Mark Novitch Elected Chairman of the PTD Board

Mark Novitch of Sherwood Freightliner & Western Star, Inc. and Sherwood Isuzu Trucks has been elected chairman of the Pennsylvania Truck Dealers Board of Directors, during the PTD convention in August. Mark has served on the PTD board since 2004. PTD is head quartered in Harrisburg and represents all franchised truck dealers & dealerships in PA.

            Mark has worked with Don & Maria Sherwood since 2001 and is General Manager, SR Vice President, part owner and CX Manager (customer experience manager). The truck dealership has 3 locations in Dunmore, Tunkhannock, and Hazleton area. Dealer Principal, Don Sherwood, was PA Truck Dealer of the year in 2014. The Sherwood family has been in the vehicle business since 1925.

            Mark and his wife, Cinda, live in Nicholson and have a daughter, Lisa Truesdale, son-in-law Ron Truesdale and grandchildren Lincoln Mark Truesdale and Gabrielle Truesdale, fiancé Patrick Bussmann and great grandson, Oden Bussmann.

            Mark worked in the family business, W.W. Novitch, Inc., the International Truck & Farm Equipment Dealership in Nicholson and TRL, Inc., as the Director of Fleet Maintenance Operations before becoming a partner at the Sherwood Truck dealerships. Mark was the Mayor / Police Commissioner of Nicholson and served on several boards including First NTL Bank of Nicholson, Community Bank & Trust, PA Truck Dealers, Keystone College, Johnson College, Nicholson Heritage Association and Nicholson Cemetery Association. He held prior church positions of Trustee, Elder, Financial Secretary, Treasurer, Finance & Budget Committee.

            Mark is quoted “I enjoy going to work every day, but my favorite job is husband, dad, grandpa, and great grandpa. I am very fortunate, thank God”.