Panelists Announced for 2010 IANA Operations & Maintenance Seminar

Panelists Announced for 2010 IANA Operations & Maintenance Seminar

CALVERTON, MD, Apr. 12, 2010 - The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has announced its slate of speakers for the educational sessions during its 2010 Intermodal Operations & Maintenance Seminar. The seminar will be held May 5-6 at the Oak Brook Hills Marriott Hotel in Oak Brook, Ill. The educational sessions are aimed at intermodal operations and maintenance professionals who want to learn about the latest trends and challenges facing the industry. For more detailed information on the seminar, please visit

2010 State of the Industry
--Pat Casey, Vice President, Fleet Management, TTX Company
--Eric Starks, President, FTR Associates

Roadability: Enforcement, Compliance, and the Roadability Review
--Paul Tamburelli, Vice President, Government Relations, CheckMark Vehicle Safety Services, Inc.
--Jack Van Steenburg, Director Enforcement & Compliance, FMCSA
--Lt. David P. Beasley, Illinois State Police, Commercial Vehicle Section

Chassis Pools: Expansion, Enhancements and Future Developments
--Val T. Noel, President, Pacer Cartage, Inc.
--Andrew Chinigo, Vice President, Direct ChassisLink, Inc.
--Philip E. Wojcik, EVP & COO, Consolidated Chassis Management, LLC
--Alan B. Messing, Vice President, Chassis Pools, Seacastle Chassis, Inc.
--Philip V. Connors, Executive Vice President, Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc.

Over The Road Maintenance: Procedures, Policies and Statistics
--James J. Reo, Director of Maintenance and Repair, Consolidated Chassis Management, LLC
--Michael Sanchez, Vice President, EBS & Intermodal, Tredroc Tire Services
--Paul Burgoyne, Vice President, Operations, Seacastle Chassis, Inc.
--Jordan Hunt, Manager, Equipment Cost Management, ContainerPort Group, Inc.
--Mark Edenfield, Corporate M&R Manager, North & South America, MOL (America), Inc.

Emerging Terminal Operations: Process, Design and Expansion of Technology
--Thomas P. Kelly, Director, System Hub Operations/Technology, BNSF Railway
--Wilby W. Whitt, AVP, Terminal Operations & Design, CSX Intermodal
--Gerry Bisaillon, General Director, Premium Operations, Union Pacific Railroad Company
--Frank J. Mazzella, Director, Terminal Processes, APL Ltd.

IANA is North America's leading industry trade association representing the combined interests of the intermodal freight industry. IANA's membership includes railroads, water carriers and stacktrain operators; port authorities; intermodal truckers and over-the-road highway carriers; intermodal marketing and logistics companies; and suppliers to the industry, such as equipment manufacturers, intermodal leasing companies and consulting firms. IANA's associate members include shippers, academic institutions, government entities and nonprofit associations.