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Martineau is new TRAA Executive Director

Oct 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Industry News
Cindy Martineau is the new TRAA Executive Director.

New TRAA executive director Cindy Martineau and TRAA president Joe Pedigo.

The Towing and Recovery Association of America (TRAA) announced that it has hired Cynthia Martineau to be its new Executive Director. It was previously announced that the current TRAA Executive Director, sick Harriet Cooley, page would be retiring at the end of October 2013 and Ms. Martineau will assume the role effective October 30.

Ms. Martineau comes to TRAA with twenty seven years of involvement in many aspects of the towing and recovery industry including a very successful 13 years as the Executive Director of the Statewide Towing Association in Massachusetts. Cindy also serves as secretary of the Conference of Northeast Towing Associations as well as being a board member of the Statewide Towing Academy and treasurer of the Towing, Repair and Collision Political Action Committee in Massachusetts.

“Cindy’s many years in the industry and her work with TRAA will provide a unique perspective and will allow her to hit the ground running,” said Joe Pedigo, President of TRAA. “We are counting on Cindy to bring all of her knowledge and expertise to her new role and we look forward to hearing from her new fresh ideas that will add to the growth of our organization under her leadership.” 

Ms. Martineau has been involved with TRAA and WTRAA for many years and will bring that experience to bear in her new role managing the organization. She has represented the Statewide Towing Association as the TRAA State Director, has been a TRAA Representative to TRAA Education Foundation, currently serves as WTRAA Secretary and has been a part of the TRAA Nominating Committee. Cindy was also recognized as the 2012 WTRAA Tow Woman of the Year and received the TRAA Distinguished Service Award in 2013.

When asked about her new role, Ms. Martineau stated, “I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with the TRAA board of directors, members and associations to continue to build TRAA to greatness. Together we can effect positive change for our industry and provide the necessary tools for everyone’s success.”

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