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.

ChairmanBrad Barber, Georgia Driving Academy

Vice Chairman - Larry Marsh, JTL Truck Driver Training

Past Chairman - Gary Strube, DrivePro

Treasurer / Secretary - Stuart Bowman, Career Path Training Corporation

Gary Pressley, Heavy Metal Truck Training School

Paul Rasmussen, Paschall Truck Lines 

Jerome Redmond, American Truck Training

Nadia Speney, PIA  Jump Start Programs

Associate Member Representatives

Davida Rogers, J. Smith Lanier & Company

John Rojas, Mike Byrnes & Associates, Inc.

Motor Carrier Representatives 

Paul Rasmussen, Paschall Truck Lines 

Marilyn Surber, Melton Truck Lines

NAPFTDS Representative

Martin Garsee, Houston Community College

Bruce Busada, Diesel Driving Academy,  Emeritus Director

Louis Spoonhour, Retired, Emeritus Director

John Diab, Sr., Smith & Solomon, Emeritus Director

R. Wade Murphree, Honorary Board Member