education committee

The Auto Care Education Committee strives to enhance the business potential and competitive advantage of auto care market professionals through its support of auto care market educational events and programs. It also oversees the growth and administration of scholarship funds that benefit students preparing for auto care careers. In this way, the committee helps to ensure a qualified future labor pool and promote business excellence in the auto care market.


Michael Rukov, RepWorks Marketing, Mesa, AZ         

Vice Chair

Chase Baxley, The Parts House, Jacksonville, FL

Committee Members

  • Nancy Andersen, MAAP, ZF Aftermarket, Vernon Hills, IL 
  • Ron Aparicio, MAAP, Mevotech LP, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Brent Berman, Federal-Mogul Motorparts, Southfield, MI
  • Ethan Bregger, Tenneco, Inc., Monroe, MI  
  • Dan Gilley, RLO Training, LLC, Renton, WA
  • Patricia Glancy, AutoZone, Memphis, TN
  • Cliff Hovis, Hovis Auto Supply, Inc., Mercer, PA
  • Douglas Kubinak, East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc., Lyon Station, PA
  • Thomas Litzinger, AAP, MAS Industries, Inc., Chelsea, MI. 
  • Gary W. Manke, CAE, Wisconsin Automotive Parts Association, Madison, WI
  • William "Mac" McGovern, KYB Americas Corp., Addison, IL
  • Dwayne Myers, Dynamic Automotive, Frederick, MD
  • Sherri Rains, Technical Chemical Co. (TCC), Afton, OK
  • Patricia Serratore, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), Leesburg, VA
  • Michael Staruch, MAHLE Aftermarket Inc., Farmington Hills, MI
  • Tim Trudnowski, AAP, Automotive Jobbers Supply, Spokane, WA
  • John C. Washbish, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc., San Antonio, TX

Committee Liaison

Amanda Bischoping, Auto Care Association

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