Board of Directors
Scott Allen, CMD
Michael Darrow, CMD
Darla Booher, CMD
Chris Maher Sr.
Brenna Stansberry, CMD
Chief Executive Officer: Jeff Martin
VP of Dealer Development: Jeremy Beck
HR Manager & Accounting Coordinator: Mary Anne Barker
Project Manager: Brittany Mitchell
Office & Tech Manager: Yeni White
Front Office Coordinator: Phoebe Cervantes
Meetings & Events Director: Devin Agonis
Meetings & Events Coordinator: Danya McKenzi
Meetings & Events Coordinator: Darla Woods
Controller: Ada Morton
Senior Accounting Manager: Emily Sotelo
20 Groups Accounting: Joel Drew
Art Manager: Christy Haynes
Digital Marketing Manager: Leon Oziel
Communications Manager: Richard Greene
Membership Administrator: Tanekia Johnson
Membership Coordinator: Kathy Robbins
Membership & Marketing Coordinator: Andrea Rose
Vendor Relations: Joe Kearse
Vendor Relations: Reginald Allen
20 Group Moderator: Ed Curry
20 Group Moderator: Ben Goodman
20 Group Moderator: Bill Elizondo
20 Group Moderator: David Brotherton
20 Group Sales Manager: John Dismukes
20 Group Coordinator: Sterling Staffin
20 Group Coordinator: Joseph Hughey
The nonprofit charitable organization responsible for NIADA’s scholarship funds and assisting dealers and their families in need. The Foundation is governed by a 10-member Board appointed by the NIADA President and confirmed by the NIADA Board.
The for-profit company responsible for managing NIADA’s member benefit program. Services is governed by a 10-member Board appointed by the NIADA President and confirmed by the NIADA Board.
The Finance Committee shall be appointed by the NIADA Board of Directors, chaired by the NIADA Treasurer and comprised of at least two additional board members, as well as the treasurers of NIADA Foundation and NIADA Services. The committee shall counsel with the CEO on the annual budget of each entity, provide insight and commentary, prepare recommendations, recommend the investment of surplus funds, and review the annual audit or review of the accounts for each board. The committee will meet prior to each NIADA Board of Directors meeting.
Leadership Development Committee shall be appointed by the Board of Directors, chaired by the NIADA Chairman and comprised of at least two other board members and three at-large members. No less than 120 days prior to the annual meeting, the committee shall notify the members of their intention to interview applicants for the Board of Directors. No less than 70 days prior to the annual meeting, the committee shall report their recommendations to the past presidents. The committee shall meet at least twice annually.
The Awards Committee shall assist the staff in administering awards programs of the Association, according to policies established by the Board of Directors; establish qualifications and secure entries of all awards and advise the staff on the promotion, rules, and selection and presentation of awards. The committee must include at least two members from the Board of Directors, the Foundation Trustees, the Services Board, and two at-large licensed dealers from each region. The committee will meet at least twice annually.
NIADA Political Action Committee (PAC) raises money and invests in political fundraisers to amplify our advocacy voice. The PAC is governed by a 10-member Board appointed by the NIADA President and confirmed by the NIADA Board.
Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee
Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee shall serve as an advisory committee charged with monitoring federal and state legislative activities and regulatory rules affecting all licensed independent dealers, including BHPH, retail, and wholesale; researching, drafting, and promoting legislation to be endorsed or opposed by NIADA. The committee shall also evaluate trends and developments applicable to independent automobile dealers and recommend to the board legislative programs to best represent the interest of its members. The committee will meet at least twice a year or as needed via conference call and once a year in-person in Washington, D.C.
The committee must include at least 10 dealers who are primarily retail, at least 10 dealers who are primarily Buy-Here, Pay-Here, and at least five individuals who represent wholesale, industry partners or state associations. The committee can have no more than 30 members and no more than three members from one state.
CPO Committee shall serve from July 1, 2023, until May 31, 2024, in an advisory role charged with monitoring the NIADA CPO Program and its providers, advising the NIADA Board of Directors on industry trends, products, and services related to the program. The committee shall also assess the need and qualifications of new providers and make recommendations the board.
The committee must include four licensed dealers from separate states enrolled in the CPO program. The committee will meet quarterly or as the needed.