Results of the 2012 SEMA Board of Directors election are in, with two new members joining the group and three members re-elected. The newest members of the group are Russell Stephens, representing the manufacturer category, and Nick Gramelspacher, representing the distributor/retailer category.
Board of Directors
Results of the 2012 SEMA Board of Directors election are in, with two
new members joining the group and three members re-elected to the Board.
Election materials for the SEMA Board of Directors election have been mailed to
the primary contact at all eligible SEMA-member companies. Voting takes place
May 14-June 12, 2012.
Eleven industry professionals are vying for positions on the 2012–2015 SEMA Board of Directors.
Eleven individuals will be running for seats on the SEMA Board of Directors election, taking place in May. The candidates are vying for five open seats within three categories.
The SEMA Board of Directors recently approved a motion to decrease the size
of the Board. The initiative reflects their consensus that a smaller Board
would improve the quality of discussion and reduce cost, and is now being voted
upon by SEMA’s entire membership.
BYLAWS VOTING RESULTS IN APPROVAL OF BOARD
Recently the SEMA board of directors asked
each member company to participate in a decision to amend the SEMA bylaws. The
motion was put to a vote, as per SEMA bylaws, and voting concluded on January
Votes were tallied and certified by outside
agency Survey & Ballot Systems. Over 94% of SEMA members voted for the motion
as recommended by the board. The affirmative vote will enable the following
Nate Shelton of B&M Automotive Group has been elected chairman-elect of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and will join five newly elected Board members to help lead the association in the 2011–2012 term. Shelton will fill the position that was held for the past two years by Scooter Brothers of Comp Performance Group. Brothers begins serving his role as Chairman at the association’s summer board meeting in July. The newly elected Board volunteers include Tim Martin of K&N Engineering; Steve Wolcott of ProMedia LLC; Jim Chick of Bestop Inc.; J.R. Moore of Performance Warehouse; and Greg Adler of Transamerican Auto Parts.
Nineteen industry professionals are vying for a position on the 2011–2013 SEMA Board of Directors. The SEMA Board provides strategic direction to the association and plays a critical role in shaping the future of the automotive specialty-equipment industry. Election materials were mailed to the primary contacts at eligible SEMA-member companies within the corresponding categories May 17. The voting process, which is entirely electronic this year, will be ongoing until voting closes June 14. Election results will be published in an upcoming issue of SEMA News.
Seventeen industry professionals are vying for a position on the 2011–2013 SEMA Board of Directors. This year's election includes voting for the Chairman-Elect. The Chairman-Elect plays a critical role in the industry, serving as Chairman-Elect for two years before transitioning to the Chairman of the Board position.