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Candidates Announced for 2015 SEMA Board Election

By SEMA Editors

The candidates have been announced for the 2015 SEMA Board election.

Voting will take place online between May 13–June 9, and is open to current SEMA-member companies. Votes must be cast by each company’s primary contact. Details with ballots and links will be sent to the member company’s designated primary contact in May.

2015 SEMA Board of Director Candidates

Bod Bingham
Jim Bingham
BOD Carpenter
Susan Carpenter
DOB Dasher
Laurel Dasher
BOD Eartherly
Donnie Eatherly
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Dave Edmondson
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Nick Gramelspacher

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Dan Kahn

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Wade Kawasaki
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Clint Sly
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Parley Valora
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David Ziozios

Voting Categories and Seats Open

Chairman-Elect Category (one open seat)

  • Donnie Eatherly – President and CEO, P&E Distributors
  • Wade Kawasaki – President and COO, Coker Group

Manufacturers Category (two open seats)

  • Susan Carpenter – President, JR Products
  • Laurel Dasher – Northeast Sales Manager, Powerteq
  • Dave Edmondson – Senior Vice President, Roadwire

Distributor/Retailer Category (two open seats)

  • Jim Bingham (Incumbent) – President and CEO, Winner’s Circle Speed & Custom
  • Nick Gramelspacher (Incumbent) – Vice President Sales & Marketing, Meyer Distributing
  • Parley Valora – Vice President, Premier Performance
  • David Ziozios – CEO, Motovicity Distribution

Services Category (one open seat)

  • Dan Kahn – President, Kahn Media
  • Clint Sly – Chief Marketing Officer, Hagerty Insurance Co.
Winners will be announced in June and formally inducted into the SEMA Board of Directors at the SEMA Installation Gala in July.

For more information about the 2015 SEMA Board of Directors election, contact Judi Ritchie at 909-978-6671 or