Date Posted

February 1, 2018

Chris Nash has been appointed the role of President of the Alberta Motor Transport Association effective March 5, 2018.

Chris has more than 30 years’ experience in the transportation industry and is key to a number of committees and initiatives. Chris joined the AMTA Board of Directors in 2016 as the Edmonton Regional Director, and was nominated and elected as Vice-Chairman of the Board in April 2017. He sits on many other committees, and is also a board member with the Canadian Trucking Alliance.

“We feel confident that Chris’ leadership skills and vast experience will continue the AMTA’s momentum in shaping vital legislation, while raising the standards of safety and excellence in commercial transportation,” says Grant Mitchell, Chairman, AMTA Board of Directors.

Chris’ distinguished transportation career began in 1987 with Byers Transport. From Byers, Chris took his training and experience to Rainbow Transportation, then Jones Transportation. With Jones, Chris started as Manager of Safety and Maintenance in 2004. His hard work and dedication led him to the position of President in 2015. Chris has also owned and operated his own trucks, and maintains his Class 1 license.

“I congratulate Chris on his appointment as incoming AMTA President, I know I’m leaving the association in good hands,” says AMTA President Lorraine Card.