SEMA Announces Board of Directors' Election Results

SEMA Announces Board of Directors’ Election Results

The board members are elected by SEMA-member companies and represent the key membership categories: manufacturers, distributors/retailers, manufacturers’ rep, and services.

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the results of the 2024-2025 SEMA Board of Directors’ elections.

Bill Bader of Summit Motorsports Park, Doug Lane of Motor State Distributing, Kelle Oeste of V8TV Speed & Resto Shop, Kim Pendergast of Magnuson Superchargers, and Melissa Scoles of QA1 were elected to the Board. Pendergast is a current SEMA Board member who was re-elected to join the group.

SEMA said its board members are industry representatives who volunteer their time to lead and guide the Association. They are elected by SEMA-member companies and represent the key membership categories: manufacturers, distributors/retailers, manufacturers’ rep, and services.

The SEMA Board of Directors for 2024-2025 will be as follows:

Board Officers

• Chairman – Kyle Fickler, Director of Business Development, ProCharger

• Chair-elect – Melanie White, President, Hellwig Products

• Immediate Past-Chair/Secretary – James Lawrence, CEO Power Automedia

• Treasurer – Tim McCarthy, Founder & CEO HushMat & ZyCoat

Board Members

• Bill Bader – President & Owner, Summit Motorsports Park

• Rich Butler – CEO, R&R Marketing Consultants

• Doug Lane – President & Owner, Motor State Distributing

• Norris Marshall – CEO, BluePrint Engines

• Kelle Oeste – CEO & Owner, V8TV Speed & Resto Shop

• Kim Pendergast – CEO, Magnuson Superchargers

• Kathryn Reinhardt – Senior Vice President of Marketing & Events, Hemmings

• Melissa Scoles – President & CEO, QA1

• Marcus Umlauff – General Manager-Truck, Toyota Motor North America

• Ted Wentz – CEO, Quadratec

Outgoing Board Members

• Lindsay Hubley – SVP Consumer Events, Emerald X/Overland Expo

• Larry Montante – VP Category Management, Keystone Automotive

• Brian Reese – President & CEO, T-Sportline

• Steve Whipple – President, PRW Industries

The entire 2024-2025 SEMA Board of Directors and outgoing Board members will be honored and recognized during the 2024 SEMA Leaders & Legends Gala in Anaheim, Calif., on July 19.

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