Members of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) elected their 2017 board of directors at the organization’s annual meeting on Monday in Las Vegas.

Stet Schanze of Gray Manufacturing Company (St. Joseph, Mo.) was elected to a second term as chairman. Buck Gasner of DEKRA North America (Marietta, Ga.) was elected to a two-year term as Associate Class representative.

In addition to Schanze, ALI says returning members of the board for 2017 include Jeff Kritzer of BendPak (Santa Paula, Calif.), past chairman Jerome Lentz of Challenger Lifts (Louisville, Ky.), Stan Poweska of PKS Lifts (Ancaster, Ontario), Harold Yeo of TLS Lifts (Oakville, Ontario), Matt Webster of Vehicle Service Group (Madison, Ind.), and ALI President R.W. “Bob” O’Gorman.

The ALI Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from the North American-based vehicle lift manufacturers that are members of ALI, plus one elected Associate Class representative. ALI Associate Class membership is available to any North American service organization with at least one ALI Certified Lift Inspector on staff, the organization says.

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