ATMC Announces Officers And Directors For 2014

ATMC Announces Officers And Directors For 2014

The Automotive Training Managers Council has announced its Officers and Directors for the year 2014.

The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) has announced its lineup of officers and directors for 2014. Darrell Rowe, director of education and development for Bridgestone Retail Operations, was elected as board chair, with Holly Gerke, manager of technical training for Penske Truck Leasing, serving as vice chair. Michael Loth, director technical service and support for Bosch, was elected as treasurer, with Tim Zilke, president and CEO of ASE, serving as secretary. Bobby Bassett, director of North American Training for Gates Corp., assumes the role of past chair.
 
Also announced were three new directors elected to the board: Chris Chesney, senior director, professional markets for CARQUEST Technical Institute; Ron Kato, technical training manager, Toyota Motors Sales USA; and John Prosser, senior manager, technical training operations, American Honda Motor Co. They join current directors Rod Boyes, president, Melior Inc.; Steve Lee, senior corporate director of product development, Lincoln Educational Services; and Bill Sapielak, automotive business development manager, Adayana.
 
"The strength of the organization is in the diversity of our membership," said Dave Milne, ATMC president. "The outstanding advice and support that this group brings to their leadership roles is indicative of their commitment to improving the quality of training for the entire industry. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the outgoing board members for their service over the years."
 
Stepping down from the board are Byron Morgan, Morgan Consultant Service; John Saia, Toyota Motor Sales USA; and the late Rich Whittier, Chrysler LLC.
 

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