The Women In Trucking Association Names 2024-2025 Board of Directors

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Mar 4, 2024 5:00:00 AM


ARLINGTON, Va. – March 4, 2024 – The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) is pleased to announce its 2024-2025 board of directors, which was elected during WIT’s annual meeting last month in Dallas, TX. The role of WIT’s board of directors is to provide strategic guidance in the association’s mission to encourage the employment of women in the industry, minimize obstacles they face, and promote their accomplishments.

Newly elected WIT officers are: chair Kary Schaefer, chief engineer of cab, entire vehicle & DT Mexico engineering, Daimler Trucks North America; vice chair Sarah Smith, senior vice president of human resources, Penske Transportation Solutions; treasurer Jim Taber, national accounts manager, Arrow Truck Sales; and secretary Lori Taylor, director carrier administration, C.H. Robinson.

Ingrid Brown, an owner-operator with Rollin B LLC, is a newly elected board member.

Directors continuing their terms on the WIT board are: Pierluigi Cumo, vice president marketing North America with Michelin; Domenica Farmer, area vice president with WM; LaTres Jarrett, executive director of commercial sales with Bridgestone Canada; Lesley Kerr, vice president of human resources with Ryder System; Jennifer Macalaguin, vice president of engineering with Navistar; Ryan McDaniel, senior vice president of supply chain with Walmart; Trina Norman, SoCal division manager with UPS; Jennifer Plumlee, vice president of transportation with J.B. Hunt Transport Services; Laura Roan Hays, regional sales manager with Great Dane; Michele Rodgers, engineering section manager with Peterbilt Motors Co.; and Bonnie Voldeng, vice president freight marketing with FedEx Freight Direct.

“It’s a privilege to announce and welcome the 2024-2025 WIT board of directors,” said Jennifer Hedrick, president and CEO of WIT. This talented group of leaders is committed to advancing the mission of WIT and driving both WIT and the industry forward.

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About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.

Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 17 percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generosity of Gold Level Partners: Arrow Truck Sales, Bridgestone Americas, Daimler Truck North America, FedEx Freight, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, Navistar International, Inc., PACCAR, Penske Transportation Solutions, Ryder System, Walmart, and WM. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. For more information, visit or call 888-464-9482.

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About Women In Trucking

The Women In Trucking Association is a non-profit organization with the mission to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the industry.

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