MARLTON, N.J. — The National Limousine Association has appointed its board members to lead and serve on various committees that will guide the trade organization’s key functions for the 2009 term. The committee appointments follow NLA elections of board members in December and the board elections in January of lead officers for the 2009 term.
The NLA board elected officers during the International LCT Show last month, including its new president, Ron Sorci, CFO of Miami-based Aventura Worldwide and A-1 Luxury Coach Inc. Sorci will be interviewed on his 2009 plans and goals for the April issue of LCT Magazine.
Association Liaison Committee
Vice Chairs: Richard Kane, CEO of International Limousine Service, Washington, D.C., and Barbara Curtis, owner of Two Step Limousine Inc. of Littleton, Col.
Members: Bob Boroday, co-owner, Associated Limousine Services, Inc. of Miami; Craig McCutcheon, CEO of Rosedale Livery Ltd. of Toronto; Rich Azzolino, administrator of Gateway Worldwide Transportation of San Francisco.
Branding and Public Relations Committee
Vice Chairs: McCutcheon and Sue Jarvis, owner of Aristocat Limousine & Luxury Coach Service of Warren, Mich.
Vice Chairs: George Jacobs, CEO of Windy City Limousine of Chicago; Stuart Rothstein, CEO and president of Smart Cars of Chicago.
Members: Joe Cirruzzo Sr., owner of A Elegant Limousine Service/ELS Transportation of New York
Charity Fundraising Committee
Vice Chairs: Mark Munoz, COO of BostonCoach; Deena Papagni, owner of A Touch of Class Transportation Inc. of Fresno, Calif.
Vice Chairs: Dawson Rutter, Owner and CEO of Commonwealth Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation of Boston and New York; Munoz
Vice Chairs: Bob Beutel, CEO of All Star Transportation Inc. of Royal Oak, Mich.; Rothstein
Members: Steve Edelmann, director of sales, Royale Limousine Manufacturers of Haverhill, Mass.; Ray Gooley, vice president of HRH/Managing Agency Group of Hartford, Conn; Connie Rae Montoya, marketing program manager of Cadillac Professional Vehicles; Jeff Nichols, global fleet and limousine/livery manager of Ford Motor Co.
Vice Chairs: Dean De Beer, CEO of Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Service, London; McCutcheon
Vice Chairs: Scott Solombrino, CEO of Dav El Chauffeured Transportation Network of Boston; Kane
Members: Beutel; Rutter
Management Oversight Committee
Vice Chairs: Kane; Azzolino
Vice Chairs: Robert Alexander, CEO of RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation of Rockville, Md.; Papagni
Members: David Eckstein, president and founder partner of Valera Global of New York; Beutel; Cirruzzo; Nichols.
Vice Chairs: Azzolino; Cirruzzo
Political Action Committee
Vice Chairs: Alexander; Rutter
Vice Chairs: Curtis; Jarvis
Vice Chairs: Jacobs; Solombrino
Members: De Beer
Vice Chairs: Jacobs; Munoz
Members: De Beer; Solombrino
Vice Chairs: Eckstein; Jarvis
Vendor Liaison Committee
Vice Chairs: Boroday; Eckstein
Members: Munoz; Rothstein; Solombrino
Source: Martin Romjue, LCT Magazine