Women In Trucking Association names Trina Norman of UPS as 2022 Influential Woman in Trucking
The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) presented Trina Norman, Southern California Feeder Operations Manager, UPS, with the 2022 Influential Woman in Trucking award. The award is sponsored by Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) and recognizes the achievements of female role models and trailblazers in the trucking industry.
The winner was announced during the WIT Accelerate! Conference & Expo in Dallas, Texas. The announcement came after the panel discussion, “When Remarkable Women Do Remarkable Things.” Panelists consisted of the finalists for the 2022 award: Jill Quinn, President, Centerline Drivers, Mari Roberts, Vice President of Transportation, Frito-Lay, and Lindsey Trent, President & Co-Founder, Next Generation in Trucking Association. The panel discussion was facilitated by Kelley Martin, Director of Strategic Pricing, Daimler Truck North America.
“While all four finalists were exceptional, Trina Norman stood out due to her passion for giving back to her community while supporting her team and her company as she leads them toward success,” said Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO.
Norman’s employment with UPS spans three decades where she has proven to be a well-rounded leader and a global citizen. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, where she has served as an activity member for 24 years. She also mentors and sponsors young college students to achieve their academic goals while attending college.
Her mission is to recruit, empower, mentor, and encourage women to join the elite women behind the wheels at UPS. In 2019, Norman helped to lead the charge and was instrumental in charting the first Women in Operations business resource group in South Cal. In honor of her leadership and game-changing methodology, she was granted the game-changer award in March of 2022. In April of 2022, she was the recipient of the corporate trailblazer award for both Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Women In Operations. In July 2022, she was the recipient of the Visionary Leader Award for excellence in undertaking extraordinary efforts to enhance the operational experience.
“On behalf of Daimler Truck North America, a hearty ‘congratulations’ to Trina Norman for earning the recognition as the 2022 Influential Woman in Trucking,” said Kary Schaefer, chief engineer, cab systems and entire vehicle engineering at DTNA and WIT board member. “It was a remarkable field of nominees for this year’s award and all share the distinction of driving the trucking industry forward for all women.”