(LAFAYETTE, LA) – Doug Place, Chief Financial Officer for Dupré Logistics LLC, was recently elected to president of the Louisiana Motor Transport Association for 2010-2011. Elected officers were announced July 31 during the 70th Annual LMTA Convention held at the Sandestin Gold & Beach Resort in Destin, Florida.
A member of the LMTA since 2004, he has also served as first vice president for 2009-2010 and second vice president for 2008-2009. Additionally, he has served on the LMTA Board of Directors for four years.
“It is a great honor to be elected president of the Louisiana Motor Transport Association for the upcoming year,” said Place. “I look forward to engaging in a strategic planning process with my fellow officers which will set a change agenda for the next three to five years.”
In his new role as president, Place and the other elected officers will undertake an agenda that addresses industry issues related to truck and transportation safety, the Louisiana and National Highway System, the continued improvement of drivers and the overall health of the truck and transportation industry.
“This appointment to president of LMTA is a great achievement and opportunity for Doug,” Dupré’s CEO Reggie Dupré said. “We’re very proud to have him represent Dupré, and we know he will advocate for positive changes in our industry.”
The Louisiana Motor Transport Association is the non-profit trade association representing approximately 350 trucking industry and related companies throughout Louisiana. Founded in 1939, the Association’s mission is to protect and defend the interests of the trucking industry on a state and national level. LMTA is the officially recognized affiliate of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. in Washington, D.C.
Dupré Logistics LLC is a team of professionals who design and deliver safe, diversified solutions and services for quality-focused clients committed to increasing their competitive advantage. Dupré has more than 1,000 team members and headquartered in Lafayette, La. For more information, visit www.duprelogistics.com.