In this exclusive Q&A, John R. Washbish, president and CEO of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, provides an update on the program group’s first-half initiatives and looks ahead to the second half of 2018.
The University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees is mourning the loss of its former chairman Tim Lee, who passed away on June 3 at the age of 68, and has pledged that donations made in his memory will be used to advance industry education.
Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association Challenge Raises Record-Setting $95,000 For University Of The Aftermarket Foundation
The donation will be used to support the foundation’s scholarships and grants to help develop a strong, knowledgeable aftermarket workforce.
Al Gaspar, industry icon and former president and CEO of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), passed away Nov. 25 at his home in Cave Creek, Arizona.
“She is an exemplary student who is motivated and actively involved in the community,” said Bo Fisher, CEO of Fisher Auto Parts and chairman of Federated Auto Parts.
The Import Vehicle Community, a segment community of the Auto Care Association, is offering a full scholarship for one of its members to attend the University of the Aftermarket’s 2017-’18 Leadership 2.0 Program.
The TechForce Foundation will award a new $2,500 scholarship to a high school graduate planning to attend an ASE/NATEF post-secondary school.
Apply online at automotivescholarships.com by March 31.
Since 1986, the University of the Aftermarket Foundation has funded millions of dollars in scholarships, grants, research and ongoing educational programs to help develop a strong, knowledgeable aftermarket workforce. BETHESDA, Md. — The University of the Aftermarket Foundation announces its newly elected officers for the coming year. Chairman – Rusty Bishop, AAP Vice Chairman
At the recommendation of the Alliance’s Channel Partner Advisory Council (CPAC), the 2013 golf tournament at the Turnberry Isle in Aventura, Fla., was dedicated to the memory of Walter Spence and to raising funds to support the foundation. SAN ANTONIO — The 2013 Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance annual golf tournament raised more than $55,000
AAPEX attendees can visit the University of the Aftermarket Foundation booth No. 3667 to learn about the scholarships and educational opportunities funded by the foundation, and those who would like to make a contribution to the foundation can do so on-site. BETHESDA, Md. – The University of the Aftermarket Foundation will be on site at
Automotive Aftermarket Riders’ Club To ‘Ride For The Future’ For University Of The Aftermarket Foundation
AARC is seeking sponsors and pledges for its ride and plans to donate all proceeds to the foundation. All donations to fund industry scholarships, educational opportunities. BETHESDA, Md. – The Automotive Aftermarket Riders’ Club (AARC) annual motorcycle ride from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon will have extra importance in 2013, as the riders announced they