The Professional Truck Driver Institute Inc (PTDI) presented the sixth annual Lee J Crittenden Memorial Award to Harry Kowalchyk Jr, president and chief executive officer of the National Tractor Trailer School (NTTS) in Liverpool NY, at PTDI's board meeting recently.
Kowalchyk founded NTTS in 1971 with his partner, Bill Mocarski, and is responsible for the daily operations at both the Liverpool and Buffalo NY school locations. He is a board member of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association and serves on the National Younger Driver Standards Forum. Kowalchyk served as president/co-founder of the Commission of Accredited Truck Driving Schools and the New York Association of Tractor Trailer Schools. He also has served on the PTDI board of directors, Executive Committee, and as a commissioner on the PTDI Certification Committee.