Theodore Prince, president of Consolidated Chassis Management, LLC has been elected chairman of the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA)‘s Board of Directors for the coming year.
Prince, who has served on the board since 2005, was elected at IANA’s Board meeting before the 2007 Intermodal Expo in Atlanta. He will replace Frank Sonzala, executive vice president of Pressure Systems International, Inc., who was chairman for one year, and will remain on the Board.
Greg Stefflre, chief executive officer of Rail Delivery Services, Inc. was elected vice chairman and Scott Smith, director, logistics services Americas for APL Limited was named treasurer. Smith is taking over from Richard Coleman, president of ContainerPort Group, Inc., who served as treasurer for the past two years and is leaving the board after six years.
In addition, four new directors who were elected by IANA members took their seats on the board for three-year terms ending in 2010.
From the Motor Carrier Division, David Manning, president of TCW/Tennessee Express, was selected by division members to take over the seat being vacated by Coleman. Jenny Johnson, vice president, Intermodal Support Services, Inc. was elected from the Supplier Division. Her seat had been occupied by Joseph DeCapua, president of IDCS. Stephen Branscum, vice president of intermodal for BNSF Railway, was re-elected to the rail division seat. David Howland, vice president ’ rail management of Optimodal LLC was elected to the board’s at-large seat.
Robert Huffman, vice president of intermodal operations at Norfolk Southern Corp., was selected by the Nominating Committee to fill the appointed seat.
Jordan Ayers, vice president ’ chassis at TAL Intermodal and Barry Michaels, assistant vice president premium operations for Union Pacific Railroad, also will be leaving the board after serving two terms.