Leadership and Board of Directors


CVTA’s leadership is comprised of industry, policy, and association management experts focused on representing the interests of member organizations and the truck driving training industry as a whole. Together, with members and partners, CVTA executives help craft the strategic direction for the organization.

CVTA Staff

Victoria Slatton

Executive Director

703-642-9444 ext.101 victoria.slatton@cvta.org

Cindy Atwood

Vice President

703-642-9444 ext.102 ccatwood@cvta.org

Christine Akpan

Executive Administrative Assistant

703-642-9444 ext.103 christine.akpan@cvta.org

Board of Directors

  The CVTA Board of Directors — comprised of our member organizations’ leaders and CVTA’s President and CEO — is actively involved in shaping CVTA’s priorities, policy, and activities designed to help manage the industry’s reputation.

Jerome Redmond


American Truck Training, Inc.

Jeff Steinberg


Apex CDL Institute

Brad Barber

Immediate Past Chairman

Georgia Driving Academy

Stuart Bowman

Treasurer / Secretary

Roadmaster Drivers School

John Diab

Smith & Solomon, Emeritus Director

Jill Balleh

CDS Tractor Trailor Training

Danny Bradford

United Truck Driving-TN

Jeff Burkhardt

Ancora Education

Mike Fadner

Paramount Capital Group

Becky Hudson

Advanced Training Systems

Cheryl Freauff

TMC Transportation

Tim McLain

Swift Transportation

Tim Norlin

Roehl Transport

Bruce Busada

Diesel Driving Academy, Emeritus Director

Lou Spoonhour

Retired, Emeritus Director

Martin Garsee

NAPFTDS Representative Houston Community College

R. Wade Murphree

Honorary Board Member

CVTA Committees


CVTA has a number of standing and ad hoc committees that allow our members to share their expertise and opinions on critical issues facing the industry. This dialogue and the work product resulting from this input works to benefit not only our members, but the entire commercial driver training industry. The following standing committees are focused on a specific segment of CVTA members or are focused on addressing a particular need identified by all members.


To learn more about CVTA’s Committees and how to get involved, visit our Membership page.

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• Legislative & Regulatory • Member Services • Membership
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