Posted By: Ken Ying on July 5, 2022 at 5:37 pm
Rock-It Global Chief Administration Officer Sasha Goodman’s term expires after 12 years of service on AfA Board of Directors
Washington, DC, US, Tuesday 5th July 2022: Rock-it Global has signaled its close support for the Airforwarders Association (AfA) by maintaining a leading presence on its Board of Directors following Sasha Goodman’s term, which expires at the end of 2022.
Although unrelated to Goodman’s departure, Jacob (Jake) Fisher, Vice President and General Counsel to AfA Platinum member Rock-It Global, will join the AfA Board, effective immediately.
“Jake brings a wealth of industry experience and legal expertise to the AfA board,” said Kirk McCann, AfA Chairman of the Board, and Executive Director of North American Development, Scan Global Logistics.
“Please join the Board of Directors and me in congratulating Jake on this prestigious appointment. We look forward to working with him in advancing the agenda for AfA.”
Longstanding and esteemed member of the AfA Board Sasha Goodman, Chief Administration Officer, Rock-It Global, will remain an active AfA member continuing on the planning committee for the AfA AirCargo Conference, at which she will take a leadership role in the women’s networking event.
The AfA AirCargo Conference takes place in Nashville, Tennessee, February 12 – 14, 2023.
“Sasha has done a tremendous job not only representing our company but also advocating for women in our industry,” said Paul Martins, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Global Critical Logistics, the parent company of Rock-it Global, Dietl International, Dynamic International, Cosdel, and CargoLive.
“It is fantastic that our company will continue to be well represented on the AfA Board by Jake Fisher.
“Thank you again Sasha and congratulations, Jake!”
Fisher was elected to fill an interim slot created by the departure of Brendan Akamu, who recently accepted a position with Hawaiian Airlines.
Airline members are not eligible to hold a seat on AfA’s board.
Akamu’s former seat term expires this Fall, at which time Fisher will be required to run for re-election for a four-year term.
About Airforwarders Association
The Airforwarders Association (AfA) represents more than 200 member companies dedicated to moving cargo throughout the supply chain.
The association’s members range from small businesses with fewer than 20 employees to large companies employing more than 1,000 people and business models varying from domestic to worldwide freight forwarding operations.
In short, they are the travel agents for freight shipments, moving cargo in the timeliest and most cost-efficient manner whether it is carried on aircraft, truck, rail or ship. For more information, visit the association’s website at www.airforwarders.org.