On May 11, 2013 the Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario (AARO) 74th Annual General Meeting took place at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel in Toronto, Ontario.
AARO is pleased to announce that current Association President and Chair of the Board of Directors, Rudy Graf of Graf Auto Centre, Toronto was elected by acclamation to the position for an additional one-year term 2013-2014, as per the Association by-laws.
At the meeting new directors were also elected, John Cochrane of Cochrane Automotive, Etobicoke and James Shields of Tommy’s Motors Ltd, London.
Re-elected for a new one-year term were Mike Adema of Jakes Auto Service, Georgetown, Stephanie Hill of Corporate Autoworks, Burlington. Re-elected directors for a new two year term are Ken Buehler of Buehler Automotive, Alma and Carrie Hall of Meadowvale Auto Repair Specialists Ltd., Mississauga.
AARO directors serving their second year of their two year term are Richard Callaghan of 410 Auto, Stouffville, Gerrard De Souza of Gerry and Son’s Auto Service, Markham, Bruce Eccles of Bruce Eccles Auto Service Inc. Dundas, Joe Hasson of J.M.H. Auto Sales & Service Inc., Guelph, Nick Mastromarco of Cooksville Service Centre,, Mississauga, and Tom Zekveld of Tomlin Auto Service Ltd., Oshawa, Ont.
The Association will announce a Vice-President and Secretary/Treasurer at the first meeting of the board in June.