AAIA Elects New Officers, Board Members - Tire Review Magazine

AAIA Elects New Officers, Board Members

(Akron/Tire Review) The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) elected new officers and board of directors at its Spring Volunteer Leadership Days held in Hollywood, Fla., on May 6.

AAIA’s elected officers of the board of directors are:

 • Chairman, Richard Morgan, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc.

 • Vice Chairman, J. David Bell, Erie Drive Train Inc.

 • Vice President, Marc Graham, InstallerEDGE

 • Vice President, Jerry O`Pry, Georgia-Pacific Corp.

 • Vice President, Gary Perman, RPS Marketing

 • Vice President, John Washbish, Affinia Under Vehicle Group

 • Treasurer, Timothy Lee, LC Enterprises

 • Secretary, Kenneth Walker, Meineke Car Care Centers

 • Past Chairman, David Caracci, Caracci Aftermarket Strategies

Nine other individuals were elected or re-elected to the 31-person AAIA board of directors, including:

 • Todd D`Angelo, D`Angelo`s

 • Martin Gold, S-G Imported Car Parts

 • Kevin Judge, Brenton Productions/Two Guys Garage

 • Pam Krebs, Robert Bosch Corp.

 • Michael Lambert, Automotive Distribution Network/Parts Plus/IAPA

 • Norman Matthew, Custom Accessories

 • Bill Murray Jr., Bill Murray & Associates Inc.

 • Rodney Pierini, California/Nevada Automotive Wholesalers Association

 • David Scheer, Inland Truck Parts Co.

 Continuing board members are:

 • Russ Bailey, AutoVice Consulting

 • Larry Easterlin, TCC (Technical Chemical Co.)

 • Joseph Felicelli, Federal-Mogul Corp.

 • John Flad, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

 • Richard Jago, Old World Industries Inc.

 • Michael Klein, Klein Advisors

 • Gary Kremer, Uni-Select USA

 • Harold Krivan, J.D. Power and Associates

 • David Machamer, Innovative Products Inc.

 • Jon Owens, Babcox Publications

 • Joseph Register, Prescient Technologies Inc.

 • Sean Stanic, Siemens VDO Automotive

 • Skip West, MAXSA Innovations

"The backbone of AAIA and the lifeblood of its governance are its volunteer leaders," said Kathleen Schmatz, AAIA president and CEO. "The outstanding individuals who serve on the AAIA board of directors are among the very best visionaries and thought leaders in the aftermarket industry."

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