ATLANTA, GA (October 4, 2005) - Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue today announced that Jerry W. Bowman, 54, president and COO of Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA). GRTA is the state of Georgia authority that works to improve the state of Georgia's mobility, air quality, and land use practices.
In his new role on the GRTA board, Bowman will work with his fellow members to assist Governor Perdues office in developing comprehensive transportation policies for the state of Georgia. Additionally, he will partner with a number of state and regional agencies including the Georgia Department of Transportation, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, the Atlanta Regional Commission, the State Road and Tollway Authority and more than 80 governments in a 13-county non-attainment area in Georgia to prioritize transportation plans and programs by cooperatively establishing investment priorities and resource allocations to accomplish GRTAs mission.
Im honored to have been selected by Governor Perdue to serve on the GRTA board, said Bowman. I look forward to working with this organization to achieve the Governor and GRTAs mission of advocating and implementing a transportation system for Georgia that is multi-modal, seamless and accessible to all.
Bowman has served since 2001 as president and chief operating officer of Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation - a privately held transportation and third-party logistics firm headquartered in Concord, NC. He is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce board of directors and the Retail Industry Logistics Association (RILA). Bowman earned a bachelors degree from the University of Georgia. He and his wife, Pamela, are residents of Forsyth County, GA. They have two children and one grandchild.