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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

2007 Tow Woman of the Year Announced

Angela Roper, owner of TIPTOW of Georgetown, TX, has been named as the 2007 Tow Woman of the Year by the Women of the Towing and Recovery Association of America or WTRAA. Roper, a TRAA Nationally Certified Level 1 Towing and Recovery, is currently serving as the WTRAA’s Secretary and was elected as the TRAA’s Third Vice-President this year.

Roper also serves on the TRAA’s Education Foundation Board and is the chairperson for the new TRAA Safety video committee. She is a member of the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum Survivor Fund committee and has served on the WTRAA’s scholarship committee for several years.

Working with other towing professionals, Roper helped to form the Towing Education Council or TEC this year. The TEC was created to educate and prepare towers throughout the country for certification and the first class begins in September at the Austin Community College. Roper has served as the Texas Towing and Storage Association’s treasurer and employed as its Executive Director for three years. She is licensed American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) instructor and a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Basic Instructor. Roper will be honored in Chattanooga, TN in September.

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1 comment:

Jess Horton said...

Congratulations Angela!