About

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is an international non-profit association representing all segments of the tire industry, including those that manufacture, repair, recycle, sell, service or use new or retreaded tires, and also those suppliers or individuals who furnish equipment, material or services to the industry. The mission of TIA is to promote tire safety through training and education, to act as the principal advocate in government affairs and to enhance the image and professionalism of the industry so that our member businesses may be more successful. TIA has more than 13,000 members from all 50 states and around the globe.

 

OFFICERS

Mason Hess, President
Director of Global Mining Division | Purcell Tire and Service Center
Dan Nothdurft, Past President
President | Tires Tires Tires
Jim Pangle, Vice President
Business Development Specialist I Fountain Tire
Keith Jarman, Secretary
President I AME International
Mike Wolfe, Treasurer
Owner I Southeastern Wholesale Tire
Richard "Dick" Gust
CEO

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tim BeVier
National Account Business Development Manager | Tech International LLC
Russ Devens
Director of Safety and Risk Management | McCarthy Tire Service
Brad Feeney
Director of Commercial Products | TBC Corporation
Travis Glidden
Regional Sales Manager | Stellar Industries
Debra Hamlin
Director of Commercial Business EHSS | Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
Chris Rhoades
Assistant Vice President | BKT Tires
Gary Schroeder
Executive Director Global Truck Tire and Bus Tire Business | Cooper Tire/Goodyear
Brandy Sielaff
Director Human Resources | Commercial Tire
Chuck Space
Executive Director I Texas Tire & Automotive Association
Leigh-Ann Stewart
T.J. Trum
General Counsel | Pomp’s Tire Service Inc.
Don Vanderheyden
Vice President | Commercial Hennessy Industries
Scott Weeden
Vice President of Sales | Barnwell House of Tires NY/NJ/CT

STAFF

Richard "Dick" Gust
Chief Executive Officer
Joseph Heath
Technical Manager
Christine Hoogenboom
Director of Training
Kimberly Jones
Training & Certification Coordinator
Roy Littlefield
Government Affairs Consultant
Roy Littlefield IV
Director of Government Affairs
Sandra Martinez
Chief Operating Officer
Jose Moreno
Automotive Tire Service Manager
Karen Patterson
Training & Certification Coordinator
Shawn Pease
Director of Automotive Tire Service
LaKisha Pindell
Vice President of Meetings and Events
Kevin Rohlwing
Chief Technical Officer
Blonnie Thompson
Grading Coordinator
Matthew White
Director of Tire Service
Dave Zielasko
Vice President of Marketing & Communications

COMMITTEES AND COUNCILS

Government Affairs Committee

T.J. Trum | Chairman
Roy Littlefield IV | Staff Assistant
Tim BeVier
Dan Nothdurft
Chuck Space
Don Vanderheyden
Scott Weeden
Gary Schroeder

Hall of Fame Committee

Mike Wolfe | Chair
Roy Littlefield | Staff Assistant
Bruce Davis, Tire Business
Randy Loeser, Tire Review
Greg Smith, Modern Tire Dealer
Jim Pangle
Brad Feeney

Membership Committee

Chuck Space | Chair
Dave Zielasko | Staff Assistant
Russ Devens
Mason Hess
Brandy Sielaff
Mike Wolfe
Dan Nothdurft
Leigh-Ann Stewart

Nominating Committee

Dan Nothdurft | Chair
Sandra Martinez | Staff Contact
Travis Glidden
Debra Hamlin
Scott Weeden
Brad Feeney
Chris Rhoades
Chris Rhoades

Strategic Planning Committee

Jim Pangle | Chair
Sandra Martinez | Staff Contact
Russ Devens
Chuck Space
Brad Feeney
Debra Hamlin
Mason Hess
Keith Jarman
T. J. Trum
Scott Weeden
Mike Wolfe

Training and Education Committee

Russ Devens | Chair
Chris Hoogenboom, Kevin Rohlwing | Staff Contacts
Tim BeVier
Travis Glidden
Debra Hamlin
Mason Hess
Keith Jarman
Brandy Sielaff
T.J. Trum
Don Vanderheyden
Chris Rhoades
Leigh-Ann Stewart

Sales & Marketing Committee

Brad Feeney | Chair
Staff Contact | Dave Zielasko
Travis Glidden
Mason Hess
Keith Jarman
Gary Schroeder
Leigh-Ann Stewart
Don Vanderheyden
Scott Weeden