Western Slope News
Winter 2022

Western Slope "Virtual" Chapter Meeting
Wed. January 26, 2022



  • CMCA Update - Greg Fulton, President
  • Positive Behavior Change**Jon Stanley, Synergy Solutions
  • Regulatory Updates

This meeting will be held via ZOOM.  There is No Charge, but Advance Registration is REQUIRED.


Click here to register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Topic:  Positive Behavior Change
Speaker:  Jon Stanley, Synergy Solutions LLC.
Over the last 20 years, Jon worked as a driver, transportation manager, safety director, and director of transportation.  After becoming an expert in the transportation industry, Jon took his skills and experience to the insurance industry. It was in this new position, as an insurance risk management associate, Jon quickly realized that many companies were struggling with their capacity to manage their safety programs effectively and efficiently. He discovered his extensive background in risk management, coupled with expertise in the transportation industry, filled this void for owners.   Read More...

**Need to retain drivers/employees in a volatile market?  

  • Do you know the difference between coaching and discipline?
  • Effective, Proactive Coaching Will: Reduce Time and Effort Spent Disciplining, Minimize Stress on Employees, Create Environment for Problem Solving and Build Confidence and Trust
  • Successful Behavior Change Training will provide processes and tools to be more effective in coaching and mentoring
  • Learn to coach without criticism "Criticism is futile because it puts a man on the defensive, and usually makes him strive to justify himself. Criticism is dangerous because it wounds a man's precious pride, hurts his sense of importance, and arouses his resentment." -Dale Carnegie
Annual Safety Awards Nominations Available

Dear Safety Professional:

The Safety Management Council of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association is pleased to provide Safety Award Nominations.   You will find fillable nomination forms for:

Driver of the Month / Driver of the Year
Safety Professional of the Year
Fleet Safety Awards (View Fleet Safety Instructions)


Here are some ideas and comments from the Safety Award Selection Committee Judges on this year’s applications.


We highly recommend each of our member companies to submit nominations!  This is a great opportunity to recognize your company, drivers, and safety professionals for their dedication to highway safety.  Please read the enclosed information carefully, as some changes have been made.  Awards will be presented at the Safety Awards Banquet to be held on April 8, 2022.


All forms need to be returned to the Colorado Motor Carriers Association by February 28, 2022 to be eligible.  If you have any questions about the Competition, please contact Patti Gillette at (303) 433-3375, extension 104 or patti@cmca.com.

2022-23 Ray Smith Scholarship Applications available for Vocational or Academic Studies

The CMCA Scholarship Committee met and has released applications for the 2022-2023 Ray Smith Scholarship Program.

Eligible recipients include High School graduating seniors to returning College and Technical School students.  Scholarships valued at up to $5,000 will be awarded in May.

Annually, the Ray Smith Scholarship program helps fund continuing education / training for worthy students furthering their academic or technical training.  The Scholarship Program is funded through generous donations from CMCA members, memorial gifts and other fundraising activities.  For more information on the program, visit our website.

Download an ACADEMIC scholarship application

Download a VOCATIONAL scholarship application

Completed applications MUST be received in full by 4:00pm on April 29, 2022. 
Introducing CMCA’s New MarketPlace for Products and Services


CMCA now has a new, improved MarketPlace that is easy to access right on our website.  On the CMCA Marketplace you will find listings for all the CMCA members who offer products and services including, but not limited to, banking, insurance, trailer sales, drug & alcohol testing and more.   You can now browse the Marketplace as your one-stop shop for all products and services.


You will find companies listed in alphabetical order or select by category and the name of the company along with contact information and website to make your search that much easier. Find your next service or product with CMCA’s transportation professionals in the Marketplace.
"The Voice of Colorado's Trucking Industry"
Colorado Motor Carriers Association
4060 Elati Street, Denver Colorado 80216
Denver Ph: 303-433-3375 ~ Western Slope Ph: 970-549-0442
www.cmca.com  ~ Jo@cmca.com
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4060 Elati St., Denver, Colorado, 80216

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