Nominations have already begun to roll in for the 2007 Jobber News Counterperson of the Year award. Sponsored by Wakefield Canada and Carrus Technologies, the Counterperson of the Year Award seeks to reward the very best of the frontline workers in the Canadian automotive aftermarket. Anyone can nominate a counterperson, and anyone is eligible. Evaluation and selection of the winner will be made on the basis of experience, training, as well as customer and store owner comments. While not mandatory, participation in and organizing of training clinics, proficiency in computer cataloguing programs, and ASE Parts Specialist Certification will all be considered strongly in a nominees favour. Formally named the Abe Schwartz Counterperson of the Year Award, it is named after the late owner of century old British Auto Supply in Toronto who worked behind the counter for more than half a century. To nominate an individual, look for the nomination ad in the latest issues of Jobber News Magazine, or log on to Counterperson of the Year Nominations.