The emotional stages of advocacy
Collin Long, director of government affairs, joined OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office in 2016. Originally from Allentown, Pa., and graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in international relations.
He began his career in Washington as a staffer for U.S. Representative Charlie Dent, R-Pa. He subsequently served as senior director of government affairs for the Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s cement manufacturers on Capitol Hill. During his time in D.C., Long has worked on a variety of transportation issues.
The professional work of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association that includes behind-the-scenes efforts on countless issues, educating lawmakers through testimony and grassroots meetings and recognizing the support of lawmakers who go to bat for small-business truckers.
By Jami Jones | November 2018
When it’s time to say “thank you,” sometimes a phone call just isn’t enough.
That was the attitude OOIDA Board Member Miles Verhoef took when an opportunity presented itself for him to meet his local congressman, Montana Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte.
By Greg Grisolano | November 2018