NABC accepting nominations for Board of Director positions

Aug. 28, 2014
The National Auto Body Council is now accepting nominations for seven open board seats to be elected at its upcoming annual meeting Nov. 5.
The National Auto Body Council (NABC) is now accepting nominations for seven open board seats to be elected at its upcoming Annual Meeting November 5 at the SEMA Conference in Las Vegas.  

Deadline for third-party or self-nominations is Friday, September 5.  To be eligible, each candidate must be an individual member or designated representative of a current National Auto Body Council member company.  Self-nominating candidates must notify in writing either the NABC Executive Director or its administrative office their desire to be placed in nomination. Third party nominations may also be submitted and must be supported by separate nominations by three colleagues. Per NABC Bylaws, proxy voting and nominations from the floor are not allowed.

Current NABC Board members whose terms are ending this year may also seek re-election and include:

·       Karen Fierst, Designated Representative of Bronze member, KerenOr Consultants

·       Fred Iantorno, Individual Silver member

·       Michael Jordan,  Designated Representative of Silver member, Manchester Collision Center

·       Joe Lacy, Designated Representative of Diamond member, GEICO

·       Kent Seavey, Individual Member

·       Elizabeth Stein, Individual member

·       Dan Young, Designated Representative of Diamond member, CARSTAR

 “As a result of strong active Board leadership, our membership has grown significantly over the past few years as more and more companies experience the value and benefits of participating in NABC initiatives,” said Chuck Sulkala, NABC Executive Director.  “We welcome nominations from all segments of the collision industry for leaders who are willing to invest the time and effort to help guide the organization in our ongoing efforts to promote community initiatives that exemplify the professionalism and integrity of the collision industry.”

NABC initiatives include the successful and popular Recycled Rides™ program. Over 1,000 vehicles have been donated to deserving individuals and nonprofit organizations since the program’s inception in 2007.  Other NABC community service programs include First Responder Emergency Extrication (FREETM), and the Distracted Driving initiative.   

Nominations for NABC board seats must be submitted in writing:

            E-mail [email protected] or Executive Director Chuck Sulkala at [email protected]

            Fax NABC administrative office at (414) 768-8001

            Mail to: National Auto Body Council, 7044 S. 13th St Oak Creek, Wisconsin 53154, Attn: Mary Annen.

For more information about NABC Board member roles and responsibilities, contact Chuck Sulkala directly.

About the National Auto Body Council: The National Auto Body Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community initiatives that exemplify the professionalism and integrity pf the collision industry. Our ongoing and continued success is a direct result of the efforts and support of our sponsoring companies and membership. Please contact the National Auto Body Council directly for membership information. Call 1-888-667-7433 or visit

Visit us on Facebook at The NABC’s Twitter feed is @AutoBodyCouncil

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