International Association of Movers Names Charles L. White Senior Vice President
(Alexandria, VA) – The International Association of Movers (IAM) is pleased to announce that Charles “Chuck” L. White has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President.
Since joining the Association ten years ago, White has served as Director, Government & Military Relations, representing IAM’s member companies as liaison to the U.S. Department of Defense Personal Property Program, the U.S. Department of State and the US General Services Administration, as well as advancing advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill. He will continue his involvement in these important areas while taking on a greater role within the Association.
“Chuck’s aptitude and his contributions to the Association’s mission, its membership and the moving industry as a whole have been invaluable,” said IAM President Terry R. Head. “His expanding role will continue to enhance IAM’s strategic direction and growth, and ensure the leadership stability the organization has benefited from since its humble beginnings some five decades ago.”
Charles White has been involved in the moving industry since 1994, when he began work for Executive Moving Systems in Woodbridge, Virginia. During his time there as director of sales and marketing, White became active in IAM (then known as the Household Goods Forwarders Association of America) and served in an elected position on the Association’s governing board for four years. In 2005 he joined the IAM staff.
Peg Wilken, Vice President of Government Traffic & Claims for Stevens Worldwide Van Lines and Chair of the IAM Executive Committee, remarked: “I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Chuck White for many years, and his knowledge and expertise are unparalleled in the moving industry. Due in large part to Chuck’s active role with the Defense Personal Property Program, IAM is the strongest advocacy voice for the moving industry. His growing leadership role will help secure and sustain IAM’s future. His promotion is well-deserved and I am excited to move IAM forward together with Terry Head and Chuck White in his new position.”
White holds a B.S. from the University of Maryland–College Park, a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) from George Mason University, and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), the highest professional credential in the association industry. His previous experience includes teaching high school biology and coaching football in Maryland and Northern Virginia.