CVSA Executive Director
Stephen Campbell has announced the appointment of Paul Bomgardner as Director
of Administration for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, North America's
leading commercial vehicle safety enforcement organization. He succeeds Larry
Stern, a 30-year veteran in commercial vehicle safety, who is moving into
a new assignment as CVSA's administrator for a Department of Energy program
that develops inspection standards and training for hazardous materials and
Before joining the CVSA
headquarters staff, Bomgardner had been with the American Trucking Associations
since 1988 when he accepted a position as hazardous materials specialist.
In June 1996, he was named ATA's director and manager of hazardous materials
policy and technical issues.
Bomgardner also is a
veteran Maryland State Police officer who began his carrier in 1977 as a trooper
and went on to develop training and certification standards for commercial
vehicle inspectors in the Maryland Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program.
His MCSAP supervisory and responsibilities continued until he joined the ATA
in December 1988.