The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) is pleased to announce the selected panelists for the Best Practices for Training Panel session taking place at the upcoming 4th Annual conference taking place at the Centre for Health and Safety Innovation in Mississauga on February 27th and 28th, 2019.

Geoff Topping, Vice President of Human Resources at Challenger Motor Freight has agreed to moderate the panel consisting of two TTSAO Carrier Members and two TTSAO Full Membered schools. Included on this panel are:

  • Garth Pitzel, Director, Safety and Driver Development at Bison Transport
  • Leanne Quail, Operations Manager for Paul Quail Transport
  • Matt Richardson, Sales and Operations Managers at Kim Richardson Transportation Specialists
  • Philip Fletcher, Operations Manager, Commercial Heavy Equipment Training

Gerald Carroll, TTSAO Conference Committee Chair, says “What a great opportunity to have all of these industry experts together to share their thoughts on what they believe to be the best practices for training. With Geoff Topping as the moderator, this is sure to be a must-see panel at our annual conference”

The conference is once again laid out in a two-day format; day one will include a TTSAO Board of Directors’ Meeting (Directors only) followed an open TTSAO Insurance Group Meeting, an open TTSAO Carrier Group Meeting and then the Association’s Annual General Meeting which is open to all members and those who are thinking of joining.


After the General Meeting, there will be a cocktail party and registrants will be able to visit companies and

sponsors who are participating in the trade show.


A full day of exciting presentations and panels will take place on Day 2.


Once again Guy Broderick, TTSAO Carrier Group Chairperson and Driver Training Supervisor for Apps Transport, has agreed to serve as the event’s Master of Ceremonies.


The conference registration form, agenda, sponsorship details and more information are available at

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