During ABA's Marketplace and Busworld North America in Detroit, the membership elected new Chad Cushman, president of Indian Trails, Inc. in Owosso, Mich., to join the ABA Board of Directors. The ABA Board also honored outgoing Board members Tom McCaughey, president of Flagship Trailways in Cranston, R.I., and Michelle Wiltgen, retired from National Interstate Insurance Company, for their years of service to the ABA membership.
The ABA Foundation Board of Governors also added three new members: Mary Courie, national sales with Hard Rock Cafe International in Davie, Fla.; Greg Dotson, Group Sales manager of the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando, Fla.; and Brent Maitland, Private Sector Sales and Marketing vice president for Motor Coach Industries in Des Plaines, Ill.
During Marketplace and Busworld North America, ABA President & CEO Peter Pantuso recognized retiring ABA Foundation Board of Governors member Pat Ziska of Motor Coach Industries for her years of service to the industry and the association, especially the Foundation.
Commenting on the additions to the ABA Board of Directors and ABA Foundation Board of Governors, Pantuso said "It is our volunteer leaders that make ABA and the ABA Foundation what we are today. Their dedication to ensuring we provide our members the resources, research, scholarships and programming they need to succeed in this industry is priceless. We are so fortunate to our Board of Directors and Board of Governors and I look forward to working with our new members."