Celebrating our 89th Year as the “Voice of Trucking” in Illinois, the Illinois Trucking Association consists of dedicated Motor Carriers and Allied Members who support the people in our valued industry.  ITA is the Illinois affiliate of the American Trucking Associations.  As a result we bring with us experience of all other State Trucking Associations into one united team. Illinois Trucking Association provides you a lobbying voice in Springfield PLUS a whole array of services to help manage the impact of change within our industry. We team with other industry leaders to provide educational opportunities and member discounts. 

ITA Staff, Members and our lobbyist have played a critical role in supporting the trucking Industry in Illinois and nationally. We have worked diligently to defend the rights of our members in the Illinois General Assembly, various state, county and federal agencies.

The following are a few examples:

  • Secured legislation to reinstate the Rolling Stock Tax Exemption

  • Worked with the Department of Revenue to reduce the Commercial Distribution Fee by 60%

  • Represented the industry by securing $100,000,000 savings over four years with the Illinois Toll Highway Authority through I-Pass savings

  • ITA is the Illinois sponsor of the Illinois Professional Truck Driving Championships host to over 150 participants and growing every year

  • ITA provides educational opportunities through our joint ITA/Allied member seminars. ALWAYS FREE TO CURRENT ITA MEMBERS

  • Seminars in Drug and Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion, DOT Compliance, Labor Law, Hazardous Material and many more

  • DOT Compliance forms available free to charge

  • Drug & Alcohol Testing Services

ITA is working hard for YOU! If you hire drivers, operate trucks, or provide a service to the trucking industry, then Illinois Trucking Association is the right choice for you!


BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Illinois Trucking Association 2019-2020

REPRESENTATIVES AT LARGE
Executive Committee

  • Kevin Lhotak - Reliable Transportation Specialists*

  • Ray Drake - UPS

  • Rocky Caylor - Cadence Premier Logistics

  • David Moss - Bedford Motor Service

  • Tony Schmidt - Mr. Bult's, Inc.

  • Ken Miller - J.B. Hunt

  • Nick Urso - Bear Cartage & Intermodal

  • Eric Kiefer - NuWay Transportation

* Denotes IL Vice President to the ATA, President to IANA

OFFICERS
Executive Board/Executive Committee

  • CHAIRWOMAN OF THE BOARD
    Melanie Burnham - Hercules Forwarding

  • PRESIDENT
    Bob StockStock Transport

  • 1ST VICE PRESIDENT
    Brian WasowiczTriple G Enterprises

  • 2ND VICE PRESIDENT
    Randy VaughnSuperior Bulk Logistics

  • 3RD VICE PRESIDENT
    Mike BurtonC&K Trucking

  • SECRETARY / TREASURER
    Joe NewmanNewman Carriers

  • LEGAL COUNSEL
    Jerry CooperScopelitis

  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    Matt HartITA

 

GENERAL BOARD MEMBERS

  • John McGovernOSCO Oil

  • Aaron Tennant - Simplex Leasing

  • Mike CappallettTransChicago Truck Group

  • Adan Abarca - A&M Intermodal

  • Bill PresterHNI Risk Services

  • Trevor Yates - Truck Centers, Inc.

  • Alan DetmersDouble D Express

  • Bob Christ - Cayenne Express

  • Laura NussbaumCIT Group, Inc.

  • John BidochkaRush Truck Centers

  • Mark DannhauserThe Custom Companies, Inc.

  • Cindy Steinhorst - JJ Keller

  • Bill Primeaux - FedEx