ASE Education Foundation Names New Officers and Board Members

Feb. 18, 2020

The ASE Education Foundation has announced the officers for its 2020 board of directors.

The new chair is Chris Wallace, technical training integration manager, General Motors. Vice Chair Ted Hood is the division sales manager, Genuine Parts Co. Donna Schaar, AVP talent at CarMax Inc., is the new treasurer. Secretary is Michael Godson, professor, Clark College. Lenora Jackson, manager training operations, American Honda Motor Co., serves as past chair. 

New members of the board are Todd Berman of Berman Auto Group and Rafael Garcia of Hill Country European Autoworks, as well as two others who joined the board in mid-2019: Mike Hoffman of FedEx Freight and Trey Michael of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. 

Leaving the Board after years of service are Mark Miller of General Motors, Jim Norton of Jim Norton Toyota and Donny Seyfer of Seyfer Automotive. 

"The ASE Education Foundation depends on the expert guidance of our officers and directors," says Mike Coley, foundation president. "We thank them for their time and efforts, and we appreciate their employers who support our mission."  

The ASE Education Foundation works with over 2,300 automotive technology training programs and over 50,000 students nationally to provide the transportation industry a viable workforce through standards and credentials for institutions, organizations and individuals. The Foundation also offers career development and workplace exposure by creating relationships and partnerships with employers.