The Truckload Carriers Association Names Jeremy Stickling as 2022-23 Safety Chairman 



The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) announced June 7 that Nussbaum Transportation’s Chief Administration Officer, Jeremy Stickling, will serve as its 2022-23 Safety & Security Division Committee Chairman. In this capacity, he will oversee TCA’s Safety & Security Division, which helps shape TCA safety policy and plans the annual meeting.

TCA Chairman and CEO of Load One, LLC John Elliott said of the appointment, “TCA is thrilled to have Jeremy take on this leadership position within our safety committee. He is an exemplary addition to a long line of excellent, hardworking safety professionals who have served in this role.”

Stickling has proven himself a leader within the association, lending his industry expertise to the safety committee since 2018 and being an active professional among members long beforehand.

Since starting his tenure at Nussbaum in 2007, the company has experienced low driver turnover and strong safety results while more than tripling the fleet size. Stickling has contributed to eight consecutive Best Fleets to Drive For awards from 2015 to 2022, including Best Overall – Small Fleets (2019) and Best Overall – Large Fleets (2020), as well as a Hall of Fame recipient (2021).

“Serving as the TCA Safety Chairman will be a true honor,” said Stickling. “Those who have held this role before me have set a high standard. And I will be blessed to work with an organization like Truckload Carriers Association that is at the forefront, working on behalf of the industry. I look forward to doing my part and contributing!”

The announcement was made at TCA’s Safety & Security Meeting in Nashville which took place June 5-7. More than 300 safety and HR professionals gathered in downtown Nashville to discuss shared problems and find solutions. In his new role, Stickling will oversee the work by safety committee members to plan the event, in an effort to best engage and serve the truckload safety community.

The following individuals will assist Stickling as TCA’s safety committee officers:

  • Mehdi Arradizadeh, Anderson Trucking Service, Inc.
  • Angie Buchanan, Melton Truck Lines, Inc.
  • Michael Lasko, Boyle Transportation
  • Scott Manthey, Ashley Distribution Services, Inc.
  • Jill Maschmeier, National Carriers, Inc.
  • Lucas Mowrey, Grand Island Express, Inc.
  • Dean Newell, Maverick USA
  • Misti Olszewski, Covenant Transport Services
  • Garth Pitzel, Bison Transport
  • Shelly Seaton, Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc.
  • Raul Soria, Hill Brothers Transportation

To learn more about TCA’s safety program and upcoming events, visit