TIA Announces Candidates for 2016 Board Election

Bowie, Md. — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released the slate of candidates for the 2016 Board of Directors election. The TIA membership will vote in an election to place four individuals onto the TIA Board for three-year terms. The following is a list of the nominees for TIA’s Board of Directors:

Bruce Besancon - Alliance Tire Americas, Inc., Wakefield, Mass.
Anthony Blackman - Atlantic Tire & Service, Cary, N.C.
Joseph Henmueller - Automotive Maintenance and Repair Association (AMRA)/Motorist Assurance Program (MAP), Arlington Heights, Ill.
Mason Hess - Purcell Tire, Tucson, Ariz.
Ed Jones - JS Products, Las Vegas, Nev.
Adrian Leu - BKT Tires, Inc., Brentwood, Tenn.
Dan Nothdurft - Tires Tires Tires, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Jim Pangle - Fountain Tire, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Brian Rigney - Dill Air Controls, Oxford, N.C.
John Zentz - Hunter Engineering Company, Bridgeton, Mo.
Stu Zurcher - Strategic Alliance Group, Inc., Indianapolis, Ind.

Current TIA members with voting rights can view the nominees’ photos and biographies and cast their ballot online by clicking here. Election materials have also been mailed to the primary contacts at all eligible TIA member companies. Ballots may be faxed (301-430-7283) or mailed to TIA’s office in Bowie, Md. The voting period ends September 1, 2016. Results of the election will be announced in mid-September, with the new Board members taking office on Monday, October 31, 2016 at TIA’s Annual Meeting at the Tropicana Las Vegas.