Committee & Program Leadership

Committees & Program Leadership

NMFTA committees guide the association’s administrative, advocacy, operating, outreach, and policy efforts.

Below are descriptions of the areas of responsibility, including the leaders, staff liaison(s), and committee list for each.

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Board of Directors

Chairman:
Mike Morgan, B&H Freight Line, Inc.

Vice Chairman:
Lesley Veldstra Killingsworth, Polaris Transportation Group

Treasurer: 
Clete Cordero, Southeastern Freight Lines, Inc.

Secretary:
Debbie Ruane Sparks, National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc.

Immediate Past Chairman:
Tim Vander Pol, Peninsula Truck Lines, Inc.

Classification Resource Committee

Chairman:
Sheri Frieze, Midwest Motor Express, Inc.

First Vice Chairman:
Lisa Klein, ABF Freight System, Inc.

Second Vice Chairman: 
Greg Joyner, FedEx Freight

Secretary:
Debbie Ruane Sparks, National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc.

Immediate Past Chairman: 
Lesley Veldstra Killingsworth, Polaris Transportation Group

Legal Counsel: Claire Shapiro

Regulatory Policy Committee

Chairman:
Richard Ellis, Estes Express Lines
Special Advisor: 
Nicholas Wingerter, Truck Safety 1

Staff Liaison: Allison Austin

Carrier Procedures Committee

Chairman: 
James Faas, North Park Transportation
Vice Chairman: 
Jeremy Vetterkind, Sutton Transport, Inc.

Staff Liaisons: Larissa Franklin and Allison Austin