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government affairs committee

The Auto Care Government Affairs Committee works with association staff to develop and implement the Auto Care Association’s legislative and regulatory policies that are aimed at both protecting and enhancing the business of the vehicle auto care market in the United States and abroad.


  • Richard Schwartz
    Schwartz Advisors, LLC
    Chair
  • Michelle Christenson
    IQ Integrated Quality Inc.
    Vice Chair
  • Ray Pohlman
    Coalition for Auto Repair Equality
    CARE Representative
  • Jose Bueso
    Dynamic Automotive
    CCPN Liaison
  • Sean Ayala
    W M Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
    Member
  • Joe Braun
    Dorman Products, Inc.
    Member
  • Clinton Carter
    HDA Truck Pride
    Member
  • Greg Cira
    Babcox Media, Inc.
    Member
  • Tammy Finley
    Advance Auto Parts
    Member
  • John Grote
    Grote Industries, Inc.
    Member
  • Daniel Hanson
    Hanson Distributing Company
    Member
  • Anna Heinendirk
    Schaeffler Group USA Inc.
    Member
  • Julian Hentze
    Global Parts Distributors
    Member
  • Steven Hughes
    HCS International
    Member
  • Joe Hyde
    Christian Brothers Automotive
    Member
  • Michael Klein
    Las Colinas Investments
    Member
  • Robert Kolo
    DRiV Inc.
    Member
  • David McKinney
    AutoZone, Inc.
    Member
  • Ian Musselman
    LKQ Corporation
    Member
  • Greg Noethlich
    Independent
    Member
  • Wayne Price
    O'Reilly Auto Parts
    Member
  • Robert Segal
    Sanel NAPA
    Member
  • Aaron Shaffer
    KYB Americas Corp
    Member
  • Russell Stebbins
    Schrader TPMS Solutions
    Member
  • Elizabeth Tate
    Clarios
    Member
  • Jeffrey Walter
    Zimmerman's Automotive Service
    Member
  • Matt Ward
    Automotive Aftermarket Association Southeast
    Member
  • Rodney Pierini
    CAWA – Representing the Automotive Parts Industry
    State Association Representative
  • Aaron Lowe
    Auto Care Association
    Staff Liaison
  • Paul Fiore
    Auto Care Association
    Staff Liaison
  • Gabrielle Hopkins
    Auto Care Association
    Staff Liaison
  • Thomas Tucker
    Auto Care Association
    Staff Liaison