AMTA names new executive director

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CALGARY, Alta. — The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) has named Don Wilson as its new executive director, effective immediately. Wilson replaces longtime executive director Mayne Root.

AMTA officials say Wilson has a long history of working with the industry, beginning as a driver and terminal manager. He spent 32 years working with Alberta Transportation Driver Programs and Licensing Standards. While there, he worked with the AMTA on the Professional Driver Improvement Course and long-combination vehicle certification. Also during this time, Wilson was involved with the Driver of the Month selection committee, the Regional meetings, and volunteered at the Provincial Truck Driving Championships.

Wilson is a native Albertan and longtime Calgary resident. He volunteers with the Calgary Stampede Promotions Committee and Heritage Park as a locomotive fireman.

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