NEW YORK, N.Y. — Chestnut Ridge Transportation, a member of the Trans Group family of bus operations, recently served as honoree at Good Samaritan Hospital’s 33rd Annual Spring Ball, receiving the Good Samaritan Hospital Medal of Honor. Fellow honoree Dr. Cary Hirsch received the Sister Joseph Rita Award for Medical Excellence. Thanks in part to the support of Chestnut Ridge Transportation, the event raised nearly $300,000 for the Rockland County-based healthcare provider.
LISLE, IL. — Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV) today announced it has appointed Mark Hernandez as senior VP, Global Manufacturing, effective immediately. Hernandez replaces William H. Osborne, who announced his retirement earlier this month, and will report directly to Phil Christman, president of operations.
Leslie Kilgore, VP of engineering for school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, received the Rodica Baranescu Award for Technical and Leadership Excellence in Automotive Engineering.
FRISCO, TEXAS — Five tenured faculty members of the TSD Conference provided perspectives on the history and current struggles of the special needs and preschool student transportation industry. The faculty recommened that attendees gain additional training at conference sessions being held through Tuesday.
SoundOff® Commercial Vehicle Products announced that Bill Wakefield has joined the senior leadership team as the new vice president and general manager of SoundOff Commercial Vehicle Products.
Ralph Hendrix, who developed and formalized the South Carolina Department of Education’s statewide school bus transportation operations, died Monday. He was 97.