Arkansas Trucking Association

2023 SMC Second Quarter Meeting

  • Share:
Name: 2023 SMC Second Quarter Meeting
Date: June 8, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Register for the second quarter meeting of the Arkansas Trucking Association Safety Management Council on Thursday, June 8 at 10:30 am at Embassy Suites, 3303 S Pinnacle Hills Pkwy, Rogers, AR 72758. Deadline to register June 5.

Sponsored by


Participants will

  • learn about the prevalence and costs of distracted driving.
  • learn about safety technology options that can keep professional drivers safe on the road by preventing distracted driving crashes.
  • explore the legal, insurance, maintenance and safety benefits of pro-active technology

SESSION 1: Data and Trends to Recruit Smarter and Retain Better in Today's Driver Market
In this presentation, Experts Priscilla Peters and Scott Dismuke will present the latest data, trends and highlights surrounding driver recruiting and retention. Attendees will gain insight in to strategies that are performing best when it comes to recruiting drivers in today's digital world and leave with tangible takeaways and action items to improve.

Priscilla Peters has over 26 years experience in the transportation industry, specializing in driver recruiting, retention, marketing, advertising, communications and training.
She is currently the vice president of marketing and training for
Conversion Interactive Agency, the leading driver recruiting and
retention agency in the trucking industry.

Peters speaks nationally for organizations on topics relating to driver recruiting and  retention, and she brings insight and first hand experience on how motor carriers should think differently when it comes to recruiting and retention.

She has experience working for both a large motor carrier handling their internal driver advertising and marketing, and also experience with the leading advertising agency in the market. She was recently named 2023 Top Woman to Watch in Trucking by Women in Trucking.

Scott Dismuke is the vice president of operations for PDA.  In this role, Dismuke oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm’s two offices in Brentwood, Tenn., and Van Buren, Ark.  PDA consults with some of the nation’s top transportation and logistics companies providing carriers with actionable data and analytics on their driver feedback, while helping them keep drivers in their trucks. 
Prior to joining PDA, Dismuke served as director of business development for Zach Wamp Consulting, after serving as a communications aide and strategist on the former Tennessee Congressman’s 2010 gubernatorial campaign.

SESSION 2: Arkansas Truck Driving Championship Committee Meeting

Embassy Suites
3303 S Pinnacle Hills Pkwy
Rogers, AR 72758.

Date/Time Information:
Thursday, June 8
10:30 am
Contact Information:
Sarah Newman
In order to provide proper accommodations, we must guarantee a headcount in advance.
  • For ATA members who submit their meeting registration by the deadline and attend the meeting, there is no fee.
  • ATA members who attend without registering or register but do not attend will be charged $25.
  • Out of courtesy, if you decide to attend after the registration deadline, please contact the ATA office.
  • ATA welcomes guests and non-members to Council meetings for $50.
Refunds and Cancellations:
Deadline to register is Monday, June 5. For more information regarding administrative policies such as refunds and/or complaints, please contact our office at 501-372-3462 or send an email.

Set a Reminder:
Enter your email address below to receive a reminder message.

Contact Us

Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Suite 185
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
You are here: Home 2023 SMC Second Quarter Meeting