Six new members join the MACS Board of Directors


(Lansdale, PA) February 5, 2015 – Six new members were elected to the Mobile Air Conditioning Society’s (MACS) Worldwide board of directors and were sworn in for a two year term at the annual MACS membership meeting held at the MACS 2015 Training Event and Trade Show in Orlando, FL.
Elected from the service and repair membership are Tanya Johnson of Johnny’s Radiator Shop in Warren, AR and Danny Spitznagel of Ft. Walton Radiator and Auto Air, Ft. Walton Beach, FL.


New distributor board members elected to a two-year term are Tod Ellison of MEI Corporation, Atlanta, Ga and Mark Schmitz of Global Parts Distributors, Macon, GA.


Gary Hansen of Red Dot, Seattle, WA and Al Leupold of Bergstrom, Rockford, IL were elected from the manufacturing membership.


In addition to the new board members, the following new board officers were also sworn in for a one year term. Arthur “Butch” Smith of ARA, Wylie, TX,  is past chairman, Andy Fiffick of Rad Air Car Care, Cleveland, OH was elected as chairman of the board, Michael Dawson of T/CCI, Decatur,  IL was elected as vice chairman, David Jack of DENSO Products and Services, Long Beach, CA was elected as treasurer and Tanya Johnson, of Johnny’s Radiator, Warren, AR was elected as secretary.


Beginning in 1981, the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide has been the advocate for service and repair owners, distributors, manufacturers and educators making their living in the total vehicle climate and thermal management industry.
MACS Worldwide empowers members to grow their businesses and delivers tangible member benefits through industry advocacy with government regulators and by providing accurate, unbiased training information, training products, training curriculum and money-saving affinity member services.

MACS has pioneered and facilitated the certification program that has allowed more than 1 million service technicians to comply with the U.S. Clean Air Act of 1990 requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect our environment. As of 2015, MACS has led the way forward with a revision of our Section 609 certification program to educate service technicians in the safe handling of R-1234yf.
To learn more about MACS Worldwide visit our website at MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show, Meet me at MACS; Make Connections that Matter!  will take place February 11-13,  at the Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, FL.


About macsworldwide

Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Founded in 1981, MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 600,000 technicians to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide’s mission is clear and focused--as the recognized global authority on mobile air conditioning and heat transfer industry issues.
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