SEMA Names 2024-25 Board of Directors

Board members are industry representatives who volunteer their time to lead & guide the association...

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has announced the results of the 2024-25 SEMA Board of Directors elections, with Bill Bader of Summit Motorsports Park, Doug Lane of Motor State Distributing, Kelle Oeste of V8TV Speed & Resto Shop, Kim Pendergast of Magnuson Superchargers, and Melissa Scoles of QA1 elected to serve on the board. Pendergast is a current SEMA board member and was re-elected.

SEMA board members are industry representatives who volunteer their time to lead and guide the association. They are elected by SEMA-member companies and represent the key membership categories: manufacturers, distributors/retailers, manufacturers’ rep, and services.

The SEMA Board of Directors for 2024-25 will be as follows:SEMA Names 2024-25 Board of Directors | THE SHOP

 Board Officers

  • Chairman – Kyle Fickler, Director of Business Development, ProCharger
  • Chair-elect – Melanie White, President, Hellwig Products
  • Immediate Past-Chair/Secretary – James Lawrence, CEO Power Automedia
  • Treasurer – Tim McCarthy, Founder & CEO, HushMat & ZyCoat

Board Members

  • Bill Bader – President & Owner, Summit Motorsports Park
  • Rich Butler – CEO, R&R Marketing Consultants
  • Doug Lane – President & Owner, Motor State Distributing
  • Norris Marshall – CEO, BluePrint Engines
  • Kelle Oeste – CEO & Owner, V8TV Speed & Resto Shop
  • Kim Pendergast – CEO, Magnuson Superchargers
  • Kathryn Reinhardt – Senior Vice President of Marketing & Events, Hemmings
  • Melissa Scoles – President & CEO, QA1
  • Marcus Umlauff – General Manager-Truck, Toyota Motor North America
  • Ted Wentz – CEO, Quadratec

Outgoing Board Members

  • Lindsay Hubley – SVP Consumer Events, Emerald X/Overland Expo
  • Larry Montante – VP Category Management, Keystone Automotive
  • Brian Reese – President & CEO, T-Sportline
  • Steve Whipple – President, PRW Industries

    SEMA Names 2024-25 Board of Directors | THE SHOP
    From left to right: Kim Pendergast, Melissa Scoles, Doug Lane, Kelle Oeste and Bill Bader.

The 2024-25 SEMA Board of Directors and outgoing board members will be honored and recognized during the 2024 SEMA Leaders & Legends Gala July 19 in Anaheim, California. SEMA members and industry professionals are invited to join the celebration. 

Pat Curtin

Pat Curtin is the managing editor of THE SHOP magazine.

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