PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. (May 3, 2005) — The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) elected 11 new members of its board of directors as well as three new officers at its annual meeting last month.
Directors named to the board include: Mike Berra Jr., Community Tire Co.; Armond Boyes, Goodyear; Phil Boarts, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.; Bob Majeski, Sumerel Tire Service; Doug Conley, Shamrock Marketing; Garry Heintschel, Heintschel Tire & Service; Roy Littlefield, Tire Industry Association; Jack Woodland, Marangoni Tread North America Inc.; Eddy Burleson, Central Marketing; Don Schauer, Bandag Inc.; and Leigh Marino, Rubber Manufacturers Association.
Additionally, Mr. Berra was named president, Mr. Heintschel was named vice president and Mr. Schauer was named secretary/treasurer.
All of the terms were effective May 1, TRIB said. The members pay their own expenses and do not receive any compensation.
Separately, TRIB also announced that automotive supplier ArvinMeritor has joined the association as a member. Troy, Mich.-based ArvinMeritor supplies a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components to the motor vehicle industry. The company's Commercial Vehicle Systems business unit serves the commercial truck and trailer plus specialty original equipment markets.