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Welcome to the Women of the Towing & Recovery Association of America!

The Women of the Towing and Recovery Association of America was established in 1981 as a subsidiary organization of the Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc.® (TRAA).  Its goals are to provide financial aid to the TRAA, support women in the towing industry and assist the WTRAA Scholarship Trustees in providing grant scholarships to children of towing professionals to further their education.

Important Notices & News:

WTRAA Scholarship Committee Announces the 2020 WTRAA Scholarship Recipients

Each year, the WTRAA Scholarship Fund under the TRAA Education Foundation, Inc. awards scholarships to TRAA members’ children and grandchildren to assist them in completing their education.  Fundraising for these scholarships has become a cooperative effort working with the TRAA Education Foundation and the WTRAA Scholarship Trustees.

The WTRAA Scholarship Fund Committee is excited to announce and congratulate the following 2020 WTRAA Scholarship recipients.  Their continued excellence in their education, and enthusiasm towards their future are the founding principles of the WTRAA Scholarship Program.  We are excited to see how far they will go in the future!

Julia Tantare – $5,500.00.  Julia is attending Seattle University, Seattle, WA.  Julia wants to attend law school after receiving her undergraduate degree in criminology and criminal justice theory with a minor in psychology.

Morgan Hobson – $2,000.00.  Morgan is attending Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA.  Morgan will be working towards a major in Business Organizational Management and a double minor in mathematics and economics.

MacKenna G. Schueller – $2,000.00.  MacKenna will be attending Concordia University, Mequon, WI.  MacKenna’s goal is to major in Diagnostic Medical Sonography with a bachelor’s degree in DMS.

For individuals interested in applying in 2021, look for the WTRAA Scholarship Application to run in the Spring edition of the TRAA – Towing & Recovery Association of America’s E-News. 

The WTRAA Scholarship Committee members are: Geri Roskopf, Chair, Katie Gratzianna, Kaileigh Kupchin and Jessica Kuntz – Advisor.


2019-2021 WTRAA Board of Directors

  • President – Gay Rochester
  • 1st Vice President – Ruth Landau
  • 2nd Vice President – Jessica Kuntz
  • Secretary – Michelle Sukow
  • Treasurer – Cynthia Martineau


We are asking members to give a monetary donation to help support the start-up and up keep of our space in the museum.  It can be any amount.  Donations can be mailed to :  WTRAA c/o Cynthia Martineau  104 Walnut Street  Leominster, MA 01453.  Please note “museum display” on your check.  Or simply click on the donation button above. Again, any donation is helpful so please consider helping.  We will have a display listing all the names of our generous donors.

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 Women of the Towing & Recovery Association of America

700 12th St NW, Suite 700

Washington, DC 20005