Monthly Archives: May 2016

Join the 2024 ASCCA Board of Directors

Join the 2024 ASCCA Board of Directors

The ASCCA is pleased to call for nominations for seats open on the 2024 Board of Directors. Participation on the ASCCA Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for automotive repair professionals to help guide the state's largest organization of independent auto shop owners in shaping the future of the industry and building a stronger industry. Board participation is a chance to grow personally and professionally, and to develop skills, experience and connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals.  Applications are due on or before August 1.  Click here for the nomination application

Governor Brown Signs SB 269 (Roth)

Governor Brown has signed SB 269! Thank you to all of our members who asked for his signature! Read more here: Request to members on May 4th, 2016: SB 269 (Roth) amends the current law to prevent abuse of “disability” access regulations to reform ADA laws and afford businesses a chance to correct the problem before they can sue. It has been passed by the legislature and is on the Governor’s desk for his signature. Please call the Governor's office and ask him to sign the bill. You won’t speak with him directly, but you will speak with one of his staff members. Let them know you have associates/fellow ASCCA members that are being targeted in San Diego. His office phone is: (916) 445-2841 You can also email and/or write a letter to the governor here: https: ... read more

Press Release - May 18th, 2016 - ASCCA Hires New Creative Writer and Publications Manager

SACRAMENTO – The Automotive Service Councils of California today announced that Kate Hicks has joined their association’s growing communications team as the new creative writer and publications manager. She will be replacing Matthew Peralta, who was recently promoted to Deputy Executive Director. “I am thrilled to welcome Kate as the newest addition to the communications team,” says ASCCA Executive Director Gloria Peterson. “She brings to the association exceptional writing skills that will continue to enhance ASCCA’s message to colleagues in the automotive industry, the public, and policymakers.” Read more

ASCCA California Independent - Spring 2016 Issue Available Now!

ASCCA California Independent - Spring 2016 Issue Available Now!

The Spring 2016 issue of ASCCA's quarterly magazine, The California Independent is out for your viewing pleasure! Feel free to share the link below with your colleagues or anyone you think might be interested in ASCCA. Contents Include: President’s Message Legislative Report ASCCA’s Leg Day Recap Countertop Display Contest BAR BAG Report Anniversaries & New Members Click here to read the magazine online.Single page version (for printing)

Press Release - May 20, 2016

Automotive Services Council of California an Active Player in the Passage of ADA Regulatory Relief SACRAMENTO- The Automotive Services Council of California today thanked Governor Brown for signing into law commonsense ADA reform measures that will reduce the number of frivolous lawsuits that hurt California’s small businesses. “This is a smart, balanced approach between preserving the civil rights of those who are disabled to ensure access to all public accommodations, and limiting the number of frivolous lawsuits threatened or filed against businesses that do not improve accessibility,” said Tracy Renée, Chair of ASCCA’s Government Affairs Committee. “This legislation marks the most significant ADA reform measures in recent years, and ASCCA is proud to have joined other small business organizations throughout California to bring much-needed relief to our state’s small business owners ... read more

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