Intermodal Interchange Executive Committee


Intermodal Interchange Executive Committee

The ten member group of industry representatives responsible for the administration of the UIIA and for the processing of changes and/or modifications to the Agreement.  

The Committee consists of a minimum of two representatives from each mode representing Motor, Ocean and Rail Carriers participating in the Agreement, with an equal representation of each mode. In addition, effective October 1, 2018, one representative and two alternates from Equipment Leasing Companies participating in the UIIA will also serve on the Committee. 

2022 IIEC Members and Alternates

Motor Carrier IIEC Representatives

Chris Giltz
Evans Delivery Co., Inc.

David Hensal
Eagle Systems, Inc.

Kevin Lhotak
Reliable Transp. Specialists, Inc.

Motor Carrier IIEC Alternates

Ben Banks
TCW, Inc.

Peter Schneider 
T.G.S. Transportation, Inc. 

Matt Sciascia
Knight Transportation, Inc. 

Ocean Carrier IIEC Representatives

Leonard Imperial
Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A.

Jim Michalski
ZIM American Integrated Shipping Svcs. Co. LLC

Al Smeraldo
Maersk Agency USA


Ocean Carrier IIEC Alternates

Ronnie Armstrong
Ocean Network Express (North America), Inc.

Ryan Koch
Evergreen Shipping (America) Agency

Phillip Summers
Hapag Lloyd (America) LLC

Rail Carrier IIEC Representatives

Jeff Chapman
Union Pacific Railroad

Gordon Graham
Canadian National Railway

Tim Moore
CSX Intermodal Terminals

Rail Carrier IIEC Alternates

Steven Chavez
BNSF Railway

Andrew Knouse
Norfolk Southern Corp.

James Palmer
CSX Intermodal Terminals



Equip. Leasing Company IIEC Representative 

Jeffrey Dudenhefer
North American Chassis Pool Cooperative LLC


Equip. Leasing Company IIEC Alternates 

EJ Bronwasser
Milestone Equipment Holdings

Nathaniel Seeds
Flexi-Van Leasing LLC

IIEC Action Items 

A chronological list of the actions of the Intermodal Interchange Executive Committee by year is available as information for UIIA participants.  

View Actions Taken by the IIEC 

IIEC Appointment Process

Each year applications are accepted from UIIA participants that have an interest in serving on the Intermodal Interchange Executive Committee.  Learn more about the IIEC Appointment Process.