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October 9, 2017 12:30 PM, EDT
CVSA Names Its Slate of New Officers

Captain Christopher Turner of the Kansas Highway Patrol has been named the new president of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the group representing certified commercial vehicle inspectors throughout North America has announced.

Turner manages the Kansas Highway Patrol’s Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program, motor carrier inspectors fixed/mobile weight enforcement and crash reconstruction teams.

He had served as chairman of the alliance’s election and finance committees, and was vice chairman of policy and regulatory affairs and the group’s adjudicated citations ad hoc committee.

Captain Scott Carnegie of the Mississippi Highway Patrol has been named vice president, and Sergeant John Samis of the Delaware State Police, will take over as secretary.

Other CVSA leadership changes announced on Oct. 6 included:

• Sean Mustatia of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure will serve as vice president of Region 5, which includes Canada.

• Sergeant Tom Fuller of the New York State Police and Deputy Chief Mark Savage of the Colorado State Patrol have each agreed to serve one more term as past presidents, to meet numbers required under alliance bylaws.

• Sergeant Scott Dorrier of the New Jersey State Police is the Region 1 president, Sergeant Eric Bergquist of the Maine State Police has been named the region’s vice president.

• Captain John Broers of the South Dakota Highway Patrol is Region 3 president, and Captain John Hahn of the Colorado State Patrol is vice president of the region.

• Lieutenant Daniel Wyrick of the Wyoming Highway Patrol is Region 4 vice president.

• Major Chris Nordloh of the Texas Department of Public Safety is chairman of the size and weight committee.

CVSA’s mission is to improve commercial motor vehicle safety and uniformity throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico by providing guidance and education to enforcement, industry and policy makers. The nonprofit is comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal commercial motor vehicle safety officials and industry representatives, and aims to achieve uniformity, compatibility and reciprocity of commercial motor vehicle inspections and enforcement by certified inspectors.