HELP Inc., a growing non-profit public/private partnership that provides PrePass weigh station bypass and other truck safety and efficiency services, announced the appointment of Terry Maple as the new regional director who will cover several northern and Midwestern states.
Maple completed a 32-year career with the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP), retiring as Superintendent in January 2011. In 2007, he was appointed to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Advisory (FMCSA) Committee, the select nationwide panel that makes recommendations to the FMCSA Administrator on critical highway safety issues involving commercial motor carriers. Maple served on the advisory body until retiring from KHP. He also represented Kansas as the public sector member on HELP’s Board of Directors 2003-2011.
Following retirement from KHP, Maple was appointed Acting Kansas State Fire Marshal and also served as Chief Deputy Fire Marshal. For the past two years he has served as Undersheriff of Shawnee County, based in Topeka, Kansas.