The Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association is a non-profit trade association representing the interests of truck and motor coach owners within the state of Wisconsin. The association has 1,150 members, ranging from independent contractors with one truck to companies with thousands of trucks. The WMCA is affiliated with the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in Washington and works with the ATA on federal issues.
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
P.O. Box 44849
Madison, WI 53744-4849
WMCA Staff are here to help you!
Neal Kedzie – President
Phone ext. 160 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Neal Kedzie was installed as WMCA President on July 1, 2014 following the retirement of long-time President, Tom Howells. Prior to joining the WMCA, Neal was a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Senate, representing the 11th District from 2002-2014. Prior to being elected to the Senate, Neal served three terms in the 43rd District of the Wisconsin State Assembly. He has a business and communications background having formerly worked as Local Relations Representative for Wisconsin Electric Power Company and as Commercial/Industrial Coordinator for Wisconsin Southern Gas Company. He lives in the Town of LaGrange in Walworth County, where he was Town Chair from 1988 to 1998 and Town Board Supervisor from 1987 to 1988. Neal earned a B.S. in Communications at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater and has done Graduate degree work at UW-Whitewater.
Dan Johnson – Vice President
Phone ext. 170 – email@example.com
As WMCA Vice President, Dan handles the day to day managerial operations of the WMCA, including membership activity; state legislative and regulatory advocacy; association reports and database management; providing industry information and resources to association members; responding to inquiries from members on industry issues or regulations; invoicing and handling accounts receivable; working directly with the association President and Board of Directors on the management, agenda, policies, and mission of the association as a whole; and, providing administrative services to the Wisconsin Towing Association, Wisconsin Milk Haulers Association, and Wisconsin Motor Coach Association. Prior to joining the WMCA, Dan served 17 years in the Wisconsin State Legislature as a Legislative Assistant, Research Assistant, and Senate Chief of Staff. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Susan Webb – Safety Programs Coordinator
Phone: ext. 120 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue has been with the Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association since 1988. In her position with the WMCA, Sue coordinates the activities of the Wisconsin Council of Safety Supervisors, which is a group of safety professionals in the trucking industry. Those activities include: Safety Director Development Seminars, the Wisconsin Truck Driving Championships, President’s Safe Drivers Club, Driver of the Month/Year Awards, Fleet Safety Contest, and the Wisconsin Road Team. Sue also promotes the association at many conferences and expos around the state.
Kristina Atterholt – Events & Communications Director
Phone: ext. 140 – email@example.com
Kristina is responsible for managing WMCA’s social media pages, maintaining website development, producing biweekly newsletters and other communications aspects of our association. As Events Director she will be leading and orchestrating conventions, outings and other events we host. Born in raised in Wisconsin, she made the move to Minnesota to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Communication & Journalism from the University of St. Thomas. Prior to joining the team, Kristina worked as a Wine Club Assistant/Hospitality Associate at Dutcher Crossing Winery in Sonoma County and most recently worked as a legislative assistant for the Minnesota House of Representatives.
Keely Theisen – Office Administrator
Phone: ext. 110 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Keely is responsible for managing and maintaining WMCA’s Accounts Receivable. She is the main point of contact for invoicing of: membership dues, special events and seminars. As the Office Coordinator, she will be responsible for providing support to the President, Vice President and the day to day duties for the WMCA. Keely was born and raised on the Eastside of Madison and received a Bachelor’s of English from the University of Whitewater. Prior to joining our team she was a stay at home administrator and Mom of three.