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Board & Staff

An all-volunteer board of directors comprising representatives from member companies of all sizes, from every region of New York State, governs the Trucking Association of New York (TANY).

2022—2023 Board of Directors

Chair

Mark Giuffré
United Parcel Service

Vice Chair

Joe Fitzpatrick
Lightning Express Delivery Service, Inc.

Treasurer

Joe Peplinski
Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc.

Immediate Past Chair (’20-’22)

Barry Panicola
Sprague Operating Resources LLC

Secretary

Terry Borwegen
Borwegen Trucking, Inc.

Western Region Vice Chair
Joe Berti, Speed Global Services

Genesee Region Vice Chair
Robert Peckham, Tenstreet, Inc.

Central Region Vice Chair
Stephen Erwin, Clinton's Ditch Co-Op, Inc.

Eastern Region Vice Chair
Andy Laing, DeCrescente Distributing Co., Inc.

Metro Region Vice Chair
Steven Levy, Sprague Operating Resources LLC

Genesee Region Secretary
Mike Loss, Wegmans Food Markets

Eastern Region Secretary
Eric Ryan, TD Bank

TSC Maintenance Chair
Swede Oun, O & K Truck Repairs, Ltd.

ATA State Vice President
Gabrielle Simmons, Wadhams Enterprises, Inc.

At-Large Member
Helen Brooks, FedEx Corporation

At-Large Member
Helen Brooks, FedEx Corporation

At-Large Member
Cate Eagan, Cason Transport, LLC

At-Large Member
JoAnn Hayes, George Hildebrandt, Inc.

At-Large Member
Chris Mix, Mr. Bult's, Inc.

At-Large Member
Colleen Rejman, Venice Enterprise, Inc.

At-Large Member
Gabrielle Simmons, Wadhams Enterprises, Inc.

At-Large Member
John Stewart, HazMat Environmental Group, Inc.

At-Large Member
Chris Stone, Sonwil Transportation

TANY Staff

Kendra Hems
President
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Kate Kennett
Vice President
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Zach Miller
Director of Metro Region Operations
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David Carnevale
Communications and Marketing Manager
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(518) 458-9696 ext. 107

Dennis Carroll
Membership Relations Manager
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(518) 458-9696 ext. 105

Rebecca Ackner
Office Manager
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(518) 458-9696 ext. 104

Alexis Vetro
Program and Events Manager
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(518) 458-9696 ext. 111

Rusty Stetzel
Workforce Development Coordinator
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Mary Harwood
Administrative Assistant
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(518) 458-9696 ext. 108

Shay Legacy Foundation
Steve Bobarakis
Shay Legacy Foundation Manager
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TANY Services Bureau
Chris Rhodes

TANY Services Bureau Manager
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(518) 930-0070