ASE announce 2011 officers and board members

Dec. 17, 2010
The organization also elected members to ASE’s Board of Governors, representing various segments of the industry such as manufacturing/distribution, service employees and service employers.

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) announced the officers for its Board of Directors for 2011.

John Pfennig, Manager Service Education for Navistar, Inc. in Warrenville, Ill., continues as Chairman, with Mike Phillips, V.P, Organizational Development, NAPA Auto Parts/Genuine Parts Company, Atlanta, Ga., as Vice Chairman. Rob Barto, Manager, Technical Training Design, Nissan North America, Franklin, Tenn., as Treasurer, and Glenn Dahl, Senior Coordinator, Technical Education, Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC, Bloomingdale, Ill., as Secretary. Joe Torchiana, President, One Stop Tire and Auto Service, Inc. West Chester, Pa., continues as Past Chair.

“2011 is a transition year for the ASE certification program as we offer our final written tests and complete the move to an all-Computer Based Testing (CBT) format,” said Tim Zilke, ASE President. “The leadership and guidance of the ASE board has been instrumental in helping to ensure the success of the most significant change to the ASE program in the organization’s history. We are grateful for the outstanding support by the companies that encourage such talented people to serve on ASE’s all-volunteer board and for their commitment to improving our industry.”

Also announced were newly elected members to ASE’s Board of Governors, representing various segments of the industry such as manufacturing/distribution, service employees, service employers and more. The new Governors are: Tom Trisdale, Technical Information & Diagnostics Manager, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Torrance, Calif.; Michael Hance, VP Fleet Operations, Corporate Automotive Department, UPS, Atlanta, Ga.; Annette Sykora, Dealer Principal, Smith South Plains Ford, Lincoln, Dodge, Chrysler & Jeep, Levelland, Texas, and Keith Kocourek, President, Kocourek Chevrolet, Inc, Wausau, Wisc.

Stepping down as their terms expire are Kris Mayer, Director Aftersales, General Motors Corporation; John Jardine, President, Johnstons Toyota, and Bill Wolf, President, Wolf Chevrolet Sales, Inc. Also leaving the ASE board is Roger Foss, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, who assumes his new role as Chairman of the Automotive Youth Educational Services (AYES).

Sponsored Recommendations

IA900WA Single System & Workflow: Wheel Alignment & ADAS Calibration

Sign in. Your browser can't play this video.. Learn more. 0:00 / 39:04. IA900WA Single System & Workflow: Wheel Alignment & ADAS Calibration | Autel. 50.6…

Voice Your Opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Vehicle Service Pros, create an account today!