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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) transitioned to its new leadership team for the 2015-2016 term on Sept. 18, 2015, at the Alliance’s 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Boise, Idaho.

Maj. Jay Thompson of the Arkansas Highway Police was named the new president of the Alliance. “I am honored to represent CVSA as the president. I will work diligently to continue the Alliance’s mission of improving commercial vehicle safety across North America,” said CVSA President Maj. Jay Thompson. “My goals for my term as president are to provide more diversified, flexible and cost effective tools to help roadside inspectors and commercial motor vehicle drivers maintain and improve their skills. I also plan to continue the work started by previous CVSA presidents.”

CVSA President Maj. Jay Thompson has been a law enforcement officer in Arkansas for 24 years. His first CVSA experience was in 2003 in Columbus, Ohio, when he competed in the North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) and was awarded the John Youngblood Award of Excellence. Maj. Thompson has also served as Region II chair for the Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED) Program, Region II president, and the Size and Weight Committee chair.

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