BOWIE, Md.—The Tire Industry Association has elected six members—three new, three returning—to serve on the TIA Board of Directors in 2013-14.
The new board members are Anthony Blackman, Atlantic Tire & Service Inc., Cary, N.C.; Joseph Henmueller, Automotive Maintenance and Repair Association/Motorist Assurance Program, Arlington Heights, Ill.; and Brian Rigney, Dill Air Controls, Oxford, N.C.
Returning members are Ernie Caramanico, Amityville Firestone, Amityville, N.Y.; Lyssa Da Costa, Hercules Tire International, Kitchener, Ontario; and Tom Wright, Wright Tire Service, Anoka, Minn.
Also, Jon Schadl of K&M Tire in Delphos, Ohio, was appointed to the two-year vacancy created by the election of Glen Nicholson of TBC Retail Group as TIA secretary. Bob Bignell, executive director of the Ontario Tire Dealers Association, is the board's new state/provincial representative.
The new board members will be installed at the TIA Annual Meeting Nov. 4 at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.