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For Immediate Release
April 29, 2019

For Information Contact:
Gary Petty, NPTC

NPTC Elects Representatives to Board of Directors, Board of Governors

ARLINGTON, VA – Four new members were elected to the NPTC Board of Directors at the group’s Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition held April 14-16, 2019 in Cincinnati, OH.

The newly elected members seated on the Board of Directors were: Pat Toler, CTP, Director of Freight & Warehousing, Marzetti Company; Paul Miller, CTP, Director of Transportation, Merchants Distributors; Keith Frantz, CTP, DOT Compliance Manager, ADM Trucking, Inc.; and Rosemary Schaffer, CTP, Director, Non-Profit Business, Penske Truck Leasing Company.

They join existing board members Lewis Allen, CTP, Director, Fleet Operations, Aaron’s, Inc.; David Barth,CTP, Transportation Area Manager, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.; Erle Bergstrom, Jr., CTP, Transportation/Fleet Manager, Orscheln Farm and Home LLC;Megan Chan, CTP, Fleet Safety & Compliance Manager, Mondelez International LLC; Luann Dunkerley, Sales Leader – NE Territory, The CEI Group, Inc..; Brian Johnston, CTP, Sr. Director of Transportation, Core-Mark International; Robert Larsen, Sr. Director, Business Services Marketing, J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.; Robert Mann, Vice President and Assistant General Manager, Vocational Business, International Truck/Navistar, Inc.; Larry Ogg, CTP, Director of Logistics, Universal Forest Products, Inc.; Mari Roberts, CTP, Senior Director of Transportation, Frito-Lay, Inc.; and Gary Petty, NPTC President and CEO.                                                                               .
The NPTC Board of Directors is under the leadership of Chair Carol Heinowski, Logistics Manager, Safety and Compliance, Meijer, Inc.; Vice Chair Mike Schwersenska, CTP, Director of Transportation/Logistics, Brakebush Transportation, Inc.; Secretary, Chuck Amen, CTP, Manager, Transportation Operations, Hillyard, Inc.; and Treasurer Bedford Monday, Jr., CTP, Director of Warehouse Operations, The Schwan Food Company.

Elected to the NPTC Institute Board of Governors were:

  • Susan M Baranczyk, Corporate Communications & Corporate PR, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
  • Hayden Cardiff, Chief Executive Officer, Idelic
  • Jeff Dykes, Director, Sales & Support, Blue Beacon Truck Washes
  • Jim Griffin, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technical Officer, Fleet Advantage
  • Matt Peterson, CTP, Director, Mack Leasing System/ Volvo Truck Leasing System
  • Jill Quinn, President, Centerline Drivers, LLC

Members of the NPTC Board of Directors are: (front row left to right) Luann Dunkerley, The CEI Group, Inc.; 

Treasurer, Bedford Monday, CTP, The Schwan Food Company; Secretary, Chuck Amen, CTP, Hillyard, Inc.; Chair, Carol Heinowski, Meijer, Inc.; Vice Chair, Mike Schwersenska, CTP, Brakebush Transportation, Inc.; Mari Roberts, CTP, Frito-Lay; Rosemary Schaffer, CTP, Penske Truck Leasing Company; and standing (from left) Gary Petty, NPTC President & CEO;Erle Bergstrom, Jr., CTP, Orscheln Farm and Home LLC;David Barth,CTP, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.; Paul Miller, CTP, Merchants Distributors; Robert Larsen, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.; Pat Toler, CTP, Marzetti Company; Keith Frantz, CTP, ADM Trucking, Inc.; Brian Johnston, CTP, Core-Mark International; and Robert Mann, International Truck/Navistar, Inc. 

Members of the NPTC Institute Board of Governors are: (seated left to right) Gayle Robertson, BOLT System; Kim Castagnetta, TransForce Group; Laura Johnson, CTP, NIC Federal; Chair Mari Roberts, CTP, Frito-Lay, Inc.; Luann Dunkerley, CEI Group, Inc.; Laura McMillan, CTP, Instructional Technologies, Inc. Second row Mike Schwersenska, CTP, Brakebush Transportation, Inc.; Scott Willert, America’s Service Line, LLC; Susan Baranczyk, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.; Jill Quinn, Centerline Drivers, LLC; Gary Petty, NPTC; John Vosters, Fleetworthy Solutions; Gary Ciapetta, CTP, Hendrickson; Paul Miller, CTP, Merchants Distributors, LLC; and Bedford Monday, CTP, The Schwan Food Company. Third row from left, Dan Vitts, CTP, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations; Jeff Dykes, Blue Beacon Truck Washes; Keith Frantz, CTP, ADM Trucking, Inc.; Del Lisk, CTP, Lytx; Ron Tartt, CTP, DRC, Inc.; Bryan Coyne, CTP, Trimble Transportation; and Rick Joyce, CTP, FleetNet America. Back row from left Chris Hepler, CTP, Element Fleet Management; Jim Griffin, Fleet Advantage; Bob Boyich, CTP, CPC Logistics, Inc.; Matt Peterson, CTP, Mack Leasing System/Volvo Truck Leasing System; Hayden Cardiff, Idelic; Vice Chair, Duane Woods, CTP, Albertsons Companies; Bob Mann, International Truck/Navistar, Inc.; Dave Belter, Ryder System; Steven Garrish, CTP, SleepSafe Drivers, Inc.; Steve Bryan, SambaSafety; and Don White, CTP, Cooling Concepts, LLC.

About NPTC
Founded in 1939, the National Private Truck Council is the only national trade association exclusively representing the interests of the private truck industry and corporate/business private truck fleet management. With an actively engaged leadership team of Board representatives, member volunteers and staff, NPTC in the past decade has grown significantly to serve a rising professional class of private fleet practitioners meeting the challenges of modern corporate transportation. NPTC is the leading learning resource center, government affairs advocate, and business networking culture for America’s top private fleet and supplier member companies.  The Council produces benchmarking, best practices, and economic data reports on the private fleet market; administers the highly regarded Certified Transportation Professional (CTP) training program, and conducts some of the most successful events in the trucking industry including the Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition, the Private Fleet Management Institute, and the National Safety Conference. For more information about the Council’s activities and programs, visit our website at

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