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BCTA announces 2016-2017 board and executive committee

Posted: June 14, 2016 by Today's Trucking Staff

LANGLEY, BC – The British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) elected its board of directors for 2016 – 2017 at its annual general meeting and management conference in Kelowna, BC.

Members of the board of directors:

  • Phil Bandstra, Bandstra Transportation Systems Ltd., Smithers
    • Mike Bissell, Langley Freight Line (’90) Ltd., Vernon
    • Ben Boon, Chevron Canada Limited, Vancouver
    • John Bourbonniere, Harbour Link Container Services Inc., Delta
    • Stacey Ceron, Canada West Coachlines Ltd., Kamloops
    • Jim Charles, Berry & Smith Trucking Ltd., Penticton
    • Kevin Clark, Valley West Transport Ltd., Port Coquitlam
    • Clinton Connell, Eagle West Crane & Rigging, Abbotsford
    • John Cormier, Clark Freightways, Kamloops
    • Rex D’Souza, Prudential Transportation Ltd., Surrey
    • Doug Elliot, Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving, Delta
    • Stephanie Gagnon, XTL Transport Inc., Surrey
    • Jerry Gallant, First Truck Centre Vancouver Inc., Surrey
    • Ed Genberg, Ocean Trailer, Delta
    • Ken Johnson, Ken Johnson Trucking Ltd., Langley
    • Kevin Johnson, Coastal Pacific Xpress Inc., Surrey
    • Rick McArthur, Macal Bulk Transport Ltd., Mission
    • Gary McLeod, Northern BC Truckers Association, Dawson Creek
    • Greg Munden, Munden Ventures Ltd., Kamloops
    • Darren Racine, Protrux Systems, Inc., Pitt Meadows
    • Ken Rosenau, Rosenau Transport Ltd., Edmonton, AB
    • Byron Sample, Valley Roadways Ltd., Kamloops
    • Trevor Sawkins, ColdStar Solutions Inc., Victoria
    • Murray Scadeng, Triton Transport Ltd., Chilliwack
    • Paul Schroeder, Bison Transport Inc., Rocky View, AB
    • Doug Sutherland, Sutco Transportation Specialists, West Kelowna
    • Stephen Szalkai, BC Ready-Mixed Concrete Association / Rempel Bros. Concrete Ltd., Vancouver
    • Roy Taki, Arrow Transportation Systems Inc., Kamloops
    • Gary Vos, Tri-R Transport Ltd., Richmond
    • Dan Watson, Direct LP o/a Canada Cartage, Richmond
    • Jason Wheeler, Inland Kenworth, Burnaby
    • Jim White, Commercial Logistics Inc., Richmond
    • Jordan Wilson, Hawkeye Holdings Ltd., Kelowna

The new Board elected the following director to serve by special appointment:

  • Patrick Yearwood, Yearwood Dyson – Lawyers, Surrey

The Board also elected these directors to serve on BCTA’s Executive Committee:

  • Trevor Sawkins, Chairperson, ColdStar Solutions Inc.
  • Ken Johnson, 1st Vice Chairperson, Ken Johnson Trucking Ltd.
  • Phil Bandstra, 2nd Vice Chairperson, Bandstra Transportation Systems Ltd.
  • Dan Watson, Secretary/Treasurer, Direct LP o/a Canada Cartage
  • Kevin Johnson, Immediate Past Chairperson, Coastal Pacific Xpress Inc.
  • Ed Genberg, Associate Members’ Representative, Ocean Trailer
  • Doug Elliot, Director-at-Large, Apex Specialized Rigging & Moving

Secretary/Treasurer Dan Watson and Director-at-Large Doug Elliot are new to the Committee this year.  All are serving the first year of a two-year term. 


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