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Dan Umphress, A&R Logistics, Named TMC General Chairman

ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dan Umphress, vice president of maintenance and fleet services for A&R Logistics, has been elected 2014-2015 general chairman and treasurer of American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council during TMC's 2014 Annual Meeting, now underway in Nashville, Tenn.

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Umphress served this past year as the Council's vice chairman and chairman of meetings.

Others serving as TMC officers for 2014-2015 include: Vice Chairman and Chairman of Meetings Kevin Tomlinson, South Shore Transportation; Chairman of Study Groups Doug White, Dunbar Armored; Chairman of Membership and Publicity Peggy Fisher, TireStamp, Inc.; Chairman of Associates Al Anderson, Bose Corp.; Immediate Past Chairman Kirk Altrichter, Crete Carrier Corp.; and Executive Director Carl Kirk, ATA vice president of maintenance, information technology & logistics.

Directors-at-large include: John Adami, NW Heavy Duty Component Sales; Todd Cotier, Hartt Transportation; Greg Cybor, professional fleet manager; David Foster, professional fleet manager; Jeff Harris, Swift Transportation; and John Sullivan, Reliable Carriers.

TMC's Annual and Transportation Technology Exhibition continues through Thursday.

TMC is America's premier technical society for truck equipment technology and maintenance professionals. TMC features a diverse membership of equipment managers, service-dealers, owner-operators, industry suppliers and manufacturers, educators, academia and others that support the trucking industry. TMC member fleets represent the broad range of industry vocations, including truckload, less-than-truckload, municipal, private, on/off-highway, construction and other operations. Find out more about TMC online at http://tmc.trucking.org.

American Trucking Associations is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation's freight. Follow ATA on Twitter or on Facebook. Good stuff. Trucks Bring It!

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