MAPA Elects 2023 Officers and Directors

MAPA Elects 2023 Officers and Directors

Randy Foote of B & W Auto Supply in Portland, MI, will serve as MAPA board chairman for 2023.

The Michigan Automotive Parts Association (MAPA) board of directors announced it elected officers and directors during its December board meeting.

Randy Foote of B & W Auto Supply in Portland, MI, will serve as MAPA board chairman for 2023.

Other officers include:

  • Vice Chairman: Al Burch of Suburban Auto Supply in Swartz Creek, MI.
  • Treasurer: Gary Deuling of GOLDCOS in Fremont, MI. Deuling also is an Honorary Lifetime Director.
  • Immediate Past Chairman: Rick Tervo of Auto Value Houghton in Houghton, MI.

Directors were elected to the following seats:

  • Ed Thirlby, Eddie Thirlby Motorsports LLC in Grawn, MI, District 1 Director (second term).
  • Jeff Hubbard, Hubbard Automotive Group in Onsted, MI, District 2 Director (first term).
  • Larry Shapland, Larry’s Auto Supply in Saginaw, MI, District 3 Director (first term).
  • John LaClair, Ross Automotive Supply in Lapeer, MI, Advisory Committee Representative.

Rounding out MAPA’s board of directors are:

• At-Large Director: Darrell Liddell, Auto Value Bridgeport in Bridgeport, MI.
• At-Large Director: Brian Bailie, Retired, Freeland Auto Parts in Freeland, MI.

During the board meeting, MAPA also gave special recognition to:

  • Greg Phillips of West Branch Automotive in West Branch, MI, was honored for 12 years of exemplary service and dedication, the last four as an officer.
  • Gordon Kociba of Huron Auto Parts in Bad Axe, MI, was honored for 10 years of outstanding service and dedication as District 3 Director.
  • Larry Meirndorf of The Parts Place NAPA in Holt, MI, was recognized for 9 years of service and dedication as District 2 Director.
  • Jeff Hubbard of Hubbard Automotive Group in Onsted, MI, was recognized for his contributions throughout 2022 as Advisory Committee Representative.
  • Rick Tervo of Auto Value of Houghton in Houghton, MI, was recognized for his outstanding leadership and commitment as 2022 Chairman. Tervo has been a valuable member of MAPA’s board for 10 years and will serve as Immediate Past Chairman for 2023.

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