Committee Leadership

Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) educates, defends, and advocates for the motor carrier industry and is a volunteer organization. TIDA is comprised of multiple committees that carry out the work of the association and we are looking for interested members to serve in the upcoming year.

As part of the 2023-2025 TIDA strategic plan, the board of directors has restructured the committees to allow for more collaboration. Check out the committees below and click on the button below to submit your interest to get involved today!

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This committee is tasked with overseeing any endowments that are awarded, as well as shaping the public perception about truck drivers and the motor carrier industry.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA)

The committee is responsible for emphasizing multiculturalism across many bounds, including but not limited to, race, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, culture, and nationality in an effort to reflect the current transportation industry and the community we serve.

Judicial Fairness & Advocacy

The committee’s mission is to provide a forum to educate TIDA members and the transportation industry in general on the various states’ legal systems, laws, and venue specific issues that impact the defense of a motor carrier in various judicial forums in the United States. This committee is also responsible for forming relationships with other similar organizations in order to share resources for the betterment of the trucking industry.

Member Engagement & Communication

This committee is tasked with member recruitment and retention, including connecting with non-member to encourage them to join TIDA, evaluating member benefits, creating marketing materials, promoting TIDA’s activities and events, and supporting the organization at other industry events. This committee is also tasked with connecting with the young professional members of the association and providing them with resources to help develop emerging leaders into future TIDA leaders.

Seminars & Education

This committee will oversee all TIDA’s educational events from in-person meetings to online webinars.