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Tomlinson elected chairman of Technology & Maintenance Council

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kevin Tomlinson, director of maintenance at South Shore Transportation, was elected 2015-2016 general chairman and treasurer of American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council during TMC’s 2015 annual meeting here.

“Kevin has been a longtime and valued member of TMC and has been an important voice on the issues we work so hard on,” said Carl Kirk, ATA vice president of maintenance, information technology & logistics and TMC executive director.

Tomlinson, who served this past year as the council’s vice chairman and chairman of meetings, replaced Dan Umphress of A&R Logistics, who becomes immediate past chair.

“I greatly enjoyed my year as chairman,” Umphress said, “I want to thank my fellow TMC members for the opportunity and congratulate Kevin on his election.”

“It is an honor to be selected by one’s peers for a leadership position,” Tomlinson said. “I’m greatly looking forward to this next year as TMC chairman.”

Others serving as TMC officers for 2015-2016 include:

 Doug White, Dunbar Armored, vice chairman and chairman of meetings;

• Glen McDonald, Ozark Motor Lines, chairman of study groups;

• Peggy Fisher, TireStamp, chairman of membership and publicity;

• John Adami, NW Heavy Duty Component Sales, chairman of associates;

Directors-at-large include Allen Caldwell, First Fleet; Kenneth Calhoun, Truck Centers of Arkansas; Todd Cotier, Hartt Transportation; David Foster, Worldwide Equipment;

Jeff Harris, Swift Transportation; Joe Stiache, Peco Foods; John Sullivan, Reliable Carriers; and Dave Walters, Alcoa Wheel Products.

TMC is an American technical society for truck equipment technology and maintenance professionals featuring a diverse membership of equipment managers, service-dealers, owner-operators, industry suppliers and manufacturers, educators, academia and others that support the trucking industry.

TMC member fleets represent the broad range of industry vocations, including truckload, less-than-truckload, municipal, private, on/off-highway, construction and other operations.

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