The ABA and ABA Foundation Welcome New Board Members

During ABA's Marketplace and Busworld North America in Detroit, the membership elected new Chad Cushman, president of Indian Trails, Inc. in Owosso, Mich., to join the ABA Board of Directors. The ABA Board also honored outgoing Board members Tom McCaughey, president of Flagship Trailways in Cranston, R.I., and Michelle Wiltgen, retired from National Interstate Insurance Company, for their years of service to the ABA membership. 

The ABA Foundation Board of Governors also added three new members: Mary Courie, national sales with Hard Rock Cafe International in Davie, Fla.; Greg Dotson, Group Sales manager of the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando, Fla.; and Brent Maitland, Private Sector Sales and Marketing vice president for Motor Coach Industries in Des Plaines, Ill. 

During Marketplace and Busworld North America, ABA President & CEO Peter Pantuso recognized retiring ABA Foundation Board of Governors member Pat Ziska of Motor Coach Industries for her years of service to the industry and the association, especially the Foundation. 

Commenting on the additions to the ABA Board of Directors and ABA Foundation Board of Governors, Pantuso said "It is our volunteer leaders that make ABA and the ABA Foundation what we are today. Their dedication to ensuring we provide our members the resources, research, scholarships and programming they need to succeed in this industry is priceless. We are so fortunate to our Board of Directors and Board of Governors and I look forward to working with our new members."

About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


Melanie Hinton, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, ABA
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