Elections Solidify New Directors on CAN Board

Custom Automotive Network (CAN) has revealed the election results for its board of directors.

Joining the CAN Board of Directors for the 2018-’19 term is Scott Wahlstrom of Motorstate Distributing, Bob Barra of Premier Performance Products Distribution, Brett Corning of Midstates Inc., and Royal Coburn of Trucktech Distributing.

“All four of our elected Board Members have a deep passion for this industry. I’m confident they will work hard to fulfill CAN’s vision and commitment to growing members’ businesses and promoting networking opportunities,” said Tracie Nuñez, president of CAN.

Wahlstrom, marketing manager for Motor State Distributing, has been elected chairman-elect for the 2018-’19 term, with continuing duties as chairman and past-chairman through 2023. He is currently serving as a director on the CAN Board of Directors. Wahlstrom is passionate about unifying CAN’s membership and strengthening CAN’s position within the Industry, according to the group.

Barra, executive vice president of sales & marketing for Premier Performance Products Distribution, will fill a directors seat. He comes from a background of distribution and manufacturing in recreation, so he brings a fresh set of eyes to the automotive aftermarket, according to CAN.

Corning, president of Midstates Inc., has been elected as a director. Corning believes that CAN’s biggest strength is its members. Leveraging the experiences of the CAN membership allows CAN to view issues from many points of view, according to the group.

Coburn, owner and general manager of Trucktech Distributing, has also been elected as a director. It has been Coburn’s passion and goal to make influential, forward-moving contributions to our industry and this seat will provide him that opportunity, according to CAN.

Custom Automotive Network was founded in 1970 as Performance Warehouse Association. The trade association consists of about 500 member companies joined together to deal with management, financial and legislative matters.

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