Board of governors

In accordance with the Bylaws of the Green Truck Association (GTA), NTEA’s Board of Directors has appointed the GTA Board of Governors.

The Board of Governors, which governs the GTA’s affairs, is responsible for setting policy and developing strategy for the organization, as well as playing an active role in the development of programs and services. Read the GTA Strategic Plan.

Chris Weiss
GTA Chairman
Vice president, engineering
The Knapheide Manufacturing Company (Quincy, Illinois)

Kellie Walsh
GTA Vice Chairman
Membership Services Director
Indiana Motor Truck Association (Indianapolis, Indiana)

Bill Burns
GTA Treasurer
Fleet and facilities manager
Swaco (Grove City, Ohio)

Ed Lovelace
GTA Governor at Large
XL Hybrids (Boston, Massachusetts)

Ted Barron
GTA Governor at Large
Vertical Market Manager
Terex (Hoover, Alabama)

Jim Castelaz
GTA Governor at Large
Motiv Power Systems (Foster City, California)

The Board is very interested in suggestions as to worthwhile efforts the GTA can undertake or issues the Association can address. The Board encourages GTA members to offer comments or ideas. Please call 1-800-441-6832, e-mail or contact GTA Secretary and NTEA Senior Director of Fleet Relations George Survant directly at

For additional details on appointments to the GTA Board of Governors, selection and terms, please refer to the complete GTA Governing Policies.

GTA strategic plan
(Adobe PDF File)
GTA Governing Policies
(Adobe PDF File)