ADOMA NewsTrax - April 2018 
What is ADOMA and why will it benefit you?
The Auto Dealers Office Management Association provides a forum for education and the exchange of ideas and information to improve the administration of the automotive industry.  The value of being a member far exceeds the price of training.
 
2018 Conference Scholarship Available

apply for Scholarship
The Lola Belk Scholarship Fund   
 
The Lola Belk Scholarship Fund was founded in 2012 in memory of Lola Belk. Lola has served ADOMA as an Officer on the Executive Board and as President, Vice President and Secretary of the Orange County Chapter. Lola was always encouraging and reminding us that education in this industry is the "key to success."

In her honor, ADOMA will award a scholarship to the July Conference to help Business/Office managers obtain the training needed to stay at the top of their game.

If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, you MUST
 
CORRECTION Please submit your application to  adomaoffice@gmail.com no later than TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018.  
 
Chapter Meetings
Educational meetings are open to all but are generally designed for the benefit of our 
Controllers,  Business and Office Managers i n the  Southern and Northern California Areas.
SOUTHERN CHAPTERS
Contact the chapter directly to RSVP for the upcoming meeting.  
Click the below email or chapter name to RSVP. 
Meeting Every 4th Tuesday
APRIL 24, 2018 
Location: SIZZLER RESTAURANT (Banquet Room)
6631 CLAY, RIVERSIDE
Social: 5:30 PM
Dinner/Program: 6:00 PM
Cost: $35 Member & $45 Non-Member

RSVP's to: SONIA GARZA

Meeting Every 3rd Wednesday

APRIL 18, 2018

Location: STEVEN'S STEAK
AND SEAFOOD HOUSE

5332 STEVENS PLACE, CITY OF COMMERCE

Social: 6:00 PM
Dinner/Program: 6:30 PM
Cost: $35 Member & $45 Non-Member


RSVP's to TINA MARIE RESENDEZ   


Meeting Every 3rd Thursday

APRIL 19, 2018

Location: BLACK ANGUS RESTAURANT  

1350 N. TUSTIN AVE., SANTA ANA

Social: 5:30 PM
Dinner/Program: 6:00 PM
Cost: $35 Member & $45 Non-Member

RSVP's to: SHERRI JOHNSON

Speaker:  Sam Celly BChE MChE JD, Celly Services, Inc.

Topics:
  • Penalties & Fines For EPA: Haz Waste & Univ Waste Disposal ($3.4 million to one auto group alone in Feb 2018)
  • Penalties & Fines OSHA: Jail Time & hefty penalties.
  • Worker Comp (Pivot):  Changes to the rating increased premium for some by 30%.  10 $5,000 claims vs. 1 $50,000 claim.  10 claims pays more.
  • Proposition 65 Signs: Label your coffee machine and much, much more in new signs and penalties.
  • Worker Comp/Safety Liability for Temp Employees Required By Law: Subs on site bring liability. How to handle it?
  • Employee Safety Handbook: Your path to compliance and minimize liability
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JOIN A CHAPTER BOARD/COMMITTEE
  •  Board Positions and Committee Positions Available
NORTHERN CHAPTERS
Contact the chapter directly to RSVP for the upcoming meeting.
Click the below email or chapter name to RSVP.  
Meeting Every 3rd Wednesday
NO MEETING IN APRIL

 
 
Location: FATTORIA E MARE 
1095 ROLLINS RD., BURLINGAME
Social: 11:00 AM
Dinner/Program: 11:30 AM
Cost: $35 Member & $45 Non-Member

RSVP's to: LISA BAREFIELD


 
   
 
 
 
 



Meeting Every 3rd Tuesday

APRIL 17, 2018 

Speaker:
Attorney Chris Alvarez of
Fisher Phillips, Employment & Labor Attorneys
Topic: Marijuana Issues and Transgender Matters dealers face in the workplace.
 

Location: LOGAN'S ROADHOUSE 

9105 WEST STOCKTON BLVD., ELK GROVE

Social: 11:15 AM
Dinner/Program: 11:30 AM
Cost: $35 Member & $45 Non-Member

RSVP's to: HEATHER FRASER


Education - Northwood University
   
Northwood University courses are open to dealership management and employees.

Are you searching for business administration degree programs at colleges in Cerritos, California? Graduate with your degree in business from Northwood University, an accredited, private university in Cerritos, California. If so, click the link below to learn how. 
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Executive Board

Bi-Annual Board Election
OPEN CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - 2018

2018 - 2020 Executive Board Term Starts in July. Voting will be held at the July Conference.  
 
Leadership in ADOMA is a rewarding place for members to sharpen business and leadership skills and connect with industry peers. Nominate yourself or a business associate!

CRITERIA: Candidates must be a current member of the association. Candidates for president and vice president are required to have served one-year as a chapter director and the president nominee must represent a dealership.  

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION BY: MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018.
 
Submit Nominees Name, Company, and Board Experience to: Jackie Baker.

Seats are extremely limited; please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Next Executive Board Meeting:
SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018     9:00am - 12:00pm
 
Location : The Automotive Partners Building,
Southland Motor Car Dealers Association at Cerritos College, 11111 New Falcon Way, Cerritos, CA 90703
 
RSVP's to: JACKIE BAKER
Educational Conference
v2 2018 ED Conf

You asked for it! We listened!
 
This year, the 2018 ADOMA Educational Conference will be held in Las Vegas - for the very first time outside of SoCal.... But we need an idea of headcounts f or rooms and meals...... 
 
 
Please send a quick email to your Chapter Secretary and let us know if you plan to go to the Educational Conference this year at South Point Hotel & Casino, July 19-22, 2018further details coming soon.
Bay Area     Inland Empire     Orange County     Los Angeles     Sacramento
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2018 MARCH

Educational Article(s)
POSTING OF PROPOSITION 65 SIGNS AT AUTO DEALERSHIPS
(CA ONLY)

To: Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator on 3/15/2018

From: Sam Celly, BChE MChE JD CSP     by Celly Services, Inc. 
     
In 2017, California enacted legislation that requires facilities to disclose to public the cancer causing chemical and the source of the chemical at their facility through conspicuous signs. The new signs go into effect August 30, 2018.
 
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Is It Sexual Harassment? Understanding the True Definition

(Published
by Jill Schaefer on January 23, 2018)     by KPA  
    
Is it sexual harassment? Is it something else?

By understanding what is and isn't appropriate workplace behavior, it's easier to develop anti-sexual harassment policies and enforce them.

Test your knowledge
 
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Job Opportunities
ADOMA's goal is to consistently add value to our members.

ADOMA is offering marketing and 60 days advertising space on the website to our members and association guests wishing to post Immediate Opening and Job Seekers looking for a new position.

Would you like to reach a talented and experience job force or are you looking to work for a great company?

 

Then fill out your SUBMITTAL FORM and email it to ADOMA at adomaoffice@cox.net

IMMEDIATE OPENINGMembers: $0     Association Guests/Non-Members : $100
JOB SEEKERS: $25
Membership Opportunities
 


2018 OPEN MEMBER ENROLLMENT
STILL AVAILABLE

Educate - Connect - Network & Lead! 
Controllers, Business & Office Managers and  
industry vendor firms in California area welcome!  
 
Join -- build peer networks with other industry professionals.  
Share best-practices!
 
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March 2018
Promotional Opportunities
Thank You Platinum Sponsors
 
Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors. We really appreciate your continuous support!
  • AVRS, Inc.
  • BenefitsPro Insurance Services
  • CDK Global
  • Complete Office of California
  • CPI Solutions
  • Dion and Sons, Inc.
  • DMVdesk / MVSC
  • Electronic Cash Systems
  • Moss Adams, LLP
  • RACER
  • The Scali Law Firm