LANGLEY, B.C. — The BC Trucking Association (BCTA) has appointed Trace Acres as its vice-president.
In his new role, Acres, the former director of corporate communications and public affairs at the BC Automobile Association (BCAA), will be responsible for all communications regarding BCTA policies and advocacy on behalf of the trucking industry, and for identifying ways of further advancing the association’s stated mission: to promote a prosperous, safe, efficient and responsible commercial road transportation industry that contributes to the economy of British Columbia.
Trace brings considerable experience in transportation to BCTA following over a decade of service as a director at BCAA, including six years as manager of communications and media relations for TransLink and BC Transit, and five years as manager of communications for the Vancouver Port Corporation.
Trace has an MBA from Simon Fraser University and a Diploma of Technology in Broadcast Communications (Journalism) from the BC Institute of Technology.
“BCTA looks forward to having Trace apply his formidable skill set to the wide variety of issues that commercial freight and passenger transportation carriers face daily on roads and highways throughout B.C.,” BCTA officials said in a release.
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