About NYSMTA

The New York State Motor Truck Association (NYSMTA) is a non-profit trade association representing the interests of the motor truck industry. With over 800 member companies, NYSMTA is one of the top trucking associations in the country, and we're growing. What's more, we are the exclusive New York affiliate of the American Trucking Associations (ATA).

Contact us at:
NYSMTA
828 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York  12203 
Phone: (518) 458-9696
Fax: (518) 458-2525

NYSMTA Leadership

OFFICERS
  • Chair - Michael Chellis, Terpening Trucking, Inc.
  • Vice Chair - John Russell, Penn Commercial Vehicle Solutions
  • Secretary - Terry Borwegen, Borwegen Trucking, Inc.
  • Treasurer - Eric Hoxsie, HazMat Environmental Group, Inc.
REGIONAL VICE-CHAIRS
  • Western Region - Kevin Galas, Noco Energy Corporation
  • Genesee Region - Christopher Mix, Mr. Bults, Inc.
  • Central Region - Robert Copp, Byrne Dairy, Inc.
  • Eastern Region - George Damoretcki, Golub Corporation
  • Metro Region - Robert Bohm, Robert Bohm Sand & Gravel
REGIONAL SECRETARY/TREASURERS
  • Western Region – Kimberly Ferris, Commercial Drivers Legal Plan
  • Genesee Region – Kenneth Anderson, DeCarolis Truck Rental, Inc.
  • Central Region – Marc Tarbay, West Side Radiator Works, LLC
  • Eastern Region – Joe Fitzpatrick, Lightning Express Delivery Service, Inc.
  • Metro Region – Ken Tirone, Hub Truck Rental Corporation
COUNCIL CHAIRS
  • Maintenance Council - Swede Oun, O&K Truck Repair, Ltd.
  • Safety Council – Barry V. Panicola, Sprague Operating Resources, LLC
  • Workers’ Compensation- John Simon, Grand Island Sales and Service, Inc.
AT LARGE MEMBERS
  • Helen Brooks, FedEx Corporation
  • John Giovenco, Vulcraft of NY, Inc.
  • Mark Henderson, M.A. Henderson Trucking
  • Kenneth Staub, Riverside Service Corporation
ATA VICE PRESIDENT
  • Steve Wadhams, Wadhams Enterprises, Inc.

Staff

Kendra Hems, President
khems@nytrucks.org

Karin White, Deputy Director
kwhite@nytrucks.org

Kate Kennett, Director of Safety and Maintenance Programs
kate@nytrucks.org

William McAnelly, Director of Membership Relations
wmcanelly@nytrucks.org

Tracy Francis, Program and Event Manager
tfrancis@nytrucks.org

Rhonda Rosenburg, Office Manager
rrosenburg@nytrucks.org

Additional Info

Mission

"To serve, represent, and promote the interests of the trucking industry by enhancing its image, efficiency, productivity and ability to compete."

Vision

"The Association will be the advocate for the trucking industry by promoting highway safety, providing educational programs and fostering a healthy business environment."