The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) — an organization dedicated to the advancement of training and professional development within the transportation service industry — has announced the election of Darrell Rowe, director of education and development for Bridgestone Retail Operations, as its board chair for 2014. Rowe is joined by Holly Gerke, manager of technical training for Penske Truck Leasing, as vice chair. Michael Loth of Bosch was elected treasurer, with Tim Zilke of ASE serving as secretary. Bobby Bassett from Gates Corp. has assumed the role of past chair.
Three new directors also have been elected to the board: Chris Chesney from the Carquest Technical Institute, Ron Kato of Toyota Motors Sales USA and John Prosser with the American Honda Motor Co. They join current directors Rod Boyes of Melior Inc., Steve Lee with Lincoln Educational Services and Bill Sapielak from Adayana.
Stepping down from the board are Byron Morgan with the Morgan Consultant Service, John Saia of Toyota Motor Sales USA and the late Rich Whittier from Chrysler LLC.
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