Pictured, left to right: Jim Atkinson, Steve Sunday, Caroline Marks Acebedo, Andy Fiffick and Jim Hittman
The board of directors of the Mobile Air Climate Systems Association (MACS) met virtually Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, and elected officers for the year.
Andy Fiffick of Rad Air Complete Car Care, Cleveland, Ohio, will serve as MACS chairman and CEO. Steve Sunday of Sunair, Ft. Worth, Texas, will serve as vice chairman. Caroline Marks Acebedo of Marks Air, Tampa, Florida, will serve as MACS association treasurer, Jim Atkinson of Car Repair Company, Scottsdale, Arizona, will be MACS secretary and Jim Hittman of Badger Truck Refrigeration, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, will serve as past chairman.
The MACS Board of Directors has 13 members: four members representing service and repair, four members representing distribution, four members representing manufacturing and the past chairman.
Andy Fiffick of Rad Air Complete Car Care, Cleveland, Ohio; Caroline Marks Acebedo of Marks Air, Tampa, Florida; Jim Atkinson of Car Repair Company, Scottsdale, Arizona; and Tim Iezzi of Iezzi’s Auto Service, Reading, Pennsylvania, are the representatives of the service and repair shops.
The MACS distributor members are represented by Tray Carlisle of Carlisle Air and Automotive, San Antonio, Texas; Troy Farr of 1-800-Radiator, West Jordan, Utah; Steve Sunday of Sunair, Ft. Worth, Texas; and Mark Schmitz of Global Parts Distributors, Macon, Georgia.
Representing manufacturers are Ryan Baker of Kenway Engineering, Sherburn, Minnesota; Charlie Roberts of T/CCI Manufacturing, Frisco, Texas; Al Leupold, of Bergstrom, Rockford, Illinois; and Tim Wagaman of Robinair, Warren, Michigan.
Each year half of the board members are up for election for a two-year term. The MACS board meets three times a year, once at the annual training event when officers are elected by the board, once in the spring to review MACS budget and finances for the next fiscal year and once in the fall.
MACS announces new 2021 Training Event and Trade Show Dates
The MACS 2021 Training Event and Trade Show will take place Thursday, Sept. 30 through Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 at the Rosen Centre Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The MACS annual golf tournament will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Course in Orlando, Florida.
The surge in Covid-19 cases led to MACS postponing the annual gathering for the safety of all involved. The MACS staff will be working diligently to confirm speakers, exhibitors and promoting attendance and will post all updates to the MACS website, MACS ACTION magazine and social media.