Safety Management Committee

This committee is comprised of safety directors and interested executives from member moving and storage companies who meet periodically to exchange information and enhance industry policy regarding safety issues in the industry. The committee provides valuable technical expertise and industry perspective in matters regarding current and proposed FMCSA rulemakings that affect safety and operations. The committee also hosts the annual National Safety & Operations Conference held each September.


Laura Manning
Director of Fleet Services
National Van Lines, Inc.


Vice Chair


Committee Members

Bill Andis
Executive Vice President
Texas Moving Co., Inc.
  Melissa Lawson
Safety Manager
UniGroup, Inc.
Kevin Callahan
Safety Director
Paxton Van Lines, Inc.
  Elaine McPeak
Safety Director
Town & Country Movers, Inc.
Eddie Davidson
Safety Director
Hampton Roads Moving & Storage
  Pat Nevins
Safety Director
New World Van Lines
Mark Davison
Safety Director
  Jeffrey Parker
Director, Safety and Compliance
JK Moving & Storage, Inc.
Robert Dawson
Director of Safety & Quality
Collins Brothers Moving & Storage
  Kevin Patrick
Safety and Compliance Manager
Budd Van Lines
Nicholas Fincher
Vice President
Stewart Moving and Storage
  Richard Payne
Risk Manager
Graebel Van Lines, Inc.
Katheryn Grigsby
Director, Safety & Risk Management
Coleman Worldwide Moving
  David Pile
Director, Fleet Safety
UniGroup, Inc.
Scott Herrenbruck
Safety Manager
Atlas Van Lines
  Lisa Rivard
Director, Compliance & Risk Management
Gentle Giant Moving, Inc.
Brittany Ishman
HR and Risk Management Consultant
Two Men and a Truck
  Keith “Bud” Showalter
Safety Manager
Wheaton | Bekins
Earl Kawaoka
Safety Manager
Fry-Wagner Moving & Storage Company, Inc.
  Jim Welsh
Senior Vice President
Mid-West Moving & Storage, Inc.
Mike Kratzer
Safety Director
UniGroup, Inc.
  Steve Yacko
Director of Fleet Development
New World Van Lines
Dan Lammers
Vice President
Ace Relocation Systems, Inc.

AMSA Liaison

Kim Reeder