TIA Elects Six New Board Members

TIA Elects Six New Board Members

The newly elected directors will take office Oct. 30 during TIA’s annual membership meeting.

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has elected six new members to its Board of Directors for 2023-2024. Joining the board for three-year terms are Josephine Foley of Sullivan Tire & Automotive Service Inc., Norwell, Mass.; Glen Nicholson of Midas International L.L.C., Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; incumbent Brandy Sielaff of Business First Solutions, Meridian, Idaho; and Craig Stevens of Big Horn Tire, Gillette, Wyo.

Two additional newly elected board members, Adam Moffatt of the Tire Dealers Association of Canada, Port Dover, Ontario, Canada, and Craig Tinklenberg of Fuller Brothers Inc., Clackamas, Ore., will serve out the remaining two-year terms of board members Russ Devens and T.J. Trum, who were elected secretary and treasurer, respectively, of the Association, in June.

The new board members were chosen from a slate of 12 candidates vying for the six open positions. Voting began in early July and ended Sept. 1.

“TIA is excited to welcome this impressive and diverse group of Board members to the Association,” said TIA CEO Richard “Dick” Gust. “We look forward to their contributions in carrying out TIA’s mission of promoting tire safety, tire technician training, serving as a government watchdog for tire dealers and the tire industry and providing educational seminars and events.”

The newly elected directors will take office on Monday, Oct. 30, 2023, during TIA’s Annual Membership Meeting preceding the opening of the Global Tire Expo/SEMA show in Las Vegas. They will join an additional 12 directors to make up the association’s 18-member board.

You May Also Like

USTR Releases Four-Year Review of Section 301 China Tariffs

Bill Hanvey, Auto Care Association president and CEO, reacted to the USTR four-year review of Section 301 China tariffs.

Bill Hanvey, Auto Care Association president and CEO, reacted to the USTR four-year review of Section 301 China tariffs.

“We commend the Biden Administration and the USTR for their thorough review of the Section 301 China tariffs that were implemented in 2018 as a way to address China’s unfair trade practices,” said Hanvey. “We applaud our members’ efforts in reducing their reliance on sourcing from China and investing in resilient U.S. supply chains. However, we want to reiterate that tariffs continue to negatively impact our members and the automotive aftermarket industry. Many products lack manufacturing alternatives outside of China due to infrastructure issues, significant investments in tooling and the knowledge to produce a high-quality safety product.

SEMA Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Stutzman will replace George Afremow, current vice president and chief financial officer, who will retire in June after 12 years with the association.

Ryan Stutzman SEMA CFO
ACC Board Now Accepting Nominations

Nominations for a Vice President position, as well as two Board seats, are being accepted until June 5.

ACC-Board-Now-Accepting-Nominations
MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Launches Council of Remanufacturing Excellence

CoRE brings together the expanded resources of MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers and two peer group councils: Remanufacturing Business Council and Remanufacturing Technology & Operations Council.

MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers Announces Reman Roadshow, Annual Conference
Submissions Open for 2024 Technology Innovation Award

Submissions for the MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers’ Business Technology Council Aftermarket Technology Innovation Award are due by August 16, 2024.

MEMA’s McCarthy, Wilson Provide Right to Repair Updates

Other Posts

Lucid Appoints Lisa Lambert to Board of Directors

Lambert currently serves as chief investment officer, private markets at the George Kaiser Family Foundation.

Lisa-M.-Lambert-Lucid-Board-of-Directors
AAPEX Webinars for 2024 Set to Kick Off

“What the Automotive Aftermarket Supply Chain Can Learn From Shops and How the Industry Can Provide Shops What They Need To Succeed,” is the first in this year’s series of free webinars.

AAPEX
MEMA Applauds Biden Administration Initiative to Support Suppliers

The announcement of more than $100 million in funding and a suite of strategic actions is in support of small- and medium-sized auto parts manufacturers and autoworkers.

MEMA Applauds Biden Administration Initiative to Support Suppliers
New Board Leadership Announced by Women’s Industry Network

At the upcoming WIN Annual Conference in Newport Beach, California, the new 2024-2025 WIN Executive Committee and board members will be formally presented.