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Picton to focus on increasing membership and member benefits while furthering the collision repair industry’s legislative agenda in 2012.
The California Autobody Association (CAA) announced the election of Dave Picton, owner of G&R Body and Paint in Sacramento, as the association president for the 2012 fiscal year. As president, Picton has overall responsibility for leading the CAA.
"We are extremely excited to have Dave as the president of our association," said Dave McClune, CAA executive director. "His industry experience, dedication to the growth and success of our membership and commitment to furthering our legislative agenda make him the prefect president for the association at this time in its life."
As president, Picton says he will focus on a number of initiatives over the coming months, including:
Proactively reaching out to auto body shops across California to encourage them to join the association.
Increase the number and quality of benefits that are available to association members.
Educate the driving public of their rights and options when they are involved in a collision.
Continue to promote fairness and transparency in the legislative process to ensure member shops and the driving public are aware of their options and can easily make decisions that are best for their situation.
"I am looking forward to being president and leading the CAA this year," said Picton. "We have any opportunity in 2012 to positively impact our member shops, the driving public and the overall industry, and I will aggressively pursue these goals across a number of fronts throughout the year."
The non-profit CAA is comprised of over 1,000 individual and independent businesses within the collision repair industry.
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