Serving bus and coach operators throughout Canada, the OMCA mission is to enhance the safety and quality of its member companies through education, awareness and advocacy for all facets of the motorcoach industry. OMCA reserves one position on its board of directors for a vehicle OEM product and service representative.
“I am extremely pleased to accept this position on the OMCA board,” Gonthier says. “I am looking forward to working with the membership and helping with the complexities involved in running motorcoaches; from the vehicles, components and systems to operations and customer service from an OEM perspective.”
Gonthier will officially take his seat on the board in April during OMCA’s annual meeting and Marketplace, replacing his predecessor, Guy Tessier of Motor Coach Industries (MCI).
“We are grateful that Serge will be joining us,” says OMCA President and CEO, Doug Switzer. “He enjoys tremendous relationships throughout our industry. Serge has earned deep respect not only for his work with Prevost, but also for his knowledge in all matters concerning motorcoaches, beyond his areas of expertise, from the mechanical and technological aspects to regulatory issues and safety advocacy.”
Switzer added that with Gonthier on board, OMCA feels well-manned to carry out its mission to enhance the growth and viability of the member organizations; and provide a host of quality of industry services through education, awareness and advocacy of developments pertinent to improving of the motor coach industry.
Prevost is a leading manufacturer of premium intercity touring coaches and the world leader in the production of conversion coaches for high-end motorhome and specialty conversion. As part of the Volvo Group, it has access to the financial strength, research capability, and manufacturing expertise of the group. The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines. Prevost has its main manufacturing facilities in Sainte-Claire, Quebec, Canada and has ten Parts and Service Centers located in the United States and Canada. www.prevostcar.com
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