Leadership

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

Don Lefeve
President & CEO
703-642-9444 ext. 101
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Cindy Atwood
Vice President
703-642-9444 ext. 102
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Mark Valentini
Director of Government Affairs
703-642-9444 ext. 105
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Kristine Gager
Director of Communications
703-642-9444 ext. 104
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Board of Directors

The CVTA Board of Directors — comprised of leaders of our member organizations 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.

Chairman - Gary Strube, DrivePro

Vice Chairman - Brad Barber, Georgia Driving Academy

Past Chairman - John Diab, Sr., Smith & Solomon

Treasurer / Secretary - Stuart Bowman, Career Path Corporation

John Frey, Stevens Transport

Larry Marsh, JTL Truck Driver Training

Gary Pressley, Heavy Metal Truck Training School

Jerome Redmond, American Truck Training

Davida Rogers, J. Smith Lanier

John Rojas, Mike Byrnes & Associates, Inc.

Ken Smith, Schneider National

NAPFTDS Representative - Martin Garsee, Houston Community College

Bruce Busada, Diesel Driving Academy,  Emeritus Director

Louis Spoonhour, Retired, Emeritus Director

R. Wade Murphree, Retired, Emeritus Director