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YPC Meets at TTA

In Attendance:

  • Patrick Mendenhall
  • Holly Czuba
  • Edward Coble
  • Rob Marsh
  • Jeff Angst
    Joe Fischer
  • Darcie Malone
  • Taylor Minor
  • Sarah Huffington
  • Donna England
  • Jeremy Snapp

Meeting Topics/Discussions:

  • Election Results
  • Welcome by Dave Huneryager
  • Bylaws – Jeremy Snapp reviewed Bylaws, which is a living breathing document, can make amendments down the road as needed. The document defines what a member is, and how we are active in the TTA. One question brought to the table is how will we back fill positions, if that comes up…. YPC has 12 current members
  • TTF – Catherine Stuart Spoke to us about the TN Trucking Foundation and various events, including the Road Team, Big Rigs for Little Kids, TTF Scholarship, Teens & Trucks, Papa Doug Book, Partnerships with DOT, Fundraising via Kroger Rewards, Raffle and more.
    • Mission of Foundation is advance safety, educate general public and enhance industry image.
    • December 19 is raffle drawing next year.
    • New this year – Yellow Dot Program – two highest risks for accidents, aging drivers, and teens (teens being addressed through a current program, older drivers will be addressed through Yellow Dot).
    • Yellow Dot Program – Going into senior citizen centers, helping seniors fill out medical forms, TTF bring printers, picture goes on medical form, in packet in glove compartment, static cling yellow sticker goes on back of car, emergency responders can see sticker – TN one of 8 states that have adopted this type of program, grant allowed us to purchase the printers.
    • Car Fit is a secondary program to help senior citizens. – set up at senior citizen center, bring automobiles through, is seat/steering wheel well adjusted, is the seatbelt fitting ok/well. Amazon Smiles can link to TN Trucking Foundation

Calendar of Events Coming Up

  • Legacy Event – Terry’s Barn – Beverages being donated
  • Volunteer Opportunities – TECH Rodeo, April 11, Lebanon Expo Center.  Truck Driving Championships,                 April 26-27.
  • Call on Nashville – all of us need to participate on this – getting a tour, meeting legislators
  • Call on Washington – spots for 5 individuals, expense and travel on us, meet with legislators
  • Sounds Game, TBD, Pepsi Pavilion, $40/ticket
  • Top Golf Scholarship Fundraiser – raise some money for some scholarships, or something else, how can we raise this money
  • TTA Meet-Ups/Lunch – Casual
  • New Members — Application Process – Open to High Quality Members / Application going to go online, new members referred by current members
  • Publicity of YPC – Newsletter, Quarterly Magazine and Website, Holly will help with this.