Jennifer Bergeron brings 20-plus years of experience in technical education and management to her new role.
During National Apprenticeship Week, NAPA and TechForce Foundation highlighted their efforts to recruit new techs.
The two non-profit organizations will work together to foster connections between the industry and prospective technicians.
Since 2015, Bridgestone and the TechForce Foundation have joined forces to increase the inflow of techs into the workforce.
Winners will get the chance to walk the SEMA Show, network with vehicle builders and receive a $2,500 scholarship.
With a concern over the technician shortage, LKQ says it wants to be part of the solution.
Riley Schlick-Trask is the first independent shop professional to win the top honor in the Techs Rock Awards program.
Voting for the grand-prize winner is open through 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, June 16, 2023.
Five professional transportation/mobility techs to be recognized nationally for their contributions.
The contribution represents the single largest scholarship donation in TechForce history and nearly doubles its scholarship resources for financially-struggling mobility technician students.
Grand-prize winner Taeler Coverdale of Houston was honored with a $1,000 scholarship and $4,000 in prizes.
Ten finalists have been announced today, who will vie for more than $20,000 in prizes and scholarships.