The Automotive Recyclers Association is headquartered in Manassas, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The Association is staffed by a team of professional full-time and consultant staff members.
Sandy Blalock, Executive Director
Jessica Andrews, Senior Director of Association Operations
Kelly Badillo, Director of Member Services
Delanne Bernier, Vice President of Government Relations
John Caponiti, Accountant
Kimberly Glasscock, Meeting Planner
Maria Miller, Administrative Assistant
Caryn Suko Smith, Editor, Art Director and Sales, Automotive Recycling Magazine
Ginny Whelan, Consultant
ARA Educational Foundation and ARA University
The Automotive Recyclers Association is led by an Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
2018-2019 Executive Committee
M & M Auto Parts, Inc.
First Vice President
Counselman Automotive Recyling, LLC
Second Vice President/Treasurer
Robertson’s Auto Salvage, Inc.
Northlake Auto Recyclers
Immediate Past President
Standard Auto Wreckers
Scarborough, ON Canada
RD – Dalbert Livingstone (Island Auto Supply; Charlottetown, PEI)
RD – Casey Cornell (Cornell’s Used Auto Parts, LLC, Greenfield Center, NY)
RD – Shan Lathem (Cocoa Auto Salvage, Cocoa, FL)
RD – Eric Schultz (AAA Auto Salvage, Rosemount, MN)
RD – Jeff Helget (B&R Auto Wrecking, Corvallis, OR)
RD – Jason Cross (FAB Recycling, Gloucestershire, U.K.)
RD – Lawrie Beacham (Jeeepart Recyclers, Harvey Bay, QLD Australia)
PP – RD Hopper (Sonny’s Auto Salvage, Jacksonville, AR)
PP – Mike Swift (Swift’s Trails End Auto Recycling; Des Moines, IA)
PP – Ricky Young (Young’s Auto Center & Salvage/Car Crushers; Benson, NC)
PP – Ed MacDonald (Maritime Auto Salvage; Truro, NS)
PP – Chris Wright (Capital Auto Parts; Thomasville, GA)
PP – Doug Reinert (Chuck’s Auto Salvage; Douglassville, PA)
PP – Bill Tolpa (Tolpa’s Auto Parts; Remsen, NY)
The committees of the Automotive Recyclers Association are comprised of volunteer leaders who act to further the objectives outlined in the Association’s Strategic Plan and provide input and guidance to the Board of Directors and staff.