BOWIE, Md. (Nov. 11, 2004) — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has formed the State Association Council to provide a link between state organizations and TIA's Executive Committee and board.
Co-chairs for the state council will be Shaw Jared with the Tennessee/Kentucky Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association and Tom Wright, TIA treasurer and board member.
Other council members are: Peggy Fisher, TIA secretary; Larry Morgan, TIA advisor and past president; Bob Smith, North Carolina Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association; Steve Akridge, Virginia Tire & Automotive Service Dealers Association; Shawn Herrick, Mid-America Tire Dealers Association; and Chuck Space, Texas Tire Dealers Association.
“We are looking forward to developing a much closer relationship with the state tire dealer associations,” said TIA President Dick Gust.
TIA also is hosting a State Association Executives Fly-In to Washington March 1-2.