Safety Management Council

Event Highlights

April 12, 2024 – Safety Awards Banquet- See the winners here.

June 1, 2024
 – Truck Driving Championships

The Safety Management Council (SMC) was created for the promotion of professionalism and safety in the trucking industry. The Council sponsors numerous awards and recognition programs, safety education courses and hosts monthly meetings designed to provide professional networking and disbursement of safety information. The SMC also sponsors several outreach events and activities such as the annual Awards Banquet and the Colorado Truck Driving Championships. In addition, the SMC also assists with the development of public policy that pertains to truck safety.

The Safety Management Council is made up of more than 300 member companies who believe safety is of prime importance to their companies. Safety directors, driver managers, owners, and dispatchers meet with law enforcement and regulatory partners to keep up to date on the latest regulations, news and best practices.

The Safety Management Council meets on the first Thursday of the month.

2022-23 Safety Management Council Officers


Amber Rodriguez, Supreme Auto Transport

1st Vice Chairman:

Scott Caylor, North Park Transportation

2nd Vice Chairman:

Dean Teter, Fleet Core

Secretary / Treasurer:

Tom Harrison, Denney Transport

Staff Liaison:

Kate Young

CVSA Representative:

Mike Padilla, DG Coleman

ATA Representative:

Jon Petersen, Rush Enterprises