About

The NAPT Foundation

The Annual NAPT Conference & Trade Show is brought to you by NAPT and the NAPT Foundation. The NAPT Foundation is NAPT’s §501 (c) (3) nonprofit affiliate and the premier source of learning, knowledge, and future-oriented research for the student transportation professional. In collaboration with NAPT, the Foundation provides resources, education and ideas to enhance the power and performance of the student transportation industry.

The NAPT Foundation works to:

  • Support the development and education of the professionals responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of our school children
  • Develop training to support the professionals who provide safe and efficient transportation of our school children
  • Educate the public about the safe and efficient transportation of our school children
  • Conduct studies regarding the safe and efficient transportation of our school children
  • Comment, privately and publicly, regarding the safe and efficient transportation of our school children

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

J. Steven Kalmes, CDPT
President
jsktransportationconsulting@gmail.com 
Eagle River, AK

Donald N. Tudor, CDPT
Vice President & Secretary
donaldtudorservicesllc@gmail.com 
Columbia, SC

Don Paull, CDPT
Vice President & Treasurer
dgpaull@gmail.com 
Georgetown, TX

George (Ed) Donn, CDPT
Vice President
gedonn@bellsouth.net 
Calhoun, GA

Ken Hedgecock
Vice President
kenneth.hedgecock_jr@daimler.com
High Point, NC

Trish Reed
Vice President
trish.reed@navistar.com 
Lisle, IL

Keith Henry, CDPT
Vice President
keith.henry@lsr7.net 
Lee's Summit, MO


The annual NAPT Conference & Trade Show is consistently recognized as the premier school transportation conference in the nation. Our goal is to inspire NAPT Conference Delegates to connect with one another; communicate best practices and tackle common challenges and collaborate on ways to advance the student transportation industry.