Friday, September 29, 2017

Gov. Ivey appoints ATA board member to education commission

Governor Kay Ivey has appointed Alabama Trucking Association board member Norman Crow to the Alabama Commission on Higher Education

Norman Crow

(ACHE). He will represent Congressional District Seven and will be subject to confirmation by the 2018 Alabama Senate.

Crow is president of D.T. & Freight Co., Inc., which was founded in 2004. The long haul flatbed trucking company delivers products throughout the southeast.

The Tuscaloosa native is active in his community and also serves on the executive boards for the Alabama Workforce Council and the Business Council of Alabama. He is a past chairman of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama and currently serves on the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority. From 2013 to May of this year, he served on the Tuscaloosa City School Board of Education.

“Commissioner Crow’s extensive business and educational background will be a tremendous asset to the Commission,” said ACHE Executive Director Jim Purcell. “His expertise will be crucial as we begin implementation of our ACHE Strategic Plan (2018-2030).
Crow holds an accounting degree from the University of Alabama.

He was appointed to the Alabama Trucking Association’s Board of Directors July 1, 2017.

The Alabama Commission on Higher Education, founded in 1969, is the state’s coordinating board for all public institutions of higher education.