The San Diego chapter of the California Autobody Association (CAA) held their first meeting of 2012 on January 24th at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse.
The 40+ people in attendance witnessed the swearing in of the chapter’s new officers by Dave Picton, the California Autobody Association’s (CAA) incoming President for 2012. Dave came down from Sacramento to swear in the officers and give a brief summary of the state of the collision industry. He also provided bullet points of what the state CAA is going to be working on and addressing as this year continues.
The new CAA San Diego officers for 2012 are as follows: Secretary, Amanda Smith, Mitchell International, San Diego; Secretary, Angie Hernandez, Mitchell International, San Diego; State Board Rep., Monte Etherton, Fender Mender, Encinitas; Vice President, Simon Freese, Drew Collision Center, La Mesa; President, Shon Craft, Rancho Collision Center, San Diego; Treasurer, Hop Sanchez, FinishMaster, Vista; Sergeant at Arms, Kurt Liobl, Mossy Auto Group, San Diego.
Dave Picton also presented the honorary lifetime membership award to Dale Delmege of Chelsea Group, Inc., and DD Partners, Inc., in recognition for his dedication to the collision industry, the CAA, and the group’s members. Dale has donated countless hours educating various CAA chapters and members across the state with his thought provoking presentations.
For more information about the CAA please visit www.calautobody.com.