Myths about diesel are disappearing.
“I am deeply honored to be elected president of the National School Transportation Association and look forward to representing the membership,” Benish Jr. said. “NSTA has been a leader in representing the interests of private school bus contractors, as well as the districts we work with, and I look forward to continuing to highlight the incredible safety record of the industry.”
Meanwhile, Curt Macysyn has stepped into the executive director role at NSTA.
Macysyn is a veteran nonprofit executive who has more than 25 years of experience with various trade and advocacy organizations. Previously, he has dealt with school transportation issues as executive director of the New Jersey Child Care Association, as well as the director of government relations for the New Jersey Schools Boards Association. In addition, he has held several other organizational leadership roles, such as executive vice president for the Community Associations Institute and state director for the National Federation of Independent Business.
Macysyn has been appointed to several boards and commissions throughout his career, including the National Governor’s Association: Early Care and Education Workforce Policy Committee, the New Jersey Council on Young Children, New Jersey State Board of Mortuary Science, and the New Capital Sources Board.
Myths about diesel are disappearing.
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