A couple years back I was fortunate enough to be asked by Mike Millian, President of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), to participate in a strategy session about the re-launch of the PMTC’s Young Leaders Group (YLG). We came out of the initial session with some great ideas, and after a couple more meetings and some marketing, the roll out of the PMTC YLG took place with Mike Colwell of Praxair as the YLG Chairperson. Over the past 2 years, the group’s membership has grown in leaps and bounds, and there have been some great educational and networking events. All these get togethers provide an excellent opportunity to spend time with individuals under the age of 40 who are currently in leadership roles or striving towards one. I can honestly say that I have left every event I have attended with the YLG with either something that helped with my personal development, or something that has the potential to make our business more successful. This group is full of young, vibrant individuals who have a true passion for the trucking industry.
I am very excited and honored to announce that with Mike Colwell’s two year term of Chairperson coming to an end, that I will have an opportunity to now serve as the Chairperson for the group. Mike did a great job over the last couple of years and I look forward to continuing to work with him in his role as past chairperson. Along with Mike, Joanna Mendonca of Staebler Insurance, and Marcus Mares of PeopleNet have been instrumental to the growth and development of the YLG.
As we sneak up on 2018, the YLG will be announcing a 4 part educational series titled ‘Driven to Lead’. This series will be offered in partnership with EaglesFlight, a very highly respected experiential organizational training and development programs. Stay tuned for more news and information on this coming out shortly!
If you would like to learn more about the PMTC YLG please reach out to me. I would be happy to discuss this great group with you!
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