The American Bus Association Foundation — the largest non-profit organization in the group travel industry, with an emphasis on research and scholarships — announced its 2018 leadership officers. Tom JeBran, president of Trans-Bridge Lines in Bethlehem, Pa., has been named Chairman of the foundation, and John Percy, president/CEO of N.Y.'s Destination Niagara USA, as vice chairman.
“We are excited to have both Tom and John leading the ABA Foundation this year,” said ABA Foundation President/CEO Peter Pantuso. “Both individuals have been leaders on the ABA Board of Directors, as well as the ABA Foundation, and their dedication to the foundation’s mission of supporting the motorcoach travel and tour industry is impressive.”
The ABA Foundation supports the motorcoach travel and tourism industry through conducting research on the industry’s impact, as well as bestowing academic scholarships to ABA members and the general public to earn degrees that support the motorcoach travel and tour industry as well as promote academic excellence and diversity.