AYES announces new officers and directors

Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) announced the slate of officers for its 2012 Board of Directors.

Mike Durkin, Director, Dealer Service & Warranty Operations, GM Customer Care & Aftersales, Warren, Mich., is Chairman; Gregory Settle, Manager- Learning & Performance Operations, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, Montvale, N.J., is Vice-Chairman; Dan Vespertino, Director-Service Operations, Subaru of America, Inc., Cherry Hill, N.J., serves as Treasurer and Dave Camden, VP Dealer Operations,  Toyota Motor Sales, Torrance, Calif. serves as Secretary. Roger Foss, formerly of Toyota Motor Sales, will be Past-Chairman.

“The talented and dedicated group of individuals serving on the AYES Board of Directors is one of our core strengths,” said Chuck Roberts, AYES President & CEO. “With their guidance, AYES will continue to deliver the caliber of student and entry-level technician that the service industry demands. Through the vision of past-chairman Roger Foss and the hard work of many others, AYES is well-positioned for the future and expanding its reach across the entire automotive service industry.”