The California Autobody Association (CAA) said good-bye to its executive director, David McClune, at the beginning of the year so he could focus on his health and family after 17 years of service.
On August 8, ASA Northwest held its 25th Annual Golf Tournament at the Eagles Pride Golf Course in Tacoma, WA.
On August 6, the Spokane Chapter of ASA Northwest participated in the Washington Association Career Technical Education (WACTE) Conference at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, WA.
OTC and O’Reilly Auto Parts have enhanced CAWA’s 2018 scholarship program by awarding the highest-ranking student seeking a career as an automotive technician an Evolve scan tool.
Program Representative II Mark Guess, who works for the Field Operations and Enforcement Division at the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR), made a two-part presentation to the members of the East Bay chapter of the California Autobody Association (EB-CAA) on June 16 at Back 40 Texas BBQ in Pleasant Hill, CA.
ASA Northwest members gathered from June 21--24 at the Red Lion Hanford House in Richland, WA, for the association’s 2018 Semi-Annual Summer Retreat and Management Conference.
At its June leadership meeting, the CAWA Board of Directors elected Michael Rukov of RepWorks Marketing as its 2019 Secretary to the Board of Directors.
On May 9, the Spokane Chapter of ASA Northwest held its third annual Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony at Spokane Community College in Spokane, WA.
Every year, the California Autobody Association co-hosts CAA/ASCCA/Joint Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Day as automotive repair industry members in the Golden State convene at the Capitol in Sacramento to let their voices be heard.
CAWA is pleased to announce that Alltrade Tools, thanks to CAWA Board member Greg Livingston, will make available “$500 Powerbuilt gift certificates” to the 2018 association scholarship awardees.
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).