(Sacramento, CA - November 13, 2018)
At the CAWA 2018 annual dinner meeting, held in conjunction with Industry Week in Las Vegas, Dan Hanson, Jr. of Hanson Distributing Company was installed as the Association's 2019 Chair of the Board. Other officers installed included: Vice Chair Tom Seboldt of O'Reilly Auto Parts ; Treasurer Mike Mohler of the Automotive Parts Services Group; Secretary Michael Rukov of RepWorks Marketing and; Immediate Past Chair Jack Gosnell of Next Level Parts.
The dinner was once again exclusively sponsored by Motorcar Parts of America and all proceeds from the event will go to CAWA's Memorial Scholarship Fund. The keynote speaker of the evening was Bob Cushing, President & CEO of Worldpac and Executive Vice President of Advance Professional, who gave an informative and compelling presentation regarding the industry and its positive future going forward.
Next year's event will be held, as is customary, the Sunday night (November 3, 2019) before the AAPEX and SEMA Shows. For further information regarding these events contact
CAWA is a regional automotive aftermarket trade association, which represents auto parts jobbers, warehouse distributors, retailers, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and program groups. The Association provides education, legislative, regulatory and business support to the industry and its membership. It is one of the largest trade associations of its kind in the United States and recognized as a leader in the automotive aftermarket industry. Visit
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