BOWIE, Md.The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has nominated a slate of 18 individuals vying for six seats on the association's 24-seat board of directors.
Among those nominated to three-year terms are three current TIA board membersErnie Caramanico of Amityville Firestone in Amityville, N.Y.; Lyssa Da Costa of Hercules Tire International in Kitchener, Ontario; and former Tire Association of North America President Tom Wright of Wright Tire Service in Anoka, Minn.
The other nominees are: Anthony Blackman of Atlantic Tire & Service Inc., Cary, N.C.; Wayne Croswell of WECnology L.L.C., Amherst, N.H.; Michael Dembe of Camoplast Solideal, Charlotte, N.C.; Joe Donehue of Tiremetrix L.L.C., Brighton, Mich.; Joseph Henmueller of the Automotive Maintenance and Repair Association/Motorist Assurance Program, Arlington Heights, Ill.; Scot Holloway of Bartec USA L.L.C., Sterling Heights, Mich.; David Jones of Sonsio Inc., Arvada, Colo.; Ed Jones of JohnDow Industries, Barberton, Ohio; Steven Landis of Continental Automotive Systems, Allentown, Pa.; Philip Nigh of Elgi Rubber Co., Luling, Texas; Mike Pursley of Perfect Equipment Inc., Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Brian Rigney of Dill Air Controls, Oxford, N.C.; Jon Schadl of K&M Tire, Delphos, Ohio; Scott Turner of Scott L. Turner Consulting, Blairstown, N.J.; and Rockford Tyson of Ken-Tool, Akron.
TIA members can view the nominees' biographies and cast their ballot at www.tireindustry.org. Voting ends Sept. 1 and results will be announced in mid-September.