The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association was organized to promote the common business interests of persons engaged in the motor transportation industry and is dedicated to effectively representing the concerns of the trucking industry to members, government and regulatory agencies and the general public. PMTA is further pledged to assist member companies in managing the impact of change in the trucking industry and to enhance the professional and economic growth of its members.
PMTA represents the trucking and motor carrier industry of Pennsylvania by maintaining a respected reputation on Capitol Hill. The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association ensures that Legislators understand how thousands of bills and new laws affect the trucking and motor carrier industry, truck drivers, bus operators, and common carriers. PMTA builds government contacts and defends and protects the trucking and motor carrier industry.
The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association is affiliated with the American Trucking Associations , which represents PMTA members at the federal level, assists with interstate common carrier issues, and provides research and national trends on issues affecting the trucking and transportation industry. PMTA creates a positive image for the trucking industry through activities like Pennsylvania's Road Team, Truck Driving Championships, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Youth Driving Programs, and Safety Brakes.
A scholarship fund for family members of trucking industry and transportation company employees was formed by the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Delaware Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association. A minimum of 12 scholarships is awarded to people meeting the criteria and guidelines set forth by the Scholarship Committee. The award is $1000.
Membership information and links to Federal and State Agencies can be found on the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association website. PMTA can be reached by writing to them at 910 Linda Lane, Camp Hill, PA 17011, or calling 717-761-7122.
James Runk: President and CEO
Janine Valle: Vice President
Wanda Etnoyer: Accounting Manager
Carol Smore: Event Coordinator
Nancy Wilkes: Communications Director
Wendy Palermo: Title & Registration Agent
Dean Riland: Safety Director
Patty Wilt: Member Services
Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter
Jennifer McCoy: 412-885-8385
Board Of Directors
Chairman Of The Board: Calvin Ewell, H.R. Ewell, Inc., East Earl, PA
Immediate Past Chairman: Peter Costello, Maid-Rite Steak Co. Inc., Moscow, PA
1st Vice Chairman: Ed Botchie, Cressler Trucking, Inc., Shippensburg, PA
Treasurer: John Keagel, The Diamond Group, Inc, Thomasville, PA
Vice Chairman: James Germak, Jagrux Inc., Mariette, PA
Secretary: Harold Summers: Lester Summers, Inc., Ephrata, PA
Vice Chairman Vice President: Rebecca Summers, K&B Summers, Inc., Ephrata, PA
ATA State: Calvin Ewell, H.R. Ewell, Inc., East Earl, PA
Vice Chairman: Stephanie Fleetman, Mustang Expediting, Inc., Aston, PA
Charles Bernier, ECBM, Conshohocken, PA
Matt Campbell, HF Campbell & Son, Inc., Millerstown, PA
Timmy Nelson, UPS, Philadelphia, PA
Glenn A. Longstreth, L&H Trucking, Inc., Hanover, PA
Ron Uriah, Pitt Ohio Express LLC, Pittsburgh, PA
Paul Yerk, Indian Valley Bulk Carriers, Inc., Tylersport, PA