COUNCILS AND COMMITTEES
SAFETY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
The mission of Florida Trucking Association’s Safety Management Council (SMC) is to promote safety within and beyond Florida’s motor carrier industry by creating a forum for safety professionals to network, share information about industry best practices, and host educational programs and events. The SMC’s initiatives include the Florida Truck Driving Championships, the Safety Management Council Awards, Voluntary Vehicle Inspections, and driver appreciation events.
TECHNOLOGY & MAINTENANCE COUNCIL
The mission of Florida Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) is to promote industry best practices and continually improve individual aptitude in technology and maintenance to further trucking equipment and transportation efficiencies across Florida. TMC includes the most respected professionals from multiple sectors of the trucking industry, including fleets, equipment suppliers, and service providers. This strong network joins together to provide FTA members with professional development, networking, and leadership opportunities.
MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE
The mission of Florida Trucking Association’s Membership Recruitment Committee (MRC) is to grow and retain the Association’s membership. To carry out this mission, the MRC engages prospective and current members through communication strategies and a wide variety of member events. The committee is made up of a diverse group of individuals representing various sectors of the transportation industry, with the common goal of strengthening FTA membership to ensure all members are awarded the highest level of member experience.
2.0 LEADERSHIP CLASS
This group was formed to help lead FTA into its next iteration: FTA 2.0. The group is made up of an array of executives and company employees of all types. Its purpose is to help educate emerging leaders in the industry to move trucking forward into the next generation.
The FTA Foundation supports highway safety initiatives, organizations and activities that implement these initiatives and programs that enhance the trucking industry's impact in Florida. These include disaster relief efforts, as well as educational and scholarship grants, including the Herman Fauss Scholarship Fund. The FTA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and was established in 2021.