BARBERTON, Ohio-The Ohio Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association installed Tony Vizyak of Great Lakes Tires Inc., Sandusky, as president during its annual convention, June 13-16, in Mason, Ohio. The association also elected Mike Broadwater of Tyres International Inc., Columbus, first vice president; Ted Smetzer of Smetz's Tire Center Inc., Ashland, second vice president; and George Birsic of Lakewood Tire & Auto, Lakewood, treasurer.
The OTDRA tapped Randy Jones of Anderson's Tire Man Auto Center, Maumee, and David Russo of Bell Tire, Cleveland, as new directors.
The Ohio TDRA has set its 1997 convention for June 26-29 at Salt Fork State Park in Cambridge, Ohio. This will be the group's 30th annual gathering and the final convention for retiring Executive Director Bill Floyd and his wife, Executive Assistant Joan Floyd, who have served the Ohio TDRA since its founding in 1967.