Hanover, Md. — Jack Tracey, CAE, Automotive Association Services president, announces that AAS will provide management services for the Maryland/Delaware Independent Automobile Dealer Association (MIADA-DIADA).The relationship began January 1, 2012. Brad Hudson has been named AAS associate director and will assist in the management of MIADA-DIADA.
“I am pleased,” says Tracey, “that Automotive Association Services was selected for this assignment. MIADA-DIADA is a good fit with the other auto-related associations that AAS manages. Brad and I look forward to increasing services to the existing members and expanding the membership base.”
AAS currently provides services to:
*** Since 1996, the National Automotive Finance (NAF) Association, a trade association of 125 finance companies and related businesses that serve the non-prime auto financing market. Tracey helped found the association and has served as its executive director ever since.
*** Since 2008, the Payment Assurance Technology Association (PATA), an organization founded to represent the automotive GPS tracking and starter interrupt industry. Tracey was among the founders of PATA.
*** Since 2010, Tracey has served as executive director of the National Vehicle Leasing Association (NVLA). The association has represented independent fleet and consumer leasing companies for over 40 years.
*** In 2011, Tracey helped form the Community Auto Finance Association (CAFA) and provides management services for it. The association represents Buy Here/Pay Here dealerships and is an advocate for this industry with federal regulators.
The MIADA-DIADA provides education and advocacy on legislative/regulatory matters to its regional, independent dealer members. Go to www.miada-diada.com for more information.