ATD Director Appointed to Serve on American Transportation Research Institute Committee


McLEAN, Va. (Dec. 3, 2014) Barbara Robinson, director of the American Truck Dealers (ATD), was appointed to serve on the 2015-2016 Research Advisory Committee of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI).

"It is an honor and a privilege to have been appointed to serve on the committee," said Robinson. "As director of ATD, I look forward to bringing a truck dealer's perspective to the committee."

ATRI's research committee is responsible for identifying top research priorities for the trucking industry. Members represent a diverse cross-section of trucking industry stakeholders, which includes motor carriers, industry suppliers, commercial drivers, shippers, law enforcement, academia and government.

Robinson joined ATD, a division of NADA, in February 2008. She is responsible for working with the ATD Board of Line Representatives to develop overall strategy and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the division.

Before joining ATD, Robinson held a series of sales and marketing positions with Ford Motor Company and was a comptroller at automobile dealerships.

She holds a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from the University of Colorado in Boulder.

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