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Candidates for SEMA Board of Directors Announced

The following slate of eight candidates are vying for four open seats on the SEMA Board of Directors.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 (March 21, 2013)

Contact: Della Domingo
909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org

Candidates for SEMA Board of Directors Announced


DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 21, 2013) - The following slate of eight candidates are vying for four open seats on the SEMA Board of Directors.

Chairman-Elect Category

Two New Members Elected to the SEMA Board of Directors

Results of the 2012 SEMA Board of Directors election are in, with two new members joining the group and three members re-elected. The newest members of the group are Russell Stephens, representing the manufacturer category, and Nick Gramelspacher, representing the distributor/retailer category.

SEMA News—August 2012

INDUSTRY NEWS

2 New Members Elected to SEMA Board of Directors

Results of the 2012 SEMA Board of Directors election are in, with two new members joining the group and three members re-elected to the Board.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(June 14, 2012)

Contact: Della Domingo
909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org

 

2 NEW MEMBERS ELECTED TO SEMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Russell Stephens and Nick Gramelspacher to Be Sworn in at Summer Gala, While New
SEMA Hall of Fame Members Are Honored

SEMA Board of Directors Election Materials Sent Out

Election materials for the SEMA Board of Directors election have been mailed to the primary contact at all eligible SEMA-member companies. Voting takes place May 14-June 12, 2012.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Della Domingo
909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org

SEMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION MATERIALS SENT OUT
-- Eleven individuals vying for five open seats; Online voting takes place May 14-June 12, 2012 --

Get to Know the 2012–2015 SEMA Board Candidates

Eleven industry professionals are vying for positions on the 2012–2015 SEMA Board of Directors.

Candidates for the SEMA Board of Directors, 2012-2015

Distributor/Retailer Category

Jim Bingham (Incumbent), Winner’s Circle Speed & Custom, Inc.
Tom Brooks, Truckin’ Thunder, Inc.
Nick Gramelspacher, Meyer Distributing

Candidates Announced for SEMA Board of Directors

Eleven individuals will be running for seats on the SEMA Board of Directors election, taking place in May. The candidates are vying for five open seats within three categories.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:
Della Domingo, dellad@sema.org
SEMA 909/978-6723

CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED FOR SEMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS


DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (March 19, 2012) - Eleven individuals will be running for seats on the SEMA Board of Directors election, taking place in May. The candidates are vying for five open seats within three categories. Candidates and categories are as follows:

SEMA Board Proposes to Reduce Its Size

The SEMA Board of Directors recently approved a motion to decrease the size of the Board. The initiative reflects their consensus that a smaller Board would improve the quality of discussion and reduce cost, and is now being voted upon by SEMA’s entire membership.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Della Domingo
909/978-6723
dellad@sema.org

SEMA Board Proposes to Reduce Its Size
 -- Voting Now Underway --

Paul "Scooter" Brothers

Scooter Brothers, SEMA Chairman, COMP Performance GroupPaul “Scooter” Brothers is co-owner and Chief Operating Officer of COMP Performance Group, which includes Competition Cams, Inc, Quartermaster Clutches, and TCI Automotive, LLC. Scooter is currently the Chairman of the Board of SEMA, and previously served three full terms on the SEMA Board of Directors. He took an active position as the chairman of the Technology Task Force to strengthen the Industry’s position with the OE’s.  He is actively involved with SEMA staff dealing with the difficult issue of titling special vehicles in California. He was honored as the 2002 SEMA Person of the year and was inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame in 2005. He was honored with the Vanguard award from YEN, and the Athena award from SEMA Business Women’s Group.

Scooter’s experience at every level allows him to understand the difficult problems facing all of SEMA’s membership, from the manufacturer all the way to the consumer. As a member of the SEMA Technical Committee, his industry influence and experience was instrumental in enabling SEMA to reach a breakthrough agreement with Ford that resulted in the SEMA Technology Transfer Program as it exists today.

Since Scooter spent most of his career in the “trenches” he brought a unique and practical prospective to the SEMA Board. His 20-year involvement in SAE has resulted in him being an active charter member of the SAE Motorsports Council. He is very involved with NHRA and NASCAR and other sanctioning bodies to help insure the long term strength of these organizations and the racers. Scooter is on the Board of Directors of the National Engine Parts Manufacturers Association, a group of service replacement parts manufacturers. He also is very involved with several universities, helping them develop a curriculum that will properly educate students for the performance industry. He regularly visits schools and universities talking to the students and trying to recruit them into the SEMA industry.

SEMA 2011-2012 Bylaws Vote

BYLAWS VOTING RESULTS IN APPROVAL OF BOARD RECOMMENDED MOTION 

Recently the SEMA board of directors asked each member company to participate in a decision to amend the SEMA bylaws. The motion was put to a vote, as per SEMA bylaws, and voting concluded on January 11. 

Votes were tallied and certified by outside agency Survey & Ballot Systems. Over 94% of SEMA members voted for the motion as recommended by the board. The affirmative vote will enable the following changes: 

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