SAN DIEGO — The ASE Education Foundation named new officers and board members during its recent meeting in San Diego.
The foundation named Trey Michael, director CTE and career pathways, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, as the new chair.
Other officers include: Joelle Pollak, director of sales and marketing for NAPA AutoCare, as vice chair; Eric Kenar, global aftersales and engineering and service operations for General Motors Global Technical Center, as treasurer; Dwayne Myers, president and CEO of Dynamic Automotive, as secretary; and Mike Godson, Toyota T-TEN instructor, Clark College in Vancouver, Wash., as past chair.
Three board members were nominated for additional terms: Howard Abrahams, senior manager, Toyota Motor North America; Mike Hoffman, vice president facilities, equipment and maintenance, FedEx Freight; and James Sennett, manager of repair programs, AAA.
There are also several new board members beginning their terms in 2023: Brian Bell, manager of technical training operations, American Honda; Drew Jablonowski, content and curriculum manager, Garage Gurus; Kristy Jordan, director, talent acquisition, CarMax; Jenny Kovacs, senior master technician, C. Harper Ford; Jared Ricart, president, Ricart Automotive Group; Lisa Vassallo, technical training operations manager, BMW North America; and Fay Watts, TSO technician growth manager, Ford Motor Co.
"The officers and board members volunteer their time and expertise to help the ASE Education Foundation establish objectives and achieve goals, and with the important initiatives that we plan to implement in the coming year, we need their guidance and knowledge more than ever," Mike Coley, ASE Education Foundation president, said.