Meeting Schedule:    3rd Thursday each month at 2pm

Strategic Goal:  Increased Credibility and Influence in Government and Regulatory Affairs

Purpose:  To protect and represent the views and needs of the automotive aftermarket profession and the association by directing the constant review of new and pending legislation and regulation; to provide information and expert opinion on industry related legislation and regulation; to work closely with a contracted association lobbyist.

  • Keep an eye on all the bills and keep the membership informed
  • Continue to build the relationship with the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR)
  • Help people having issues with the BAR
  • Participate in the BAR Advisory Group (BAG)
  • Identify possible partners in Sacramento:
    • BAR
    • California Air Resources Board (CARB)
    • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • OSHA – possibly have Dave Fisher join this Committee to help with OSHA
    • Small Business Coalition
    • California Small Business Association (CSBA)


Dave Kusa, Chair (Chapter 42)

Carolyn Coquillette (Chapter 21)

James Justus, Vice Chair (Chapter 24)

Glenn Davis (State Member)

George Hritz (State Member)

David Fischer (State Member)

Craig Johnson (Chapter 5)

Rocky Khamenian (Chapter 48)

Dennis Montalbano (Chapter 25)

Larry Moore (Chapter 42)

Rob Morrell (State Member)

Gene Morrill (Chapter 5)

Allen Pennebaker (Chapter 20)

Hester Taylor (Chapter 14)

Steve Vanlandingham (Chapter 24)

John Villa (State Member)

Rory Balmer, ASCCA President (Chapter 14)

John Eppstein, Immediate Past President (Chapter 24)

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