Louise Yako has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the B.C. Trucking Association.
Yako has served the BCTA for the past 15 years in several positions, most recently as the vice-president of policy, communications and partnerships.
The BCTA is a non-profit motor carrier association focused on advancing the interests of B.C. motor carriers.
Founded in 1913, BCTA represents for-hire and private carriers hauling every conceivable type of freight, including manufactured goods, heavy specialised commodities, bulk products, household goods and general freight. The Association also represents motor coach, courier, ready-mixed concrete and waste management companies and suppliers to the industry.