Annual Meeting & Awards
The NSTA held its Annual Meeting and Convention in Indianapolis July 16-19, 2017 which included its annual awards banquet. Many were honored.
International Safety Competition
The 47th International School Bus School Bus Driver International Safety Competition was held in Indianapolis, July 15-16th, 2017. Sixty-four drivers who were the winners of their state's Safety Competition participated and the winners of each category were:
Small Bus - David Mansfield, Ottertail Coaches, Inc., MN
Conventional - Billy Wiseman, Kanawha County Schools, WV
Transit - Hanna Beard, First Student Inc., MO
DERA Grant Applications Filed
This month NSTA assisted three member contractors with applying for Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Grants. Grant funds of more than $500,000 have been requested for projects that include replacement of diesel buses with electric buses, equipping 66 diesel buses with auxiliary heaters as an idle reduction strategy, and replacing 17 diesel buses with newer diesel buses equipped with emission reduction and anti-idling technologies. Notification of Award will be made in August or September 20
August 1 Business Counsel Program Webinar
The Business Counsel Program provided by RC Kelly Law Associates is the newest NSTA Member Benefit. The RC Kelly team is familiar with the unique services our members provide and the challenges they face every day. Join us for a webinar to learn more about the assistance, services, and business solutions offered by RC Kelly Law Associates as part of this new Member Benefit.
Recently NSTA mailed out the 2017 renewal packages to its membership. If you have any questions about your renewal or about Member Benefits, contact the NSTA office at 703-684-3200 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org