BC Trucking Association
President & Chief Executive Officer
The BC Trucking Association (BCTA) is the recognized voice of the commercial road transportation industry in British Columbia. Founded in 1913, BCTA members include for-hire and private carriers hauling every conceivable type of freight including manufactured goods, heavy specialized commodities, bulk products, household goods and general freight. They also represent bus, courier, ready-mixed concrete and waste management companies and suppliers to the industry. In addition, BCTA has budgetary and program performance oversight responsibilities for the Trucking Safety Council of BC through a contractual arrangement with WorkSafeBC. The members are served by 10 employees out of their member-owned facility in Langley.
Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the President & CEO is responsible for developing the annual budget and overseeing the delivery of programs and services to its members, ensuring that the long-term vision and the mission of the BCTA are achieved. Supporting the efforts of dedicated staff and volunteers, the incumbent will continue to add value to the association’s membership base that will result in enhanced member interest and involvement, identify new opportunities for further growth and diversification, liaise with key stakeholders in the appropriate levels of government to represent the industry’s views and expertise, deal proactively and openly with the media and ensure the financial affairs of the Association are in order.
As the ideal candidate you have honed your business management acumen by leading a successful organization in the not-for-profit, public or private sector where you have worked closely with a Board and have demonstrated effective stewardship, vision and leadership in carrying out your mandate. In addition to being an innovator who listens, mentors, inspires and builds a cohesive team, you are adept and decisive in moving an organization forward. Your 10 + years of executive leadership experience combined with a strong educational foundation have equipped you with a broad mix of general management, government relations, marketing, and public relations expertise.