Committee Leadership

Administrative Committees

Audit - The Audit Committee recommends to the Board a professional accounting firm to conduct the annual audit of the Association's financial records.
Chair: Keith Henry, CDPT

Elections - The Elections Committee is responsible for conducting NAPT elections in accordance policies and procedures established by the Board of Directors.
Chair: Pam McDonald

Executive Committee - Keith Henry, CDPTBarry Sudduth, CDPT-SNT, & John Hazelette, CDPT

Finance - The Finance Committee is responsible for monitoring the associations' investment portfolio to ensure compliance with the investment policy adopted by the NAPT Board of Directors.
Chair: Willie A. Tarleton

Nominations - The Nominations Committee is responsible for ensuring compliance with the association's nominating procedures.
Chair: Keith Henry, CDPT

SecretaryJohn Hazelette, CDPT

Treasurer - Willie A. Tarleton

Standing Committees

Awards - The Awards Committee works with the Board of Directors to administer and oversee the NAPT Awards Program.
Chair: Theresa Anderson

History, Archives  and Hall of Fame - The History, Archives and Hall of Fame Committee is responsible for overseeing the maintenance of NAPT archival records and administering the NAPT Hall of Fame application process in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Board.
Chair: Keith Henry, CDPT

Professional Growth - The Professional Growth Committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors about means, methods and other ways to provide educational opportunities to NAPT members. This committee has subcommittees that administer the NAPT Professional Certification program and the NAPT Professional Development Series in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Board.
Chair: Barry Sudduth, CDP-SNT

Public Policy Committee - The Public Policy Committee makes recommendations to the NAPT Board of Directors about issues affecting pupil transportation and undertakes related activities approved by the Board of Directors.
Chair: Peter F. Mannella
Consultant: Barry McCahill

Resolutions - The Resolutions Committee is responsible for soliciting resolutions from NAPT members, reviewing and presenting appropriate resolutions at the Annual Business Session, and distributing the approved resolutions to the appropriate individuals/entities.
Chair: Peter F. Mannella

School Bus Safety Poster Contest - The School Bus Safety Poster (SBSP) Committee is responsible for coordinating NAPT's role as a sponsor of National School Bus Safety Week, as well as managing the annual School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
Chair: Steven Kalmes, CDPT

Special Needs - The NAPT Committee on Special Needs Transportation is responsible for gathering and evaluating information about special needs transportation and making recommendations to the Board of Directors.
Chair: Dr. Linda F. Bluth
Co-Chair: Dr. Peter Lawrence, CDPT
Advisory Committee: Kathy Furneaux, Launi Schmitz-Harden, Alexandra Robinson, CDPT, Susan ShutrumpMarisa Weisinger 

Ad-Hoc Committees/Task Forces/Special Projects

America's Best Tech/Inspect Competition
Liaison: Steven Kalmes, CDPT
Project Leaders: David Anderson, CDPT, Marshall Casey

Data Driven Decisions (3D/KPI Project)
Liaison: Steve Simmons
Project Leaders: Tim Calabrese, Peter Lawrence, CDPTMichael Shields

"Live Wire" Evacuation Protocols/Training
Liaisons: Keith Henry, CDPT, Sam Bailey

School Bus Security
Liaison: Steven Kalmes, CDPT
Project Leaders: Charlie Hood, Denny Coughlin, Kathy Furneaux, CDPT, CPTDI, Gail Hyser
Consultant: Barry McCahill

State Association Outreach
Project Leaders: Keith Henry, CDPT, Dwight Gleaves