The Education Committee strives to enhance the business potential and competitive advantage of AAIA members through its support of aftermarket education events and programs. It also oversees the growth and administration of scholarship funds that benefit students preparing for aftermarket careers. In this way, the committee helps to ensure a qualified future labor pool and promote business excellence in the automotive aftermarket.
Committee and Liaison
Mike Mohler, National Pronto Association
Bobby Bassett, Gates Corporation
Mike DeSorbo, MAAP, CARQUEST Corporation/GPI
Jim Franco, Autologue Computer Systems, Inc.
Buena Park, Calif.
Bob Greenwood, Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre
Tom Grothous, University of Northwestern Ohio
Aaron Hackett, VIP - Parts, Tires and Service
Patricia Law, ANSA Automotive Parts Distributors, Inc.
Gary W. Manke, Wisconsin Automotive Parts Association
William "Mac" McGovern, KYB Americas Corp.
Terence J. O'Reilly, Pricedex Software, Inc.
Chuck Osgood, Tenneco, Inc.
Sherri Rains, Blue Magic Inc.
Michael Rukov, One Stop Parts Source
Santa Ana, Calif.
Dan Scheuerlein, Auto-Wares, Inc.
Bay City, Mich.
Patricia Serratore, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
Malcolm Sissmore, Delphi Products & Service Solutions
Carter Smith, Interstate Batteries
Charlie Stallcup, O'Reilly Auto Parts
Timothy Trudnowski, AAP, Automotive Jobbers Supply
Chuck Udell, Essential Action Design Group
Brian Cruickshank, University of the Aftermarket Northwood University
La Canada Flintridge, Calif.
David LeMeilleur, LeMeilleur's RV Truck & Equipment Repair Co.
Susan Kalish, AAIA