He was nominated by the City Council of San Luis, Arizona during the May 13, 2015 Council Meeting.
Eads rejoins the BTA Board of Directors after having served on the board of directors from 2011-2014. “I am delighted to be joining the board of BTA once again,” said Mr. Eads. Eads joins Matias Rosales, San Luis Vice-Mayor, and Ralph Velez, previous city manager that also serve as board members of the BTA.
“We are very excited to welcome talented individuals like Mr. Eads to our board of directors,” BTA President Noe Garcia said. “The perspective that board members bring to cross-border trade and travel is critical to ensuring the BTA provides policymakers unparalleled insight into all the issues facing the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders.”
Founded in 1986, the Border Trade Alliance (BTA) is a grassroots, non-profit organization that serves as a forum for participants to address key issues affecting trade, travel and security in North America. Working with entities in Canada, Mexico and the United States, the BTA advocates on behalf of policies and initiatives designed to improve border affairs and trade relations among the three nations. BTA is North America’s premier authority on issues affecting the U.S. northern and southern borders, representing a large grassroots network of over 4.2 million public and private sector representatives, including business leaders, chambers of commerce and industry, academic institutions, economic development corporations, industrial parks, transport companies, customs brokers, defense companies, manufacturers and state and local government agencies.
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