University of the Aftermarket Foundation Elects Officers, Trustees for 2017 - Tire Review Magazine

University of the Aftermarket Foundation Elects Officers, Trustees for 2017

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation elected its officers and trustees for 2017 during a vote at its annual board of trustees meeting.

Officers elected for 2017 include:

•    Chairman – Timothy Lee, MAAP, chairman of Lang Distributing
•    Senior Vice Chairman – John R. Washbish, MAAP, president and CEO of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
•    Second Vice Chairman – Larry Pavey, AAP, president of Federated Auto Parts
•    Treasurer – Bill Maggs, MAAP, president and CEO of the National Pronto Association
•    Secretary – Joe Pomaranski, MAAP, senior vice president and general manager, global aftermarket of Tenneco, Inc.

Those elected to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees in 2017 include:

•    Doug Arnold, Robert Bosch, LLC
•    Bill Babcox, AAP, Babcox Media Inc.
•    Jim Buzzard, AAP, The Clay Buzzard Family
•    Michael Cardone III, CARDONE Industries
•    Jeff Darby, Dorman Products, Inc.
•    Mark Drennan, ACDelco
•    Philip Halberg, Federal-Mogul Motorparts
•    Bill Hanvey, AAP, Auto Care Association
•    Cliff Hovis, Hovis Auto & Truck Supply
•    Ken Kee, AAP, Dayco Products
•    Pete Kornafel, MAAP
•    Bill Long, AAP, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
•    Dave McColley, Wix Global Filtration/Affinia Group, Inc.
•    Roger McCollum, AAP, N.A. Williams Co.
•    David O’Reilly, The O’Reilly and Wooten Families
•    Robert Raff, MAAP, The Bob and Margie Raff Family
•    Jack Ramsey, AAP, Gates Corporation
•    Mort Schwartz, MAAP, Schwartz Advisors
•    David T. Segal, MAAP, Automotive Distribution Network
•    Eric Sills, AAP, Standard Motor Products Inc.
•    Scott Thompson, Epicor Software Corporation

Additionally, “Jack Creamer Leader of the Year” award recipient, Fred Bunting, MAAP, founder and chairman of Auto-Wares Group of Companies, will fill the lifetime trustee seat in Creamer’s name for a one-year term.

Rusty Bishop, AAP, will continue as chairman’s advisor and other members of the board of trustees include: JR Bishop, YANG representative; Barbara Cunningham, administrator; George Keeley, legal counsel; Ken Marker, investment advisor; Nathan Perrine, comptroller; Larry Northup, AAP, AWDA liaison; Margo Shepard, investment advisor; and Jennifer Tio, marketing representative.

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