We are pleased and honored to announce Frank Smith has recently joined the GNJMA Board of Directors.
Frank is a former Marine, honorably discharged in 1970. Shortly after leaving the Military, he started his career in transportation and has been in the business for 47 years. Frank is the catalyst for Yankee Line of New York, which he started out of his home in 1999. Today, the company is a top contender in the North-East Coast bus transportation industry.
In addition to operating Yankee Line of New York, Frank currently serves as Chairman on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Motorcoach Operators. Frank is also a member of; United Motorcoach Association (UMA), American Bus Association (ABA), National Association of Motorcoach Operators (NAMO), and, of course, the Greater New Jersey Motorcoach Association (GNJMA). Further, Frank is also a 19A Examiner for the State of New York.
The GNJMA Board of Directors has four active committees. Frank has elected to serve on the Membership & Bylaws Committee. Michelle Petelicki of Panorama Tours chairs the committee and is delighted to have Frank's participation.
Tim Stout, GNJMA President, stated "Frank, Michelle and I were together at the Fly-In in DC and we had a great experience there. I believe with his vast knowledge and commitment to advocate for our industry, he will be a valuable addition to our Board".
Congratulations, Frank, and thank you for your time and willingness to help our Association Members and industry.