Wednesday, 05 January 2022 15:02

ASA Focuses on Key Membership Initiatives for 2022


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The Automotive Service Association has officially launched its new and innovative organizational model. 

ASA shifted to its new organizational structure as a result of a complex affiliate dues structure. Realizing the need for a more simplified model, ASA implemented the changes, making it easy and more convenient for shops to join and have a better membership experience.

Blair Calvo, ASA’s vice president of regional services and interim executive director, said the new model would allow ASA to continue its strong advocacy efforts at the state, local and national levels. ASA is the only trade association representing independent repairers with full-time representation in Washington, D.C. 

“Removing the hurdles to joining will make it easier for other mechanical and collision facilities to join, which will help strengthen our numbers and influence on important legislative issues such as data access, electric vehicles, state vehicle inspections and others,” she said.

In addition to its legislative initiatives, the association will be focused on expanding its educational opportunities at the regional and national levels including these upcoming events:

  • ASA Mountain Region: Jan. 21-22, Summit: Training to New Heights will be taking place in Denver. 
  • ASA Southeast Region Live: Jan. 29, will be taking place in Jacksonville, FL, and will feature technical and management training by Eric Ziegler, Rick White and Mike Cleary. The training is highly personalized and will be delivered in small, actionable steps that owners and their teams can implement right away.
  • At the national level, ASA has an impressive lineup of Webinar Wednesday topics and monthly releases of the Technology & Telematics Forum Podcast.
  • More regional events are being added to the calendar regularly.

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