Harrisburg, PA, July 12, 2017 –Randall L. Smith, owner of Smith Bus Company, was presented with the PSBA Bus Stops Here Award, at the PSBA Annual Convention and Trade Show which was held from June 25 to June 27 at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College, PA. Randy was joined at the PSBA Convention by his family and staff. The Smith Bus Company is located in Blairsville, Pennsylvania (Indiana County) and has been transporting students since 1965.
The Bus Stops Here Award is presented to a person the PSBA Executive Committee feels has made a significant contribution to the Pennsylvania School Bus Association. This person has always upheld the ideals of the Pennsylvania School Bus Association and has worked to fulfill the safety, education and advocacy missions of the association. Upon nomination the Executive Committee affirms that the nominee is respected and held out as a role model within their peers, school administration, and members of the community, and has upheld the core values of the Association and meaningfully contributed to its mission.
Randy Smith has been a member of PSBA since 1988 and has served on the Board of Directors since 1993. For many years, Smith served as Chair of the PSBA Convention Committee during which time the convention experienced tremendous growth and success. He served as PSBA Treasurer, Secretary, and First Vice President. In 2012, Randy Smith was elected PSBA President and served the association in that position until July of 2014.
PSBA President Fred Bennett who nominated Smith for this award noted the following, “Randy Smith and his team have been an integral part of this association…the work Randy has completed during his time with the PSBA will guide us, will benefit us and will remind us of how important the association, our convention and each other are to this industry.”
About The Pennsylvania School Bus Association (PSBA) - The Pennsylvania School Bus Association was founded in 1980 and consists of over 325 school bus contractors and industry partners who have come together to be a strong voice for school bus safety and the school bus contracting industry. If you would like more information, please contact Mike Berk, Executive Director at 717-975-1951, ext. 500 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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