WESTLAKE, Ohio (Nov. 20, 2013) — Attorney Lisa Harris Jones has been elected to the board of directors of truck stop operator TravelCenters of America L.L.C. (TA)
Ms. Jones is a founding member of the Baltimore-based law firm of Harris Jones and Malone and is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh and American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. In addition to her professional accomplishments, TA said Ms. Jones has held leadership positions in a number of community service and civic organizations "for which she has received recognitions and awards, including being the recipient of the YWCA Greater Baltimore Special Leadership Award in 2012."
According to TA, she was elected to be an independent director in Group III of TA's board to fill a vacancy created when the board was expanded to six members, including four who are independent directors. Ms. Jones was also appointed to serve on the TA board's audit, nominating and governance and compensation committees. Her current term as a TA director will extend to the annual meeting of the company's shareholders in 2016.
Westlake-based TravelCenters owns, leases and franchises travel centers under the TravelCenters of America, TA, Petro Stopping Centers and Petro brand names in 42 states and in Canada.