Western Association News

ASA Northwest produced its 2018 Automotive Training Expo (ATE) March 16--18 at the Doubletree Hilton Seattle Airport. The event sold out for the fifth year in a row.

On March 15, the Northwest Automotive Trades Association (NATA) hosted a Lunch and Learn event in Portland, OR, featuring Tom Engel of Vantage PBS to discuss compliancy with the upcoming Oregon Equal Pay Act.


CAWA Chair of the Board Jack Gosnell of Next Level Parts has appointed Ryan Maas of Total Specialties USA to the association’s Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC).

CAWA Chair of the Board Jack Gosnell of Next Level Parts has appointed Ken Dowler of Idemitsu Lubricants America and Terry Satchell of Eaton Weatherhead Division to the Association’s Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC).

On Feb. 16, CAWA hosted a Napa Regional Meet-Up for the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) in conjunction with CAWA’s February Leadership Days and Educational Forum.

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For the eighth time, the Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) held its annual Gala Fundraiser in Palm Springs, CA.

At its February leadership meeting, the CAWA Board of Directors elected Mike Mohler of the Automotive Parts Services Group as its 2018 Secretary to the Board of Directors.

Monday, 19 February 2018 21:08

Posting Video on Social Media Drives Results

Written by Rochelle Beckel

If you're a business owner with a Facebook page, you've probably noticed that so many others are using Facebook to share video.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 23:13

CAWA Chair Michael Antonelli Appoints Scott Felts to the AMAC

Written by Rochelle Beckel

When Chair Antonelli announced the appointment, he commented, "We are pleased to have someone of Mr. Felts’ experience in the industry participating in our Advisory Council. His experience and participation will contribute to CAWA's success, as well". 

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 00:15

Michael Rukov Appointed to CAWA, YANG Board of Directors

Written by Rochelle Beckel

CAWA Chair of the Board Michael Antonelli of Vantage Marketing Global has appointed Michael Rukov of Repworks Marketing to the Association’s Board of Directors. 

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