The Trucking Association Executives’ Council recently elected Kenny Cragen as national chairman for 2008-2009 at its annual meeting in Whitefish, Mont. Cragen has been president of the Indiana Motor Truck Association since 1987 and has worked in government relations for more than 43 years. Prior to joining IMTA, Cragen worked for the Indiana Farmers Union, the Indiana Retail Council and the Beer Distributors of Indiana, as well as for U.S. Sens. Vance Hartke and Birch Bayh.
“These are the toughest times for the trucking industry in my 20 years with the Indiana Motor Truck Association,” Cragen says. “My goal is to work with the state trucking association executives and ATA to ease the burden on the industry.”
Other national officers elected for 2009-09 were:
Regional chairman elected for 2008-09 were: