Fourteen representatives from the tire industry are vying for four seats on the Tire Industry Association's board of directors. Each will serve a three-year term.
Here's the list of nominees for the 2017 board:
Chris Brown - Florida Tire Supply Inc., Auburndale, Fla.
Ernie Caramanico - Amityville Firestone, Amityville, N.Y.;
Daniel Childers - TCi Tire Centers, Duncan, S.C.;
Russell Devens - McCarthy Tire Service Co., Wilkes-Barre, Penn.;
Brad Feeney - TBC Corp., Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.;
Leslie Hamilton - Jee Wholesale Tires LLC, Houston, Texas;
Mason Hess - Purcell Tire and Service Center, Tucson, Ariz.;
Thomas Kirk Huls - TOKAH Inc. dba Big O Tire, Yucca Valley, Calif.;
Sean Lannoo - Continental Automotive Systems, Allentown, Penn.;
Gary MacCausland - VIP Tires and Service Corp., Auburn, Maine;
Brian McGeoghegan - Mohawk Rubber Sales, Hingham, Mass.;
Lance Meyer - Myers Tire Supply Co., Akron, Ohio;
Mike Pursley - Wegmann automotive USA Inc., Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and
W. Rippetoe - Schrader International Inc., Auburn Hills, Mich.
Voting is open to current TIA members in good standing. Online voting opened July 19 and emails were sent to all eligible members. Election materials have been mailed to the primary contacts at all eligible TIA member companies. Voting ends Friday, Sep. 1, 2017.
The results of the election will be announced in mid-September with the new board members taking office Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at TIA’s annual meeting during the Global Tire Expo in Las Vegas, Nev.
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