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Register today for the 2018 NATERA Conference!

September 16-18 in Salt Lake City

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OUR MISSION

NATERA – the North American Transportation Employee Relations Association – is the only association completely dedicated to the fields of Human Resources and Labor Relations for the Transportation Industry.

 OBJECTIVES

  • To enhance the productivity of all employees in the transportation industry.
  • To minimize the risk of financial loss resulting from uninformed employment decisions.
  • To enhance the employment environment for all employees in the transportation industry resulting in an image which will attract the highest quality of employees.
  • To promote, encourage and contribute to the attainment of the highest degree of professionalism by transportation executives and management personnel.

NATERA is the sum of all its parts: labor relations, personnel, human resources, industrial relations, legal counsel, as well as other executives and management personnel in the trucking industry.

By understanding NATERA’s purpose and objectives we hope every trucking professional will consider this an open invitation to join the Association. As with any trade organization whose principle aim is to serve its members, NATERA will become as strong as its members make it.

About Us

2018 NATERA Officers

John Pryor – Executive Director

Daren Wingard – Board Chair

Ryan Walls – Board Vice Chair

Ashley Weick – Board Vice Chair

Otto Budig – Treasurer

Hal Coxson – Conference Program Committee Chairman Emeritus

Russ Brown – Conference Program Committee Co-Chair

Steve Kubsch – Conference Program Committee Co-Chair

Katharine Weber – 2017 Board Chair

 

2018 Board of Directors

Russ Brown
CEO
RWP Labor LLC
P.O. Box 372636
Satellite Beach, FL 32937-2636
Phone: (202) 780-8005
rbrown@rwplabor.com

Otto M. Budig, Jr.
President
Parsec, Inc.
1100 Gest Street
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Phone: (513) 562-8245
obudig@parsecinc.com

Dee Dee Cox
Director – HR Development
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
500 Old Dominion Way
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: (336) 822-5846
DeeDee.Cox@odfl.com

Harold P. (Hal) Coxson, Jr., Esq.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C.
1909 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 887-0855
hal.coxson@ogletreedeakins.com

F.R. (Fritz) Damm, Esq.
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.
535 Griswold Street, Suite 1818
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 237-7400
fdamm@scopelitis.com

Rebecca S. Davies , Esq.
Butzel Long
150 West Jefferson, Suite 100
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 225-7028
davies@butzel.com

Jean Ann Dugger
Director, Human Resources
Highway Transport
2940 Fish Hatchery Road
Mohawk, TN 37810
Phone: (865) 250-2062
jdugger@hyttlogistics.com

Jennifer Hall
General Counsel & EVP, Legal Affairs
American Trucking Associates
950 North Glebe Road
Suite 210
Arlington, VA 22203
Phone: (703) 838-1888
jhall@trucking.org

James H. Hanson, Esq.
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light & Hanson
10 West Market Street, Suite 1500
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 492-9205
Fax: (317) 687-2414
jhanson@scopelitis.com

John V. Jansonius, Esq.
Jackson Walker LLP
901 Main Street, Suite 6000
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: (214) 953-5970
jjansonius@jw.com

Randel K. Johnson
Senior Vice President
Labor, Immigration and Employee Benefits
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062
Phone: (202) 463-5448
rjohnson@uschamber.com

Steve Kubsch
Director, Transportation Operations
Growmark, Inc.
1701 Towanda Avenue
Bloomington, IL 61701
Phone: (309) 557-6265
skubsch@growmark.com

Abel Martinez
Group VP Partner Relations
HEB Grocery Co.
646 S. Flores
San Antonio, TX 78204
Phone: (210) 938-8232
martinez.abel@heb.com

Lee Miller
President
Miller Transportation, Inc.
Post Office Box 1123
Jackson, MS 39215-1123
Phone: (601) 922-8331
lmiller@millert.com

John Pryor
Vice President – Human Resources & Safety
Southeastern Freight Lines
420 Davega Road
Lexington, SC 29073
Phone: (803) 939-3291
john.pryor@sefl.com

Katie Robison
Chief Marketing Officer
Allstate Delivery Service
Distribution Personnel, Inc.
Labor Services Company
Physical Distribution Services, Inc.
Phone: (800) 328-5700 ext. 119
katie@e-laborservices.com

Rebecca Smith
Rock Creek Consulting
Phone: (208) 283-4237
rebeccamarie631@yahoo.com

Robert Soto
Schneider National
Associate Relations Director
Intermodal Division
Phone: (920) 592-2000 Ext. 5921300
SotoR@schneider.com

Mark A. Spognardi, Esq.
Pautsch, Spognardi & Baiocchi
Legal Group, LLP
20 S. Clark Street
29th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 291 8299
Maspognardi@spoglaw.com

Ellen Voie
President/CEO
Women in Trucking, Inc.
PO Box 400
Plover, WI 54467
Phone: (920) 312-1350
ellen@womenintrucking.org

Ryan Walls
Vice President of Human Resources
Dillon Logistics dba Dillon Transport
3995 State Rd 60E
Mulberry, FL 33860
Phone: (330) 417-5364
rwalls@dillonlogistics.com

Katharine C. Weber, Esq.
Jackson Lewis LLP
201 East Fifth Street
PNC Center, 26th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 898-0050
katharine.weber@jacksonlewis.com

Ashley Wieck
Director of Human Resources – Field Operations
Kenan Advantage Group
11336 Elysian Circle
Daphne, AL
Phone: (251) 463-6159
ashley.wieck@thekag.com

Daren Wingard
Vice President, Associate Relations
C.R. England, Inc.
4701 West 2100 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84120
Phone: (801) 974-3540
daren.wingard@crengland.com

 

 

Register today for the 2018 NATERA Conference!

September 16-18 in Salt Lake City


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Slide1

OUR MISSION

NATERA – the North American Transportation Employee Relations Association – is the only association completely dedicated to the fields of Human Resources and Labor Relations for the Transportation Industry.

 OBJECTIVES

  • To enhance the productivity of all employees in the transportation industry.
  • To minimize the risk of financial loss resulting from uninformed employment decisions.
  • To enhance the employment environment for all employees in the transportation industry resulting in an image which will attract the highest quality of employees.
  • To promote, encourage and contribute to the attainment of the highest degree of professionalism by transportation executives and management personnel.

NATERA is the sum of all its parts: labor relations, personnel, human resources, industrial relations, legal counsel, as well as other executives and management personnel in the trucking industry.

By understanding NATERA’s purpose and objectives we hope every trucking professional will consider this an open invitation to join the Association. As with any trade organization whose principle aim is to serve its members, NATERA will become as strong as its members make it.

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