Executive Director, Canadian Transportation Equipment Association
Don has been in the Heavy commercial vehicle manufacturing industry for over 30 years. Over half of his career was spent as an engineer at Western Star Trucks in Kelowna, BC.
During the past 9 years Don has been the Executive Director of the Canadian Transportation Equipment Association working closely with trailer and vocational truck manufacturer members, federal and provincial government officials, and suppliers to the industry dealing with regulatory issues pertaining to heavy vehicle manufacturing. Although advocacy is only part of his responsibility, it is arguably the highest priority of his many duties.