Two new members elected to NTEA’s Generation Next Board of Governors

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 7, 2023) — NTEA’s Generation Next recently elected two new members to its Board of Governors: Kollin Joines of Truck Bodies & Equipment International Inc. (Lake Crystal, Minnesota) and Peter Livas of Brake & Clutch Inc. (Salem, Massachusetts). They began their Board terms during Work Truck Week® 2023 in Indianapolis.

Serving as officers on the 2023–2024 Board of Governors are: Chair Ashley Pace of Truck Bodies & Equipment International Inc. (Hoover, Alabama); Vice Chair Brian Guillerault of Hews Co. LLC (South Portland, Maine); and Treasurer Sean Woodman of Muncie Power Products (Muncie, Indiana).

Continuing their terms as governors at large are: Nathan Eichinger of Fontaine Modification Co. (Charlotte, North Carolina); Derek Hill of Fallsway Equipment Co. (Akron, Ohio); Blake Norris of The Godwin Group (Dunn, North Carolina); Chris Prenkert of Kargo Master (Rancho Cordova, California); and Jennifer Rogers of Tommy Gate Co. (Scottsdale, Arizona).

“Assisting early careerists within the commercial vehicle industry to increase their knowledge and expand their connectivity with peers is an important role of the Association,” said Steve Carey, NTEA president & CEO. “We welcome our new members to the Generation Next Board of Governors and thank those individuals completing their term of service as they continue their leadership roles within their respective organizations.”

NTEA’s Generation Next gives new industry professionals support in developing skills and building peer relationships in the work truck industry. Benefits of joining include personal, business and professional development; new contacts from the commercial vehicle community; enhanced industry knowledge; and leadership resources and insights. Membership is free to employees of NTEA member companies who are new to the work truck industry (less than 10 years of service). Find additional details at

Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, a 501(c)(6) organization, represents more than 2,000 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial vehicles, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to NTEA. The Association provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces Work Truck Week®, Green Truck Summit, Commercial Vehicle Upfitting Summit and Executive Leadership Summit. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in suburban Detroit and government relations offices in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 

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