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The Auto Care Association's standing committees are comprised of volunteer leaders who provide input and
guidance to the board and staff, and act as an industry sounding board.
executive committee and
board of directors
Advises association leadership and guides the
association's overall goals, strategies and direction.
Spearheads research and development for vehicle network
interfaces, vehicle connectivity and connected aftermarket
devices, all on behalf of the independent auto care industry.
Serves as the principal advisory committee on the
association's trade policy and trade promotion initiatives.
Assists the board in fulfilling its responsibilities with
respect to the audit of the organization's books,
records and system of internal controls.
Reviews the content and presentation of association
events, and advises show management on longrange strategies for future AAPEX shows.
Works to identify major shifts in auto care market
industry trends, and assesses the impact on
current and future industry business practices.
Develops category hierarchies, best practices,
education and implementation plans for category
management to improve business operations.
Provides board-level participation in budgeting, longterm financial planning and internal financial reporting.
Reviews and suggests ways to better market the
association and to enhance the communications
program for internal and external audiences.
Develops and implements the association's legislative and
regulatory policies, aimed at protecting and enhancing
the auto care industry in the United States and abroad.
Develops industry-specific standards and best
business practices in the area of electronic
commerce and data exchange.
Strives to enhance the business potential and competitive
advantage of auto care market professionals through
support of educational events and programs.
marketing and communications
The Auto Care Association is committed to connecting its members to each other, the auto care industry and to consumers.
We help empower our members with access to networks, products, programs and resources to help their business thrive.