Candidates Announced for SEMA Board of Directors


Media Contact:
Della Domingo,
SEMA 909/978-6723


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:

Distributor/Retailer Category (2 open seats):

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

Services Category (1 open seat):

  • Luanne Brown, eTool Developers (incumbent)
  • Bob Moore, J&B Service (incumbent)
  • Bill Holland, Holland Communications

Manufacturer's Category (2 open seats):

  • John Hotchkis, Hotchkis Performance (incumbent)
  • Adrian Murray, Painless Performance (incumbent)
  • Tim Watts, Superlift Suspension Systems (incumbent)
  • Tracie Nunez, Advanced Clutch Technology, Inc.
  • Russell Stephens, MSD Performance

Photos and backgrounds of all of the candidates will be posted on in early May.

Election materials, including online voting instructions, will be sent to the primary contacts at eligible SEMA member companies in early May. Voting will close in mid-June.

For more information about the 2012-2013 SEMA Board of Directors election, contact Judi Ritchie at, 909/978-6671 or Arlene Wood at, 909/978-6689.

About SEMA
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association founded in 1963, represents the $27.9 billion specialty automotive industry of 6,383 member-companies. It is the authoritative source for research, data, trends and market growth information for the specialty auto parts industry. The industry provides appearance, performance, comfort, convenience and technology products for passenger and recreational vehicles. For more information, contact SEMA at 1575 S. Valley Vista Dr., Diamond Bar, CA 91765, tel: 909/396-0289, or visit or

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