04/15/2021
Member News
GNJMA Supplier Members Featured in Women in Buses:
50 Stories from 50 States
In our last newsletter, we highlighted our Operator members, Michelle Petelicki from Panorama Tours and Tammy Wolf-Baker and Tracy Wolf-Stroyny, of Wolf's Bus Lines. We also want to share the Allied Supplier members featured in ABA's Women in Buses celebration of International Women's Day. We are so proud of them! They are...

Lancer Virtual Driver Training Event: April 23, 2021
Presented by GNJMA Gold Sponsor, Lancer Insurance Company loss control experts, this livestream event is free for Lancer policyholders and GNJMA members! Register here.

New and experienced drivers will benefit from these information-packed sessions:
  • Session 1: Driving Skills Review; Importance of Pre-Trip Inspections 
  • Session 2: Customer Care and Management; Impact of Vehicle Technology; Managing an Accident Scene 
  • Session 3: Rest and Fatigue Management; Situational Awareness; Distractions and Driver Self-Care 
GNJMA Safety & Risk Committee Inaugural Meeting Held
The first committee meeting was held Friday, April 9th. The group reviewed the mission of the committee and selected a committee Chair, Scott Clark of Trans-Bridge Lines. The group discussed current safety & risk control challenges, hot topics and best practices. This created a list of developing topics to share with all members. While all GNJMA committee meetings are held quarterly, the group decided to meet again in May, since it is new, and they are setting the initial projects. GNJMA has six active committees: Finance, Legislative, Meetings & Marketing, Membership & Bylaws, Safety & Risk, and Scholarship.
Operators: Complete A Brief Survey for
Driver Hiring & Training
GNJMA fellow Member and Platinum Sponsor, Kelly Anderson Group help transportation companies find, recruit, retain, train and manage drivers and staff. They are looking to put a special program in place for GNJMA members. However, we first need to gather some information. Please complete this brief survey.
New Security Laws, Grant Funding and Advocacy Highlighted in April Webinars Held
GNJMA hosted two webinars earlier this week. On Monday, April 12, we hosted New Security Laws Affecting Our Industry and Grant Funding facilitated by Colonel Mike Licata of CAT Eyes and Katelyn Sanchez of Grantabilities. On Tuesday, April 13, we hosted The Importance of Advocacy, facilitated by Sean Hughes, Director of Corporate Affairs of GNJMA member Coach USA, Trisha Fridrich, Principal of GNJMA Platinum Sponsor The L&W Team. Participants will receive a post-session survey directly via email Here is a link to it here. We welcome your ideas for future webinar topics!
Submit Scholarship Applications

The Scholarship program was developed to promote the higher education goals of our members, their employees, and their families, whether it be to pursue a college degree or a trade certification.  

The Scholarship Committee has extended the deadline to accept applications through June 30, 2021.  Get more information and apply today!
Motorcoach Professional Awards Nominations

We are accepting nominations for the Motorcoach Professional Awards.

This is a great way to recognize and reward your "stand-out" employees.

The deadline to submit your nominations is June 30, 2021 
Get more information and nominate your "stand-outs" today!
Registration is OPEN for the 2021 GNJMA Annual Marketplace and Group Leader's Appreciation Day!

Exhibitors - Reserve Your Booth!
Registration is OPEN for GNJMA Annual Fall Events!

The Annual Meeting of Members and related events will be held LIVE and registration is OPEN.

We hope you can join us October 6-7, 2021 at Resorts in vibrant Atlantic City! Ready To Register?  Click on the links below...

  • Golf Outing and Sponsorship Opportunities (10/6)
  • Benefits the Scholarship Program and the Association. Should you opt-in for a sponsorship, your company will gain visibility via signage with your name and logo.



Atlantic City Coalition Build - Creating Local Partnerships to End Human Trafficking - Online Briefing!
Join us on August 26, 2021 for a virtual 90-minute briefing on commercial sexual exploitation and find out how the casino, transit and bus industries can partner with law enforcement to help end human trafficking in Atlantic City. Gets details and register today!
Members...Let's Connect on LinkedIn!
GNJMA is active on LinkedIn! If you have a LinkedIn presence, make sure you follow GNJMA! 
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Industry News & Beyond
International Roadcheck Is Scheduled for May 4-6. This Roadside Inspection Vehicle Cheat Sheet details the components of a commercial motor vehicle that the inspector will inspect when conducting a Level I Inspection. 
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