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Get to know our board of directors!

The MCBOA Board of Directors work diligently to stay up to date with the latest legislation, laws, and all things that have to do with the charter bus industry. They pass this knowledge down to the other members of the association through monthly newsletters and an annual winter conference. To find out more information about MCBOA or chartering a bus, contact any of the members below!
Rick Thielen
Thielen Coaches

220 West 11th Street
Redwood Falls, MN 56283

(507) 637-3600

Chad Ely
Vice President
Voigt's Bus Company

24243 County Road 7
St Augusta, MN 56301


James Hey
Southwest Coaches

1500 Travis Road
Marshall, MN 56258

(507) 532-4043

Mike Forbord
Schmitty & Sons

22750 Pillsbury Avenue
Lakeville, MN  55044

(952) 985-7574

Craig Osborne
Northfield Lines

1034 Gemini Road
St Paul, MN 55121

(651) 203-8888

Tim Heinze
Lake Crystal Coaches

59780 235th Street
Madison Lake, MN 56063

(507) 243-3282

Steve Nichols
Shuttle Concepts

896 Hersey Street
St Paul, MN 55114


Rob Wicklund
Bemidji Bus

1507 Naylor Drive
Bemidji, MN  56601


Barry Howell
Minnesota Coaches

2623 Kennedy Street N E
Minneapolis, MN 55413


Advisory Board Members

Mark Polzin
Budget Truck & Auto

2027 West Avalon Road
Janesville, WI 53546

(608) 756-0861

Aram Nikitas
Motor Coach Industries

200 E Oakton Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018

(847) 274-9204

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Jim Hey - MCBOA
c/o Southwest Coaches
1500 Travis Road
Marshall, MN 56258

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