ACtion Magazine - March 2015 - (Page 28)

Six new members join the MACS board of directors Six new members were elected to the Mobile Air Conditioning Society's (MACS) Worldwide board of directors and were sworn in for a two year term at the annual MACS membership meeting held at the MACS 2015 Training Event and Trade Show in Orlando, FL. Elected from the service and repair membership are Tanya Johnson of Johnny's Radia- tor Shop in Warren, AR and Danny Spitznagel of Ft. Walton Radiator and Auto Air, Ft. Walton Beach, FL. New distributor board members elected to a two-year term are Tod Ellison of MEI Corporation, Atlanta, Ga and Mark Schmitz of Global Parts Distributors, Macon, GA. Gary Hansen of Red Dot, Seattle, WA and Al Leupold of Bergstrom, Rockford, IL, were elected from the manufacturing membership. In addition to the new board members, the following new board officers were also sworn in for a one year term. Arthur "Butch" Smith of ARA, Wylie, TX, is past chairman, Andy Fiffick of Rad Air Car Care, Cleveland, OH was elected as chairman of the board, Michael Dawson of T/ CCI, Decatur, IL was elected as vice chairman, David Jack of DENSO Products and Services, Long Beach, CA was elected as treasurer and Tanya Johnson, of Johnny's Radiator, Warren, AR was elected as secretary. Save the date for MACS San Juan, PR Training Event -- April 18, 2015 MACS will be holding a Mobile A/C and Total Vehicle Climate and Thermal Management Clinic in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The day will include morning and afternoon Spanish language training sessions and vendor table top displays and will take place at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Leo Salinas of Four Seasons will present Spanish language course materials. Training outreach is an important part of the MACS charter and we are fortunate to have a Board of Directors that has made it a priority. The training session will highlight the following subjects: * R-1234yf update * A/C components and functions * Stop/Start technology * Essential A/C tools and equipment * Working with clutch-less compressors * Repair it right the first time * Diagnosing the cause of the problem * Real world repair case studies Reader Reply 28 ACTION * March 2015 MACS members and other technicians who wish to attend the Spanish language training event in San Juan should save the date of April 18, 2015. Vendors who wish to display products there can contact Pam Smith at (215) 631-7020 (ext. 306) for more information. Sponsorships are available through Marion Posen at (215) 631-7020 (ext. 304). Vendor space and sponsorships will be limited, so vendors should act now to reserve table space and sponsorships. Exhibitors include: Auto Air of Puerto Rico, Cool Auto Air

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ACtion Magazine - March 2015

Engine cooling systems: Electric cooling fan operating strategies
System Charge Determination
Service Port
Leonard's Law
Virtual View
Heavy duty and off road
Last Watch
Coolin Corner
Letters to the Editor
By the numbers
Industry News
Association News
In Memoriam
New Products

ACtion Magazine - March 2015