Kentwood, Mich. – The Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA), an independent non-profit standard-setting and certification organization for automotive crash parts, announces the election of four industry leaders to its Technical Committee, which develops, maintains, reviews and refines the CAPA Quality Standards, as well as CAPA’s American National Standards. Joining the Committee are: Scott Benavidez of Mr. B’s Paint & Body Shop; Mike Dolabi of National Autobody Parts Warehouse, Inc.; Scott Kohl of Liberty Mutual Insurance; and Jim Sherman of Meyer Distributing.
The CAPA Technical Committee is comprised of members representing a cross-section of the automotive aftermarket industry, including Collision Repairers, Distributors, General Interest, Insurers, and Manufacturers.
“The CAPA Technical Committee relies on industry stakeholders offering their unique perspectives on CAPA’s Standards,” said Clark Plucinski, Chairman at CAPA. “We welcome our four newest members, who we are certain will provide valuable insights to the Committee and help ensure the continued success of the CAPA’s Standards.”
The four new members join these current Technical Committee members:
- Randall Bollander – Empire Auto Parts
- Jeff Chen – T.Y.G. Products, L.P.
- Bill Dornon – LKQ-Keystone
- Rod Enlow – RENLOW Auto Technical Consulting, Inc., Vice-Chairman
- Don Feeley – California Autobody Association (CAA)
- Jim Fisher – PBSI-DS
- Jim Horner – USAA Insurance
- Jared Humphrey – Service King Collision Repair Centers
- Jim Miras – Micro Rim Corporation
- Dan Risley – CCC Information Services (CCC)
- Nick Scheid, LNS & Associate, Chairman
- Michael Smith – GEICO Insurance
- Chad Sulkala – Allstate Insurance
- Richard Wang – Gordon Auto Body Parts Co., Ltd.
For more information about the CAPA Technical Committee, visit: capacertified.org/about-capa/capa-technical-committee.
The Certified Automotive Parts Association, founded in 1987, is the nation’s only independent, non-profit certification organization for automotive crash parts whose sole purpose is to ensure that both consumers and the industry have the means to identify high-quality parts via the CAPA Quality Seal. CAPA is an ANSI-accredited standards developer for competitive crash repair parts. For more information see CAPAcertified.org.