The American Car & Truck Rental Association (ACTRA), formally known as Association for Car & Truck Rental Independents & Franchisees (ACTIF), has announced the election of its 2005 officers and committee chairs.
The newly-elected officers for 2005 are: President, Kevin Miles, Thrifty Car Rental; Vice President, Jim Brown, Economy Rent-A-Car & Sales, Inc.; Secretary, Ken Blum, rent A Wreck of America, Inc.; Treasurer, Rick Stevens, Payless Car Rental System, Inc.
ACTRA’s 2005 Management Committee consists of Jim Brown, Economy Rent-A-Car & Sales, Inc.; Joe Knight, Fox Rent A Car, Inc.; Kevin Miles, Thrifty Car Rental; Rick Stevens, Payless Car Rental System, Inc.; Marianne Sullivan, TSD Rental Management Software; Karen Trudel, GMI/ARIA Insurance Services; and Ray Walz, Manheim Auctions. The Management Committee is a very important part of ACTRA. This committee meets several times a year and has the responsibility of making important decision regarding the wellbeing of the association.
ACTRA's 2005 Committee Chairs are as follows: Convention Committee chair, Andy Sutter, Total Fleet Solutions, Inc.; Finance Committee chair, Rick Stevens, Payless Car Rental System, Inc.; GPS Committee chair, Anne Taylor, AirIQ, Inc.; Legislative Committee chair, Sharon Faulkner, Faulkner Leasing Co., LLC; Long Term Planning Committee chair, Jim Shapiro, JLS Associates; Marketing Committee chair, Karen Trudel, GMI/ARIA Insurance Services; Membership Committee chair, Anthony Reiter, CheapRentACar.Com Inc.
ACTRA is a professional support organization for the automotive rental industry. The association's mission is to support and promote the growth and development of independent and franchisee vehicle rental business owners. ACTRA achieves this end by providing an organization for rental businesses to pool their efforts and resources, to increase their buying power, to promote and improve legislation that benefits the industry, and to provide better products and services to rental consumers.
ACTRA's name change, from ACTIF, better reflects the purpose of the association and representation of its members. For information on joining ACTRA, or to volunteer on an ACTRA committee, please contact Jill Hawkins, Association Administrator, at (888) 200-2795 or [email protected]