February 16, 2016 (Lansdale, PA)-The board of directors of the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide met during the MACS 2016 Training Event and Trade Show and elected officers to serve during 2016.
Andy Fiffick of Rad Air Complete Car Care, Cleveland, OH will serve as MACS chairman and CEO. Steve Sunday of Sunair, Ft. Worth, TX will serve as MACS vice chairman. David Jack from DENSO Aftermarket Sales, Long Beach, CA was elected as MACS association treasurer, and Tanya Johnson of Johnny’s Radiator, Warrren, AR will be MACS secretary.
The MACS Board of Directors has thirteen members: four members representing service and repair, four members representing distribution and four members representing manufacturing and the past chairman.
Andy Fiffick of Rad Air Complete Car Care, Cleveland, OH and Caroline Marks Acebedo of Marks Air, Tampa, FL. Danny Spitznagel of Ft. Walton Radiator, Ft. Walton Beach, FL and Tanya Johnson of Johnny’s Radiator, Warren, AR. are the representatives of the service and repair shops.
The distributor members are represented by Randy Rankin of Ranshu, Reno, NV and Largo, FL, Steve Sunday of Sunair, Ft. Worth, TX, Mark Schmitz of Global Parts Distributors, Macon, GA and Tod Ellison of MEI, Atlanta, GA.
Representing manufacturers are: David Jack of DENSO Products and Services, Long Beach, CA, Charlie Roberts of T/CCI Manufacturing, Decatur, IL, Gary Hansen of RED DOT, Seattle, WA and Al Leupold, of Bergstrom, Rockville, IL.
Butch (Arthur) Smith of Wylie, TX is currently serving as past chairman.
Each year half of the board members are up for election for a two-year term.
The board meets three times a year, once at the annual training event when officers are elected by the board, once in the spring to review MACS budget and finances for the next fiscal year and once in the fall.
Since 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 assisted more than one million technicians to comply with the 1990 Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment.
To learn more about MACS Worldwide visit our website at http://www.macsw.org. The MACS 2017 Training Event and Trade Show, Mobile A/C: Global Service Horizons will take place February 15-18 at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA.