ABA elects 6 directors to board
PASADENA, Md.-The Chesapeake Automotive Business Association (CABA) recently elected six directors to its board.
New additions to the 17-member board are: Doug Meekins of Brooks-Huff Tire & Auto in Hunt Valley, Md.; Craig Fetter of Fetters Auto Repair in Baltimore; Bill Cropper of Salisbury Automotive in Salisbury, Md.; Gary Natella of Quality Automotive Warehouse in Baltimore; John Obradovic of Hunter Engineering in Serverna Park; and Ralph Schissler of Atlantic Tire in Baltimore. Messrs. Meekins and Fetters are new to the board, while the rest were re-elected.
CABA said its 2006 board is comprised of representatives from six service center operations, nine distribution companies and two manufacturers. Ten of the board members operate in the auto parts sector, six in the tire sector and one in the tool and equipment sector.
TRIB continues trucker talk radio
PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.-The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) has begun its fourth year as a regular weekly contributor to Sirius Satellite Radio's Channel 147, the Sirius Trucking Network (STN).
Harvey Brodsky, TRIB's managing director, can be heard live on ``The Open Road Cafe'' program for truckers every Wednesday morning, beginning at 10:30 a.m. EST. Mr. Brodsky discusses tire retreading, tire repairing and the importance of proper tire maintenance for all tires.
TRIB Associate Director David A. Kolman also can be heard on the program every Friday at 10 a.m. EST. Both Mr. Brodsky's and Mr. Kolman's programs are recorded and repeated throughout the week.
``The Open Road Cafe,'' hosted by Mark Willis and produced by Elizabeth Walsh, claims it's the only all-in-one news and information morning program specifically for the trucking community. The show has approximately 225,000 listeners per day and can be heard throughout the U.S., from coast-to-coast and border-to-border, and in many parts of Canada, according to TRIB.