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FMA: Florida Messenger Association

FMA Committees

Government Affairs Committee

Committee Chair: Steven Seltzer & Harold Boyett , Comet Delivery & Blue Streak Couriers

Members: steven@cometdelivery.com

The GAC is the voice of the FMA on issues that directly affect your business. GAC members contact members of Florida government and regulatory agencies to make sure that your interests are given consideration by decision makers. The committee also works with the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA) and other state associations that share our free market, limited government values to increase our clout. The GLAC looks at issues like regulation of independent contractors, OSHA regulations, State & IRS tax issues and many more. Members interested in politics, those who have state government connections or anyone that has detailed knowledge of CLDA issues is encouraged to join the committee.

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Membership Development

Committee Chair: Dan Schutt , Triple Crown Logisitcs

Members: dan@triplecrowndelivers.com

The Membership Development Committee encourages courier companies to become members of the Association and works to retain current members. This is one of the most important activities of the Association. The committee develops and plans programs designed to attract new members. The Committee seeks outgoing individuals who will help build membership in the Association.

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Meeting Committee

Committee Chair: Thomas Jowers , Advantage Delivery

Members: thomasj@adldelivery.com

The Meeting Committee's responsibilities include picking site locations, arranging hotel and restaurant venues, establishing an agenda, inviting guest speakers, event promotion, and all the myriad details that go into making an effective and valuable meeting. The committee needs to also solicit sponsorship opportunities from the membership. This may be the most time consuming committee and welcomes all FMA members to participate.

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Bylaws Committee

Committee Chair: Rose Thomashow , Express Messenger Service

Members: xpressmessenger@aol.com

The Bylaws Committee establishes, interprets, maintains, and suggests alterations of the Bylaws that accurately reflect the Charter, goals, and vision of the FMA.

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Ethics Committee

Committee Chair: Rose Thomashow and Tim Petty , Express Messenger Service

Members: xpressmessenger@aol.com

The Ethics Committee considers ethical matters brought before the Association. Its goal is to ensure that members adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Association. This enhances the value of membership in the Association. The committee welcomes members who wish to volunteer their time to maintain the integrity of the Association.

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Website and Technology Committee

Committee Chair: Bryan Bilchik , Manko Delivery

Members: bryan.bilchik@mankoinc.com

This committee is responsible for establishing, maintaining and updating our website with relevant content. The committee's goals are to 1) maintain its website with current information on meetings, events, and relevant news for member companies, 2) provide an updated courier directory for those looking for courier companies in the state of Florida, and 3) maximize the association's exposure by linking with all other industry related websites. This committee will also establish and maintain blogs, and all social networking sites including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc.

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Public Relations and Social Media Committee

Committee Chair: Harold Boyett , Blue Streak Couriers

Members: hboyett@bluestreakcouriers.com

It is the committee's responsibility to send press releases to all industry associations, publications, and local and state media for information pertaining to the courier industry in Florida. The committee seeks members who have detailed knowledge of the messenger courier industry; are good writers or are interested in reporting on events and news related to the industry. This committee will work with the Website committee to make sure the information is updated on the website and networking sites.

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Membership Services & Vendor Relations Programs

Committee Chair: Bryan Bilchik , Manko Delivery Systems, Inc.

Members: Bryan Bilchik

The committee is charged with recruiting and maintaining affiliate members who will provide cost effective programs and services to FMA's general membership. They actively promote and develop services to FMA's membership through vendor seminars, magazine articles, and other appropriate means of communication. Members who have significant vendor contact or who wish to contact vendors about discounts are needed.

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Delinquent Accounts List Committee

Committee Chair: Steve Howard , Esquire Express

Members: steve@esquireexpress.com

Our delinquent accounts list provides FMA members with information on companies that failed to pay messenger/courier bills to one or more of our members. Use this list frequently to check out the credit of any new accounts.

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