Western Association News

Starting from the last day of August, September was a busy month for ASA-Northwest.

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On August 23, ASE’s Western States Consultant, Walt Commans, taught a free workshop on ASE test taking for members of ASA Northwest’s Vancouver/Portland Chapter for the second consecutive year. 

At the June leadership meeting, the CAWA Board of Directors elected Tom Seboldt of O’Reilly Auto Parts to the Board of Directors as its 2018 Secretary.

ASA Northwest members convened at the Clearwater Resort in Suquamish, WA  from June 22--25 for the association's 2017 Summer Retreat.

In previous months, we published several articles concerning AB 1679 and its impact on the collision repair industry.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 17:22

CAA Meeting Attendees Learn to Negotiate Pre & Post Scans

Written by Victoria Antonelli

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UTI Long Beach students also attended the CAA meeting as part of the second annual UTI Tech Showcase. CAA members were able to talk with students about their recent projects and latest equipment certifications.


On Thursday, June 22, members from several California Autobody Associations in Southern California gathered with students at Universal Technical Institute-Long Beach for the chapters' monthly meeting.

Thursday, 16 February 2017 23:01

New CAWA Manufacturer Advisory Council Leaders Appointed

Written by Deana Cacus

At their February 2, 2017 meeting, the CAWA Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC) elected Jeannette Lorenzo of NAME, Inc to Chair and Bob Leone of ADVICS as its vice-chair for the year.

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For the past year, the Idaho Autobody Craftsmen's Association (IACA) has focused most of its energy on developing and cultivating relationships with the ID Department of Insurance (DOI) and local legislators.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 23:37

CAWA Appoints New Members to Manufacturers' Advisory Council

Written by Deana Cacus

CAWA Chair of the Board, Greg Livingston of All Trade Tools, has appointed Anthony Wallerich of ZF Services to the Association’s Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC).

On October 28-29, Jeremy O’Neal from Advisorfix presented a seminar on “Transformational Service Advisors” to ASA Northwest members in Spokane, WA.

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