June 26, 2012
Mark Cook, Roy Littlefield
TIA Board Elects Freda Pratt-Boyer to Board Secretary Post
Key Largo, FL - At its biannual Board of Directors meeting being held June 25 - 27, the Tire Industry Association (TIA), one of the leading global authorities on tires, elected Freda Pratt-Boyer, senior auditor of Purcell Tire & Rubber Company, as its new board secretary. Beginning on November 1, 2012 Freda Pratt-Boyer will begin her one-year term as secretary. After that year, she will proceed as vice president, then president, then past president; all of these positions are for one-year terms.
Freda Pratt-Boyer began her career in the tire industry in 1972 with Purcell Tire & Rubber Company. Over the course of her career, Freda has worked in retail, commercial, retread plant, and wholesale distribution centers in managerial positions. Freda has served as operations manager, region manager, and is currently senior auditor for the company. These years of service have given her the opportunity to study, learn, and become a leader in the tire industry.
TIA President Larry Brandt said "Freda's depth and breadth of experience in the industry will continue to be of great benefit to the board, the association and most importantly, the industry as a whole."
Her years of service are proof of Freda's determination serve to highlight her ability to promote and advance the standards of the tire industry. She is a decisive manager who vigorously promotes education, training, and customer service to all levels of the tire industry. Freda is currently Vice President elect for the MTIA (Missouri Tire Industry Association) and is currently serving her fourth year on the TIA Board of Directors.
The Tire Industry Association, with a 90 year history representing all segments of the national and international tire industry, is the leading advocate, as well as, instructor in technical training of tire service technicians. For more information, visit www.tireindustry.org or call 800-876-8372.
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