Women w/ Drive Hits the Road

October 24, 2019, Saskatchewan Science Center 5:30 PM

Women W/ Drive Hits the Road

The Saskatchewan Trucking Association in partnership with Trucking HR Canada is pleased to host Women with Drive Hits the Road: Regina, Saskatchewan. 

Building on the success of the Women with Drive Leadership Summit, and Western Women with Drive, the event is expanding to increase opportunities for women in trucking and logistics to network and learn together.

Women with Drive Hits the Road: Regina, SK will offer a casual, after-work networking opportunity and showcase female industry leaders who will share insights of interest to anyone in the industry looking to support and increase women’s contributions to trucking and logistics.

“Getting more women into trucking and logistics remains an important business issue for fleets across the country” Says Angela Splinter, CEO of Trucking HR Canada, “Along with our partners, we will continue to showcase the great contributions women are making and raise awareness on the numerous career opportunities available.”

“As the only provincial association with female leadership in the country, Women with Drive is a critical initiative in the STA’s eyes. Workplaces need women, the trucking industry needs women – who better to usher in these initiatives than fellow women? The STA has put in the work of highlighting women in our industry, invited women to serve on the board and supporting all female driven initiatives in trucking. We are very excited to have this event in our jurisdiction.”

Featured Speakers

Heather Day

President, C.S. Day Transport

Heather Day is the President of C.S. Day Transport Ltd., a 3rd generation family business that specializes in the safe transportation of bulk gasoline and diesel products throughout the Canadian prairies.  Responsible for all aspects of the business, Heather takes a special interest in human resources and in cultivating a culture of outstanding driver safety.  Heather is passionate about the trucking industry and is a member of the Board of Directors for both the Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) and for the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA). Before transitioning to her current role, Heather earned degrees in Music and Education and enjoyed a seven-year teaching career in London, England where she led the Music Departments of both inner city and large suburban high schools.  Upon returning to Canada to become involved in the family business, Heather advanced her education in finance, human resources, business administration, and obtained her commercial 1A driver’s licence. Heather is also the proud mom of two young daughters and, when not at work, provides a marvellous taxi and snack service to and from daycare, ballet, soccer, swimming, figure skating, and music lessons.

Erin Diehl

Owner, D&E Transport Inc.

I started in trucking as a spouse of a professional driver. I might not drive the truck, but I’ve been involved with every other aspect for over 20 years. From bulk to flat deck to heavy haul, the different challenges that faced each. In 2016, my husband Darren and I, started D&E Transport Inc., a bulk grain and fertilizer carrier. I have proudly taken on the role of Safety&Compliance officer. I have been a Licensed Practical Nurse for 11 years, and the health, safety,and wellness of the drivers of this industry  is incredibly important to me. I am also a proud mother of 2 children. One in university and one in grade 12 . 

Jennifer Ehrmantraut

Owner, Intentional You Coaching and Consulting

Jennifer Ehrmantraut is edgy, funny, and loves to challenge the status quo.  With over 20 years of leadership in public and private organizations, she climbed the corporate ladder to discover her passion for innovation, leadership development and unlocking people’s potential.  In her climb to the top she shattered the proverbial glass ceiling for women in a masculine dominated industry.  In 2011, at the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure, Jennifer was the first woman to hold a position as an Assistant Deputy Minister and went on to lead the Operations Division where she was responsible for leading a team of over 1,000 employees and budgets over $300M.   She is a professional accountant but by no means is she a typical accountant.  She draws on her executive coaching training to redefining what success looks like through her company, Intentional You.  There, she challenges individuals to question their stories, their capabilities, and their judgments of themselves, to give them the platform to jump beyond what they ever thought was possible. Jennifer is currently keeping busy serving clients to further their potential through her company Intentional You, she is the CFO at SaskBuilds and working as a facilitator through Johnson Shoyama Graduade School of Public Policy. And when that does not keep her busy enough Jennifer writes for the Vintage Gypsy Magazine, has done a TED talk and enjoys photography and hanging with her two dogs.

Her Professional Qualifications include:

  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) (May 2019)
  • Public Sector Governance Certification (PSGov) through Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (October 2018)
  • Certified Executive Coach (CEC) through Royal Roads University (April 2015)
  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) (June 2001)


Angela Splinter

Panel Moderator, CEO Trucking HR Canada

Angela Splinter leads Trucking HR Canada, a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to addressing the human resources challenges and opportunities in the trucking and logistics sector. Angela is a frequent speaker at industry events sharing innovative HR best practices, trends and insights. As a respected leader in HR, Trucking HR Canada works with various associations, government departments and industry professionals to ensure employers have the skilled workforce needed for today and in the future.


Event Sponsors

This event was made possible thanks to our event sponsor, Manitoulin Transport.

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