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Shawn Brougham elected Green Truck Association chairman


Media Contact:
Summer Marrs
Director of Communications & Public Relations

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (March 2016) — The Green Truck Association, an NTEA affiliate division, recently elected new officers of the Board of Governors.

Shawn Brougham, director, product development at Altec Industries (St. Joseph, Missouri), will serve as 2016–2017 Green Truck Association chairman. Brougham accepted this responsibility from preceding chairman Robert Stevens, vice president of strategy for ROUSH CleanTech (Livonia, Michigan).

“I welcome this role on the Green Truck Association leadership team and am eager to help the industry move forward by identifying and implementing end-user solutions,” said Brougham. “This organization is a tremendous resource, supporting broader deployment of green vehicles. While promoting sustainability initiatives that reduce our collective environmental footprint, we can encourage industry companies to adopt effective emerging technologies.”

Shawn Brougham (right) presents Rob Stevens (left) with the GTA Service Award for his commitment to the Association over the past year.

Elected for remaining officer positions on the Green Truck Association Board of Governors are Vice Chairman Amy Dobrikova, president of Intelligent Fleet Solutions (Jacksonville, Florida), and Treasurer Chris Weiss, vice president, engineering, at The Knapheide Manufacturing Company (Quincy, Illinois). Each was elected to a one-year term.

Serving alongside the Green Truck Association officers are:

  • Margo Melendez, manager, transportation technology deployment, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Golden, Colorado)

  • John Scholtes, CPE commercial truck, Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, Michigan)

  • Kellie Walsh, executive director, Greater Indiana Clean Cities (Mooresville, Indiana)

The Green Truck Association seeks to advance deployment of alternative fuels and sustainable technologies by:

  • Showcasing green truck developments

  • Serving as the resource for relevant legislative, regulatory and funding initiatives

  • Supplying applicable market data and technical resources

  • Sharing timely news on green truck products and initiatives

The Green Truck Association, an NTEA affiliate division, was established in 2010 in recognition of the growing interest and demand for green products within the work truck industry. It helps fleets, manufacturers, upfitters, government agencies and other industry stakeholders stay up-to-date with relevant regulatory and industry developments, while also helping expand and improve the market for green truck applications. Find more information at greentruckassociation.com.

Established in 1964, NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, represents approximately 1,800 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the Association. NTEA provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show®. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in suburban Detroit and government relations offices in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario. Visit ntea.com to learn more.

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