Technical Advisory Committee

The Technical Advisory Committee is instrumental in the planning and coordination of the CMV Summit. The TAC continues to provide feedback and insight into commercial vehicle safety topics and facilitates positive partnerships among university researchers, government, private agencies, law enforcement, and CMV industry representatives.

Please note: the titles and organizations of committee members listed below are reflective of the indicated years in which they served on the committee(s).

2022 Technical Advisory Committee

Name Title & Organization Contact
Kevin Breedlove FMCSA Arkansas Division Administrator
Sgt. Stephen Burnham  MCCD Special Operations,
GA Department of Public Safety
Jacob Davis FMCSA Alabama State Program Specialist
Jon Dierberger FMCSA Field Administrator
Brandon Dixon Associate Professor, Computer Science, The University of Alabama
Chief Jeff Dixon Florida Highway Patrol
Tim Frazier Vice President Safety & Compliance, Alabama Trucking Association   
Major Freddy Johnson North Carolina Highway Patrol 
Steven Jones Director, Transportation Policy Research Center
Deputy Director, Alabama Transportation Institute
The University of Alabama
Jon McCormick FMCSA North Carolina Division Administrator
Captain Joseph A. Memory, IV Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section, North Carolina State Highway Patrol
Teresa Murray FMCSA North Carolina State Program Specialist
Shannon Newton President, Arkansas Trucking Association
Jeremy Pate Director of Research Operations,
Alabama Transportation Institute
The University of Alabama
Brian Preston FMCSA Arkansas State Program Specialist
Captain Tim Pullin MCSAP Commander, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency
Jeff Sanderson FMCSA Florida Division Administrator
Clinton Seymour FMCSA Alabama Division Administrator
Major Jeremy Vickery Georgia Motor Carrier Compliance Division

2018 Technical Advisory Committee

Name Title & Organization Contact
Derek Barrs Chief of CVE, Florida Highway Patrol
Jake Davis State Program Specialist
FMCSA, Alabama Division
Jon Dierberger Field Administrator, FMCSA, Southern Service Center
Tim Frazier Director of Safety & Member Services, Alabama Trucking Association
Chris Hilyer Operations Manager, Alabama Department of Transportation
Kenny Price AL Division Administrator,
Darrell Ruban Regional Field Administrator
FMCSA, Southern Service Center
Jay Starling  Director, Motor Vehicle Division
Alabama Department of Revenue
Jacob York Program Officer, FMCSA, Office of Safety Programs, State Programs