Joe Dalum, president and CEO of Odyne Systems, LLC has been appointed to the Board of the Electric Drive Transportation Association, which works with policymakers and the public to advance electric drive transportation.
Brian Wynne, president of the EDTA commented, “We are excited to have Joe Dalum’s participation and unique perspective on this guiding body of the association and the industry. “
“I look forward to serving on the Board of Directors of the Electric Drive Transportation Association during this time of accelerated industry growth and rapid advancements in technology," said Dalum. "Greater electrification of vehicle systems can help the country meet energy security and environmental goals, while providing operational savings and benefits. I strongly support the EDTA and share their goal of promoting electric drive, especially in the medium and heavy-duty vehicle segment.”
Dalum currently serves as president of the Green Truck Association, an affiliate of the NTEA. Prior to founding Odyne Systems, LLC in 2009, Dalum worked for DUECO, Inc., a large final-stage manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty trucks. Earlier, he developed automotive products and systems for GM and Delphi. He has been an active voice in the industry, providing testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, in support of plug-in hybrid medium and heavy-duty truck technology.
Dalum noted: “The EDTA supports the commercialization of more energy efficient vehicles and technologies, reducing dependency on foreign oil and contributing to a cleaner, healthier environment. I look forward to helping the organization meet those objectives.”