August 24, 2012 9:00 AM, EDT

Utah Trucking Assn. Names New Executive Director

The Utah Trucking Association has selected former Utah Department of Transportation official Rick Clasby to be its new executive director.

Clasby was formerly head of UDOT’s motor carrier division and is currently CEO of HELP Inc., a not-for-profit public-private partnership that deploys of transportation technologies to benefit the public, government and motor carrier industry.

Clasby will begin with the association in November. The appointment follows the previously announced retirement of UTA’s Dave Creer.