New Board Members and Officers Announced

Trucker Buddy International announces the addition of three new board members and new officers for the next fiscal year, starting in 2016. With the eight-year term on the Board of Directors expiring for Elisabeth Barna, K.C. Brau, Mark Reddig and Steve Sichterman, Trucker Buddy elected Henry Albert, Scott Grenerth and Andrew Mitrisin to replace them on the Board. Previously appointed to the Board, Linda Coffee was elected as President, replacing retiring K.C. Brau. In addition, Brad Williamson was elected as Vice President and Kate Miller accepted the Treasurer position.

New Board Member Henry Albert is an owner operator and principle of Albert Transport. Considered an expert in trucking efficiency, Albert is a member of the Freightliner Run Smart Program and has been an active Trucker Buddy. Scott Grenerth is the Director of Regulatory Affairs for OOIDA, and has been active in Trucker Buddy. Coming from a trucking family, Andrew Mitrisin is the Communications Specialist for the American Trucking Associations. Previously, Mitrisin worked at AmeriCorps, helping young students to excel.

“We want to thank K.C., Mark, Elisabeth and Steve for eight tremendous years of service to Trucker Buddy,” said Executive Director Randy Schwartzenburg. “K.C. was such a tremendous President, working tirelessly behind the scenes promoting Trucker Buddy and conducting Trucker Buddy programs.

“Due to the leadership of all four outgoing board members, Trucker Buddy is in better position for the future. The new board members have begun there new terms. We are excited to have them on the leadership team, each bringing a unique skill set to help Trucker Buddy in our upcoming opportunities.”




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