BOWIE, Md. (July 11, 2011)—The Tire Industry Association has announced 11 candidates for six positions on its 2011 Board of Directors.
The winning candidates will serve three-year terms on the board, TIA said.
The candidates are Gary Albright, Becker Tire & Treading Inc., Great Bend, Kan.; John Derringer, Driven Products L.L.C., Kent, Wash.; Douglas Dunsmore, North Shore Laboratories Corp., Peabody, Mass.; Robert Frick, Schrader International, Columbia, S.C.; Bob Hendry, 31 Inc., Newcomerstown, Ohio; David Jones, Sonsio Inc., Arvada, Colo.; Jeffrey Kendall, Liberty Tire Recycling L.L.C., Pittsburgh; Brett Matschke, Richlonn's Tire & Service Centers, Greendale, Wis.; Philip Nigh, Elgi Rubber Co. U.S.A. L.L.C., Luling, Texas; Alfred Snyder, Tire Guides Inc., Boca Raton, Fla.; and Steve Zimmerman, Tuffy Manufacturing Industries Inc., Akron.
TIA will mail ballots to members this month. Also, TIA members may either download printable ballots from www.tireindustry.org or vote online by visiting the Members Only section of the website.
Sept. 1 is the deadline to either fax or postmark ballots. TIA will announce election results in mid-September, and new board members will be installed at the TIA Annual Meeting Oct. 31 in Las Vegas.