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UAF Announces Officers, Trustees For 2023


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The University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF) board of trustees has elected its officers for fiscal-year 2023.

The board held an official confirmation vote during its Oct. 29 meeting in Las Vegas. The approved slate of officers is as follows:

  • Chairman – Robert Egan, MAAP, Egan & Associates
  • Senior Vice Chairman – John R. Washbish, MAAP, president and CEO, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
  • Vice Chairman – Larry Pavey, AAP, CEO, Automotive Parts Services Group
  • Treasurer – William Maggs, MAAP, executive vice president, supply chain, Parts Authority
  • Secretary – Roger McCollum, AAP, CEO, N.A. Williams Co.
  • Chairman Emeritus – Rusty Bishop, AAP, leadership advisor, Federated Auto Parts
  • Executive Director – Jennifer Tio, AAP, president, Maximum Marketing Services Inc.

The following Lifetime Trustee representatives will serve on the University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees in the coming year:

  • Mohammed Al Fayyad, ACDelco
  • Michelle Allen, Valvoline
  • William Babcox, AAP, Babcox Media Inc.
  • Richard Beirne, MAAP, Richard and Lisa Beirne
  • Jason Best, First Brands Group
  • Marc Blackman, Gold Eagle
  • Jeff Blocher, Mann + Hummel MHFT
  • Michael C. Buzzard, AAP, The Clay Buzzard Family
  • Mike Carr, CARDONE Industries
  • Jeff Darby, Dorman Products Inc.
  • Chris Gardner, MAAP, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association
  • Duncan Gillis, BBB Industries LLC
  • Todd Hack, MAAP, Mevotech
  • Bill Hanvey, MAAP, Auto Care Association
  • Tim Hardin, Epicor Software Corporation
  • Todd Hertzler, Robert Bosch, LLC
  • Tina Hubbard, HDA Truck Pride
  • Pete Kornafel, MAAP
  • Jeffrey E. Koviak, AAP, Tenneco
  • Fletcher Lord III, AAP, Parts Warehouse/Crow-Burlingame
  • Paul McCarthy, MAAP, Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
  • Rollie Olson, Rollie & Gayle Olson and Family
  • Mark O’Leary, SPS Commerce
  • Heather Preu, MAM Software Group, Inc.
  • Chris Pruitt, East Penn Manufacturing and Flicker/Langdon/Pruitt
  • Jacqueline Rodriguez, Parts Authority
  • Robert Roos, The Pronto Network
  • Ryan Samuels, AWDA
  • Rick Schwartz, The Schwartz Family
  • Robert M. Segal, MAAP, Sanel NAPA/The Segal Family
  • Eric Sills, AAP, Standard Motor Products
  • Bill Stroupe, KIAWA Education Foundation
  • Tom Tecklenburg, AAP, Dayco Products LLC
  • Jessica Toliuszis, Women in Auto Care
  • Chuck Udell, MAAP, Morris/Rupp McCartney Education Trust of APSA

Several more industry professionals will serve UAF in a variety of support roles, including Mike Blawas, audit committee; Anne Coffin, grants manager; Ryan Devine, MiX representative; Ted Hughes, AWDA liaison; George Keeley, legal counsel; Jacki Lutz, YANG representative; Ken Marker, investment advisor; Nathan Perrine, comptroller; Joe Stephan, marketing committee; and Casey Ventrillo, investment advisor.

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. To make a donation, visit

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