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
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
Executive Board/Executive Committee
CHAIRWOMAN OF THE BOARD
Melanie Burnham - Hercules Forwarding
Bob Stock - Stock Transport
1ST VICE PRESIDENT
Brian Wasowicz - Triple G Enterprises
2ND VICE PRESIDENT
Randy Vaughn - Superior Bulk Logistics
3RD VICE PRESIDENT
Mike Burton - C&K Trucking
SECRETARY / TREASURER
Joe Newman - Newman Carriers
Jerry Cooper - Scopelitis
Matt Hart - ITA
GENERAL BOARD MEMBERS
John McGovern - OSCO Oil
Aaron Tennant - Simplex Leasing
Mike Cappallett - TransChicago Truck Group
Adan Abarca - A&M Intermodal
Bill Prester - HNI Risk Services
Trevor Yates - Truck Centers, Inc.
Alan Detmers - Double D Express
Bob Christ - Cayenne Express
Laura Nussbaum - CIT Group, Inc.
John Bidochka - Rush Truck Centers
Mark Dannhauser - The Custom Companies, Inc.
Cindy Steinhorst - JJ Keller
Bill Primeaux - FedEx