The Maine Motor Transport Association acts as the medium for expression of the collective views of its members on matters affecting the motor transportation industry. The MMTA does such things as may be proper to create and stimulate a fair and intelligent attitude on the part of the public with respect to the transportation business of its members and to accomplish fair and intelligent legislation with respect thereto.
The Maine Motor Transport Association was established in 1946 as the Maine Commercial Motor Vehicle Association. The name was changed to the Maine Motor Transport Association in the late 1970's. The MMTA offers safety and drivers education programs, seminars on a variety of industry issues, and recognizes professionalism through driver of the month and driver of the year awards. The MMTA sponsors the Maine Truck Driving Championships, held yearly at Dysart's in Hermon, Maine. The Maine Motor Transport Association publishes the "Maineline" newsletter 20 to 30 times yearly, and the "Maine Motor Transport News" 10 time a year.
To foster and promote the motor transportation industry in the State of Maine and elsewhere; To promote the welfare of its members by friendly association, cooperation, and education, to the end that valuable aid to the motor transportation industry and to the public at large may thereby be developed; To assist in and provide for education of those engaged in the motor transportation industry and their suppliers on matters affecting the operation of motor vehicles, including safety procedures, safety devices, and laws governing such operations; To improve motor transportation services by providing leadership and assistance to persons and firms engaged in the motor transportation industry and by cooperating with all public officials and interested parties; To foster and promote safety on the highways; To affiliate with or establish working relationships with other Associations, including the American Trucking Associations, Inc.; To act as the medium for expression of the collective views of its members on matters affecting the motor transportation industry; and To do such things as may be proper to create and stimulate a fair and intelligent attitude on the part of the public with respect to the transportation business of its members and to accomplish fair and intelligent legislation with respect thereto.
To join the Maine Motor Transport Association, please visit the Membership Page.
Contact the Maine Motor Transport Association:
Maine Motor Transport Association
P.O. Box 857
142 Whitten Road
Augusta, ME 04332-0857
Chairman: John Lightbody, Murray, Plumb & Murray www.mpmlaw.com
Vice Chairman: Jim McCurdy, Maine Commercial Tire, Inc. www.mctire.com
Secretary: Shawn Moore, R.C. Moore, Inc. www.rcmoore.com
Treasurer: Evan Keefer, Kris-Way Truck Leasing www.kris-way.com
Executive Committee: Brian Bouchard, H. O. Bouchard, Inc. www.hobouchard.com
State Vice President, ATA: John Austin, Portland Air Freight www.paftrans.com
Alternate State VP, ATA: Mark Hutchins, Hutchins Trucking www.hutchinstrucking.com
Budget Committee: Gerard Patry, Pottle's Transportation www.pottlestrans.com
Audit Committee: Evan Keefer, Kris-Way Truck Leasing www.kris-way.com
Governmental Affairs Committee Barry Pottle, Pottle's Transportation www.pottlestrans.com
Membership Committee: George Parke, Maxwood Services
Special Events Committee: John Waisenen, Clifford W. Perham, Inc.
Nominating Committee: John Austin, Portland Air Freight www.paftrans.com
Jeff Castonguay, Hartt Transportation Systems www.hartt-trans.com
Roland Crawford, Timberland Trucking
Alan Henriksen, Al Henriksen Trans.
Randy Macomber, Macomber Transportation
Tim McLaughlin, Dysart's Transportation, Inc. www.dysartstransportation.com
Robert Rondeau, Casco Bay Transportation
Floyd Thayer, Ed Thayer, Inc.
Ken Cannell, C. N. Brown Company www.cnbrown.com
Gary Cooper, J&S Oil Co., Inc. www.jsoil.co
George Downing, G. A. Downing Co., Inc. www.gadowning.com
Chris Huff, Hannaford Trucking Company www.hannaford.com
Jim Mountain, Jr., Shaw's Supermarkets www.shaws.com
Mark Nilsen, Poland Spring Bottling www.polandspring.com
Rick Thurston II, Reed & Reed www.reed-reed.com
Gary Bangor, Hale Trailer Brake & Wheel www.haletrailer.com
Brian Boulet, Boulet's Truck Service www.bouletstruckservice.com
Christopher Casey, MESCA Freight Cooperative www.mesca.com
Brian Hallowell, Cummins Northeast www.cumminsnortheast.com
Ben Hicks, C.B. Kenworth, Inc. www.kenworth.com
Andre La Brie, Ryder Transportation Services www.ryder.com
Tawnya Matthews, Central Maine Partners in Health
Richard Morrison, Portland North Truck Center www.pntc.net
Karen Spellman, K & K Ventures www.kventures.org
Ed Therrien, United Insurance Group www.unitedinsurancegroup.com
David Watson, Diesel Direct www.dieseldirect.com