School Bus Contractors

NSTA discusses new administration, FTA proposal

Danielle Abe, NSTA Director of Operations and Marketing
Posted on March 1, 2009

ORLANDO, Fla. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) convened here in late January for its annual Midwinter Meeting.

It was a highly productive meeting in which attendees were given the latest industry information and worked on association projects.

The first day of the meeting included legislative and regulatory updates from Becky Weber of BKSH & Associates, NSTA’s lobbyist, and Robin Leeds, NSTA’s industry specialist.

The updates focused on how the change in administration and the Democratic majority will affect the school bus industry. There was also discussion of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on school bus operations; members were encouraged to support the proposal by submitting comments to the FTA.

During the second day of the meeting, attendees worked on association initiatives, including projects from the business development and government relations committees. On the third day, the NSTA board of directors met.

Attendees were treated to a variety of networking opportunities, including a golf tournament and evening functions.

The next NSTA event is the Annual Meeting and Convention, to be held in Greensboro, N.C., July 19-22.

 

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
Blake Krapf has begun a two-year term as president of the National School Transportation Association. Tiffany Boykin is the new executive director. 
News

New Leadership Takes the Reins at NSTA

Blake Krapf begins a two-year term as president of the school bus contractors association. Meanwhile, Tiffany Boykin is named the new executive director.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from SBF delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the school bus industry and don't miss a thing!