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 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 the OEM/Chassis Liaison Committee.

2021-2022 Board Assignment:
Jon Sievert, Douglas Dynamics, Board Chair, Committee Chair
Tina Albright, TBEI Inc., First Vice Chair
David Scheitlin, Auto Truck Group LLC, Second Vice Chair
Jason Ritchey, Curry Supply Co., Third Vice Chair/Treasurer
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

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.

2021-2022 Board Assignment:
Jason Ritchey, Curry Supply Co., Committee Chair
Rick Albertini, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment
Rod Hill, Utility Truck Equipment
David Scheitlin, Auto Truck Group LLC
Ben Winter, Transfer Flow Inc.
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

SERVICES COMMITTEE

  • Develops recommendations for new programs and services.
  • Guides and oversees activities related to the Association Work Force Development initiatives.
  • Provides oversight for existing programs and services and develops recommendations for program or service abandonment.
  • Develops recommendations for industry research projects.

2021-2022 Board Assignment:
Ben Winter, Transfer Flow Inc., Committee Chair
Pat Godwin, Jr., The Godwin Group
Rod Hill, Utility Truck Equipment Inc.
Mike Randolph, Fontaine Modification
Will Ballas, A.R.M. - A TruckCorp LLC company, Generation Next Chair
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.

2021-2022 Board Assignment:
David Scheitlin, Auto Truck Group LLC, Committee Chair
Eric Jones, VBG Group Truck Equipment
Nate Eichinger, Fontaine Modification
Neil Garlock, Auto Truck Group LLC
Todd Goldmeyer, Adrian Steel Co.
Todd Owsley, Altec Industries
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Latin-Kasper

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.

2021-2022 Board Assignment:
Jon Sievert, Douglas Dynamics
Tina Albright, TBEI Inc.
David Scheitlin, Auto Truck Group LLC
Jason Ritchey, Curry Supply Co.
NTEA Staff Liaison:  Kevin Koester

EDUCATION COMMITTEE
The Committee is responsible for the development of the convention and trade show educational programs, along with other educational-based programming.

2021-2022 Board Assignment:
Teresa Miller, American Midwest Fleet Solutions, Committee Chair
Rick Albertini, Phenix Truck Bodies & Van Equipment
Joe Curran, Peterbilt Motors Co.
Mike Randolph, Fontaine ModificationBen Winter, Transfer Flow Inc.
Aaron Clevenger, Muncie Power Products, Generation Next Vice Chair
NTEA Staff Liaison: David Ehrlich

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.

2021-2022 Board Assignment:
Tina Albright, TBEI Inc., Committee Chair
Joe Curran, Peterbilt Motors Co.
Eric Jones, VBG Group Truck Equipment
Teresa Miller, American Midwest Fleet Solutions
NTEA Staff Liaison: Steve Carey

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE

  • The Committee 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.

2020-2021 Board Assignment:
Eric Jones, VBG Group Truck Equipment, Committee Chair
Pat Godwin, Jr., The Godwin Group
Jon Sievert, Douglas Dynamics
Chris Weiss, Knapheide Manufacturing
NTEA Staff Liaison: Mike Kastner