ASA Announces 2023 Board of Directors

ASA Announces 2023 Board of Directors

The ASA announced changes to its board of directors following its annual business meeting.

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced changes to its board of directors following its annual business meeting July 17 at the Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites in Indianapolis, Ind.

ASA Chairman Scott Benavidez, AMAM is looking forward to working with the new leadership team.

“As I look at our new leadership, I believe we have a strong team in place to help chart the association’s growth and progress on many new initiatives as we move forward,” said Benavidez.

Members of the 2023 board include:

  • Chairman: Scott Benavidez, AMAM, Mr. B’s Paint & Body Shop Inc., Albuquerque, N.M.
  • Chairman elect: Dan Stander, AMAM, Fix Auto Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Colo.
  • Secretary/treasurer: Tom Piippo, AMAM, owner of Tri-County Motors, Rudyard, Mich.
  • General director: Maryann Croce, Croce’s Transmission Specialists, Norwalk, Conn.
  • General director: Darrin Barney, AMAM, Elite Worldwide Inc. & Barney Brothers Off Road and Repair, Fruita, Colo.
  • Collision division director: Gene Lopez, AMAM, Seidner’s Collision Center, Duarte, Calif.
  • Immediate past chairman: Roy Schnepper, AAM, Butler’s Collision, Roseville, Mich.
  • Julie Massaro, CAE, ASA’s president/executive director, also serves on the ASA board of directors in an ex-officio capacity

During the annual meeting, recognition awards that honored individuals who made significant contributions to the ASA mission and/or the automotive repair industry were distributed.

Honorees for 2023 included:

  • Roger Cada of Savoy, Texas, who received the Phoenix Award for his contributions and expertise shared on the Collision Operations Committee
  • Patricia Baker, manager of Marketing & Graphic Design, received the Chairman’s Award of Excellence for her years of service to ASA

For more information on ASA, visit or call (817) 514-2900.

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