The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced its 2013-‘14 board of directors. Six seats were available this year, each with a three-year term. Newly elected to the board are: Anthony Blackman of Atlantic Tire & Service (Cary, NC); Brian Rigney of Dill Air Controls (Oxford, NC); and Joseph Henmueller of AMRA/MAP (Arlington Heights, IL). Returning board members are: Ernie Caramanico of Amityville Firestone (Amityville, NY); Lyssa Da Costa of Hercules Tire International (Kitchener, ON); and Tom Wright of Wright Tire Service (Anoka, MN).
Additionally, Jon Schadl of K&M Tire (Delphos, OH) was placed into the two-year vacancy created by the election of Glen Nicholson of TBC Retail Group to the position of secretary. Bob Bignell, executive director of the Ontario Tire Dealers Association, is the new state/provincial representative on the board.
The new board will be take office Nov. 4 at the TIA’s annual meeting in Las Vegas.
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