The co-chairs of the T-ROC were elected due to their continued involvement in legal and legislative issues over the past several years. The co-chairs are also the only two T-ROC Members that also serve as State Officers for the CTTA. Their demonstrated leadership and open mindedness makes them excellent mentors and facilitators for the council.
Members elected to the Motor Club positions on the T-ROC must exemplify an expert level of knowledge of the Motor Club towing industry as well as own or operate a towing company where a substantial portion of their business is Motor Club towing. Motor clubs can be defined as an organization (either non-profit or for-profit) that offers membership to the motoring public in-return for service related to their vehicle.
Council members that represent Private Property (non-consensual) towers must be considered experts in the business and legalities that surround the industry of Private Property towing. These members shall also own or operate a towing company whose business is substantially made up of Private Property towing. Private property (non-consensual) towing is the moving and/or storage of a vehicle at the request of a property owner or manager.
Council members who represent companies that tow for Law Enforcement agencies have expert knowledge and experience towing for law enforcement agencies. They also must own or operate companies that do a substantial amount of their towing business for law enforcement agencies. Law enforcement agencies include, but are not limited to, local police, sheriff and C.H.P.
Council Members representing Heavy Duty Towing companies must have an expert level of knowledge and experience within the heavy duty towing industry. The company that they own or operate must also do a substantial part of their business within the heavy duty industry. Heavy duty towing is defined as operating any tow truck with a GVWR of at least 33,000 pounds.
Council members elected to represent towing companies with Large Fleets must own or operate a towing company that has a Large Fleet, which is defined as more than twenty (20) towing/service vehicles. These members must have the experience and knowledge to be considered an expert in the large fleet towing industry.
Council members elected to represent towing companies that operate Small Fleets are experienced owners of companies that have fleet of less than five (5) towing/service vehicles. They understand that challenges that these companies face and are an expert in operating a company of that size, often engaging in hands-on towing themselves.
Members of the T-ROC that represent Rural Towing companies must be industry experts and own or operate a company located in a rural area of the state. ‘Rural area’ is defined as ‘a city of less than 50,000 in a county or an area generally considered rural in relation to the general region or area.
Council Members that are selected to represent the Education aspect of the towing industry should be regarded as experts in the field/industry of towing and have a history of training in the classroom and/or field or an extensive education/technical background.
Associations and Organizations
The T-ROC elects these persons to represent the views, opinions and interests of other highly regarded associations and organizations in the towing industry, insuring a balanced input into decisions made by the T-ROC.