BANFF, Alta. — Richard Warnock of Westfreight Systems has been elected the new president of the Alberta Motor Transport Association, an announcement made at this year’s AMTA annual general meeting and convention in the Rockies.
“I look forward to a great year with staff, management and the board,” said the new president, after the announcement was made at the AGM.
The former past president, Gene Orlick, made the announcement as former president Greg Sokil was unable to attend the convention.
Along with the appointment of new president Warnock, the new board includes: president-elect Dean Paisley (Lethbridge Truck Terminals), and past-president Sokil (Sokil Express Lines).
The AMTA executive board also includes: Calgary regional director Trevor Fridfinnson (Bison Transport); Central regional director Don Jackman (Enviro Sort); Northeast regional director Rod Shopland (Night Hawk Truck Lines); Edmonton regional director Dan Duckering (Duckering’s Transport); Southern regional director Darren Smith (Rosenau Transport); and Northwest regional director Ed Pierce (Capstan Hauling).
The four AMTA directors-at-large include: Carl Rosenau (Rosenau Transport); Bob Hill (Hill Bros. Expressways); Orlick (Orlick Transport); and Jean Kipp (Trimac Transportation).
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