ATMC Announces 2019 New Officers and Directors

Release date: 1/10/2019

LEESBURG, Virginia, January 10, 2019 – The ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC) has announced the new officers and members for its 2019 Board of Directors. The new Chair is Jim Goepfrich, Owner, JAD Enterprises; Vice Chair is Laura Lyons, President, ATech Training; Treasurer is Ken Benson, Training Field Operations Manager, Subaru of America Training; and Secretary is Tim Zilke, President-CEO, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Ron Kato, Technical Training Manager, Toyota Motor North America, serves as Past Chair.

Rob Morrell, Training Director, WORLDPAC, has been elected to a three-year term with the board. Other directors include: Jim Boyd, Southeastern Freight Lines; Lisa Crowe, KPA, LLC; Glenn Dahl, Bridgestone Retail Operations; Colin Duncan, Great Dane; and Josh McFarlin, I-CAR. Transitioning off the board after several years of highly valued service is Chris Chesney of CARQUEST Technical Institute.
"Our directors bring a wide range of relevant experience and expertise in the auto and truck training industry," said Dave Milne, ATMC President. "Given the diverse backgrounds and impressive track records of each of our board members, I am confident that their leadership will have a meaningful impact on the ATMC's future."
The ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of training and professional development within the transportation service industry. A division of ASE, the council helps members keep up with innovations in automotive training by facilitating interaction among its members and serves as a leadership forum for training professionals to promote world class training standards in the automotive, heavy duty and related industries. For more information about ATMC, visit

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