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JOE PEMBERTON was appointed M.A.P.T. Director-at-Large by the Executive Board at their October meeting. Joe fills the vacancy created when Director Rick Emling was elected to the position of M.A.P.T. President-Elect during the 2013 Conference and Trade Show.
KEITH HENRY, Director of Transportation at Independence School District in Independence, has been elected to the position of President Elect of the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) during the annual Summit in Grand Rapids, MI in October.
JOE PEMBERTON is the new Director of Transportation at Fayette R-3 School District in Fayette, MO. Joe previously served as the Transportation Director at Iberia R-V School District in Iberia, MO.
DONELDA WILLIAMS, Transportation Supervisor at Independence School District in Independence, is this year's winner of the NAPT Continuing Education Award. She received the award at the annual Summit in Grand Rapids, MI in OctobeR.
JUSTIN ROWDEN has been named the Director of Transportation and Mechanic for the Iberia R-5 School District in Iberia, MO. Rowden brings to the position an extensive background in vehicle maintenance, including experience as a service technician at a mid-Missouri auto dealership and five years as the owner of his own automotive repair business in Iberia. Rowden is a life-long resident of Iberia. He and his wife have two children who attend school in the district. Justin Rowden replaces Joe Pemberton, who took a position with the Fayette School District.