CORTLAND, N.Y. — Members of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) have re-elected Jeff Kritzer, executive vice president of BendPak Inc., to a second one-year term as ALI chairman.
Cortland-based ALI is a trade association of North America-based lift manufacturers dedicated to promoting the safe design, construction, installation, service, inspection and use of automotive lifts. It celebrated its 75th year in 2020.
Other actions taken at the group's Dec. 1 meeting include:
- Buck Gasner of DEKRA North America was re-elected to represent the Associate Class membership on the board for two more years;
- Brian Spikes of Challenger Lifts was elected to a three-year term.
Messrs. Gasner and Spikes join returning board members Doug Brown of Vehicle Service Group; Allan Pavlick of Stertil-Koni; Gary DiAngelo of Total Automotive Lifting Solutions; past chairman Stet Schanze of Gray Manufacturing Co.; and ALI President R.W. O'Gorman on the board.