Results of the 2018 SEMA Board of Directors election are in. Donnie Eatherly from P&E Distributors Inc., Brian Lounsberry from Motovicity Distribution, Dan Kahn from Kahn Media Inc., Jamie Meyer from General Motors, and Steve Whipple from Edelbrock were all elected to serve on the SEMA Board.
Kahn is a current SEMA Board member who was re-elected onto the group, while Eatherly has served as a past board member. Lounsberry, Meyer, and Whipple will join as new SEMA Board Members.
The 2018-2019 SEMA Board of Directors is as follows:
- Chairman of the Board: Wade Kawasaki, Coker Group
- Chairman-Elect: Tim Martin, K&N Engineering Inc.
- Immediate-Past Chairman and Secretary: Doug Evans, Crower Cams & Equipment Co. Inc.
- Treasurer: Peter Lehman, Granite Creek Capital Partners LLC
- Les Rudd, Bob Cook Sales
- Greg Adler, Transamerican Auto Parts
- Chris Douglas, COMP Performance Group
- Kyle Fickler, Aeromotive Inc.
- James Lawrence, Power Automedia
David Goch of Webster, Chamberlain & Bean LLP and Russ Deane of Trainum, Snowdon & Deane continue as general counsels.
SEMA Board members are industry representatives who volunteer their time to lead and guide the association. They are elected by all SEMA-member companies and represent the key membership categories: manufacturers, distributors/retailers, manufacturers’ reps and services.
The 2018-2019 SEMA Board of Directors will be honored and recognized during the SEMA Installation and Gala in July. At the same time outgoing SEMA Board members Jim Bingham of Winner’s Circle Speed & Custom Inc., Susan Carpenter of CPG, Laurel Dasher of MagnaFlow and Nick Gramelspacher of Meyer Distributing will be concluding their volunteer terms and honored for their service and contributions.
The event also will feature a special tribute to the 2018 SEMA Hall of Fame Inductees Ed Pink, Chris Thomson and Eatherly.
Details and tickets to the SEMA Installation and Gala are available at www.sema.org/gala .