the next step program
The Next Step Program offers young industry professionals
the unique opportunity to develop lasting involvement in the auto care industry
and trade association by experiencing and participating in Auto Care
Association’s Spring Leadership Days.
Next Steppers experience first-hand volunteer meetings and networking events with
veteran industry leaders at the Auto Care Association’s Spring Leadership Days,
May 3-5, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. More
than 450 volunteer industry leaders will participate in 25 committee meetings during the course of
the three-day event. Next Steppers will experience up-close how the
association and various aspects of the industry work.
Each Next Stepper will
receive a scholarship of up to $1,100 to offset most expenses for travel and
accommodations to, from and during the event. Most meals are also included. The
Next Step Program will award 10 scholarships ($1,100).
Leadership Days, YANG will be hosting its second YANG Leadership Conference. Next Step scholarship recipients are encouraged to stay and attend this (2)
half-day education conference. Attendees will receive .7 CEU credits towards
their AAP/MAAP professional designations.
May 3-5, 2017
Auto Care Association
Spring Leadership Days
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Who can apply: Members of YANG in any facet of the auto
care industry. Applicant’s employer must be a member in good standing with
the Auto Care Association.
Applications: Please submit your application to Courtney.email@example.com. Deadline to apply - March 1, 2017.
The 2016 recipients:
- Blake Buller, Parts Authority
- Cotter Collins, Standard Motor
- Mark Devlin, Cardone Industries
- Kelly Miencier, Auto-Wares
- Steve Nelson, tascosalesreps
- Valentine Oldham, Openbay
- Adam Redling, Babcox Media
- Ryan Stuver, CRP Industries/CRP
- Ruben Vazquez, Tenneco
- Olivia Whitehurst, Global Parts
- Thurston Adams, Heri Automotive
- Michael Atkins, NAPA Auto
- Sean Ayala, W M Automotive
- Carolyn Barquist, The Parts
- Sophia Coll, Universal Air
- Dustin Ryan Crump, Arnold Oil
- Alex DeYoung, KYB
- Ted Hess, H.G. Makelim Co.
- Meagan Jensen, ZF Services LLC
- Jesse Kaplan, Gem Auto
- Tunc Kip, Temel Gaskets USA
- Brian Wheeler, Dayco
For more information, contact Courtney Hammer.