TIA Announces Nominees for 2017 Board of Directors Election

(Bowie, MD - 7/18/2017) – The Tire Industry Association, a leader in tire safety, announces the nominees for the 2017 Board of Directors. Four individuals will be elected to serve on the TIA Board for a three-year term. The voting period will end on Friday, September 1, 2017. The following is a list of the nominees for TIA’s Board of Directors:

  • Chris Brown - Florida Tire Supply, Inc. (Auburndale, FL)
  • Ernie Caramanico - Amityville Firestone (Amityville, NY)
  • Daniel Childers - TCi Tire Centers (Duncan, SC)
  • Russell Devens - McCarthy Tire Service Company (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • Brad Feeney - TBC Corporation (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)
  • Leslie Hamilton - Jee Wholesale Tire (Houston, TX)
  • Mason Hess - Purcell Tire and Service Center (Tucson, AZ)
  • Thomas Kirk Huls - TOKAH Inc. dba Big O Tire (Yucca Valley, CA)
  • Sean Lannoo - Continental Automotive Systems (Allentown, PA)
  • Gary MacCausland - VIP Tires and Service (Auburn, ME)
  • Brian McGeoghegan - Mohawk Rubber Sales (Hingham, MA)
  • Lance Meyer - Myers Tire Supply (Akron, OH)
  • Mike Pursley - Wegmann Automotive (Murfreesboro, TN)
  • W Rippetoe - Schrader Performance Sensors (Auburn Hills, MI)

Voting is open only to current TIA members in good standing. Online voting will open on Wednesday, July 19th and emails will be sent to all eligible TIA members. Election materials have been mailed to the primary contacts at all eligible TIA member companies. The results of the election will be announced in mid-September with the new Board members taking office on Monday, October 30, 2017 at TIA’s annual meeting during the Global Tire Expo in Las Vegas, NV.

For questions or concerns please contact lharley@tireindustry.org.

About Tire Industry Association: The Tire Industry Association (TIA), with a 97-year history representing all segments of the national and international tire industry, is the leading advocate, as well as, instructor in technical training of tire service technicians. For more information, visit www.tireindustry.org or call 800-876-8372