co.
Joshua Coster, Wil-Ro Inc.
NTEA Staff Liaison: David Ehrlich

FINANCE & INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

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

2022-2023 Members:
Ben Winter, Transfer Flow Inc., Committee Chair
Todd Mouw, ROUSH CleanTech
Mike Randolph, Fontaine Modification
Jason Ritchey, Curry Supply Co.
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The committee is responsible for determining what actions should be considered to help ensure NTEA is well positioned to serve the work truck industry well into the foreseeable future.
  • Considers which areas of growth and diversification have the most potential for the Association and our members.
  • Reviews non-traditional association programs and services that could be developed to better serve our core industry.
  • Examines potential business models that service customers outside our core industry.

2022-2023 Members:
Jason Ritchey, Curry Supply Co., Committee Chair
Rick Albertini, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment
Tina Albright, TBEI, Inc.
TJ Blandford, Tommy Gate Co.
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

SERVICES COMMITTEE

  • Provides oversight for existing programs and services and develops recommendations for program or service abandonment.
  • Oversees and reviews activities of NTEA’s Operating/Affiliate Divisions
  • Oversees and guides the activity of the Programs & Services, Data, and Government Relations Working Groups

2022-2023 Members:
Pat Godwin, Jr., The Godwin Group, Committee Chair
Rick Albertini, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment
TJ Blandford, Tommy Gate Co.
Rod Hill, Utility Truck Equipment Inc.
Joe Lewis, ATW Truck Equipment
Todd Mouw, ROUSH CleanTech
Mike Randolph, Fontaine Modification
NTEA Staff Liaison: Mike Kastner

PROGRAM & SERVICES WORKING GROUP

  • Develops recommendations for new programs and services.
  • Guides and oversees activities related to the Association’s Work Force Development initiatives.
  • Monitors and reviews activity related to Work Truck Industry Welder Certification Program.
  • Oversees and makes recommendations related to NTEA’s MVP Program.

2022-2023 Members:
Rick Albertini, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment, Working Group Chair
Joe Curran, Peterbilt Motors Co.
Joe Lewis, ATW Truck Equipment
Ashley Pace, TBEI Inc., Generation Next Vice Chair
William Ballas, A.R.M. – A TruckCorp LLC Co.
Greg Burris, Muncie Power Products Inc.
NTEA Staff Liaison: Luci Pfaff

DATA WORKING GROUP

  • 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 recommendations for industry research projects.
  • Develops strategies and programs and implements initiatives that will put the Association in the forefront of organizations developing data for the work truck industry.

2022-2023 Members:
Rod Hill, Utility Truck Equipment Inc., Working Group Chair
TJ Blandford, Tommy Gate Co.
Nate Eichinger, Fontaine Modification
Neil Garlock, Holman
Sylvain Lemaire, Brandon Manufacturing
Sean Moran, Pritchard Commercial
Jennifer Pellersels, Peterbilt Motors Co.
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Latin-Kasper

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS WORKING GROUP

The Working Group is responsible for developing and advocating industry positions on legislative and regulatory issues of concern.

  • Reviews and evaluates legislative and regulatory proposals in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Participates in development and dissemination of Association positions on government policy issues.
  • Promotes member grassroots participation on industry initiatives.
  • Serves as a resource to legislators and regulators on the work truck industry.

2022-2023 Members:
Mike Randolph, Fontaine Modification, Working Group Chair
Pat Godwin, Jr., The Godwin Group
Todd Mouw, ROUSH CleanTech
Mark Minatel, Driverge Vehicle Solutions
NTEA Staff Liaison: Mike Kastner