BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) board of directors has elected Dan Nothdurft, founder and president of Tires, Tires, Tires in South Dakota, as the board secretary for 2018-19, putting him in line to become the association's president in 2020-21, according to the group's bylaws.
Mr. Nothdurft, who has been on the TIA board since 2016 and is chairman of TIA's Training and Education Committee.
He will take over the office Oct. 29 during the Global Tire Expo-Powered by TIA in Las Vegas, succeeding Brian Rigney, president of Dill Air Controls Products, who will become vice president for 2018-19, then president for 2019-20.
Mr. Nothdurft opened the first Tires, Tires, Tires store in October 1986. He and his brother Dale now operate four stores, two each in Sioux Falls, S.D., and Sioux City, Iowa, under the Tire Pros umbrella.
Mr. Nothdurft was the Tire Dealer Humanitarian in 2012 and Tire Review magazine's Top Shop dealer in 2010.
His commitment to the community includes being active with the local organization Support Siouxland Soldiers by helping them send over 2,000 care packages to military troops overseas. He also is involved with Angel Cars, a charity developed through Tires Tires Tires, that has received more than 400 donated vehicles that were distributed to families in need.
TIA CEO Roy Littlefield said TIA is "confident that he will be a great asset to the board leadership."