ABA Elects New 2018 Leadership & Board Members during Annual Meeting

Today, the American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing the North American motorcoach, travel and tour industry – announced its new leadership and the election of new members to its Board of Directors as voted by the membership during its Annual Meeting in Charlotte, N.C.

The 2018 Board Officers:

Chairman of the Board
Don DeViVo
New Britain, Conn.

Vice Chairman of the Board
Gene Berardi
Adirondack Trailways
Hurley, N.Y.

Immediate Past Chairman
John Meier
Badger Coaches, Inc.
Madison, Wis.

John Miller
Miller Transportation
Louisville, Ky.

New Board of Directors:

Mike Dickson of Southeastern Stages in Atlanta and AJ Kinney of Great Day Tours and Charter Bus Service in Cleveland were voted to three-year terms. Nicole Twigg, CTIS, of Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau in Louisville, Ky., was voted to a one-year term.

Kim Grzywacz, CTIS, CIT Signature Transportation, Ames, Iowa, was appointed a one-year term as the 2019 ABA Marketplace Chairman.

“ABA recently went through a strategic planning routine and have mapped out the next three years for the association and how we service our members and the industry,” said ABA President & CEO Peter Pantuso. “These new officers and board members will play a key role in helping ABA continuing being the most respected and valued motorcoach, travel and tourism association and I look forward to working with all of these dedicated professionals.”

About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


Melanie Hinton, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, ABA
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