Leesburg, Virginia – Jan. 17, 2023 – The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has announced its officers for its 2023 board of directors. The officers were elected during the annual ASE board meeting held in Arizona.
- Chair – Homer Hogg, vice president, truck service, TravelCenters of America
- Vice Chair – Tom Trisdale, vice president, quality, Toyota
- Treasurer – Jason Rainey, vice president, NAPA AutoCare
- Secretary – John Wolf, president, Snap-on Business Solutions
- Past Chair – Brad Pellman, president of Pellman's Automotive
“Volunteer leadership is instrumental in helping ASE set an agenda and fulfill the established mission each year,” said Tim Zilke, ASE president and CEO. “The new officers have dedicated their time and expertise and their depth of knowledge is an invaluable asset to ASE. We thank them for leading the ASE board and working on behalf of all ASE constituents.”
ASE also elected three new governors to its board of governors: Stacy Balzar, Ford; Elisha Huddleston, GM and Gary Uyematsu, BMW.
About the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
Established in 1972 as a non-profit organization, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is a driving force in the transportation industry. As an independent third party, ASE upholds and promotes high standards of service and repair through the assessment, certification and credentialing of current and future industry professionals, and the prestigious ASE Blue Seal logo identifies professionals who possess the essential knowledge and skills to perform with excellence.
Today, there are approximately 220,000 ASE Certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools and colleges throughout the country. ASE offers three options for testing and recertification: in-person testing conducted days, nights and weekends at more than 450 secured, proctored Prometric test centers; the ASE renewal app for recertification of unexpired automobile certifications (A1-A9); and ProProctor remote testing for online recertification of all ASE tests, excluding L1 and L2. For more information about ASE, visit www.ase.com.