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.
President and CEO - Don Lefeve
Vice President - Cindy Atwood
Director of Government Relations - Alice Smith
Director of Administration - Charlie Kim
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, Smith & Solomon
Treasurer / Secretary - Stuart Bowman, Career Path Corporation
John Frey, Stevens Transport
Greg Koepel, Roehl Transport
Larry Marsh, JTL Truck Driver Training
Gary Pressley, Heavy Metal Truck Training School
John Rojas, Mike Byrnes & Associates, Inc.
Jamie Sather, National Tractor Trailer School
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