Ron Baas

Vice President Maintenance Excellence, Pacific Western Group of Companies

Ron is a journeyman automotive technician and has been with PWT for 27 years, starting his journey there as a school bus technician. PWT operates a fleet of over 5000 vehicles consisting of School Bus, Highway Coach, Transit and Industrial Employee Shuttles. Ron supports 26 locations across 6 provinces and 1 territory, from Whitehorse to Halifax. Propane fuels approximately 880 of their 3200 school bus units. He is a voting member on the CSA D250 committee, representing the user group. As well Ron was involved with the latest rewrite of the CCMTA commercial vehicle inspection manual (PMVI).