Jeff Kritzer Named Automotive Lift Institute Chairman for Third Term
Doug Brown re-elected to ALI Board of Directors
Las Vegas (Nov. 2, 2021) – Longtime Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Board of Directors participant Jeff Kritzer of BendPak (Santa Paula, California) was elected to a third one-year term as chairman of the board at the organization’s annual meeting in Las Vegas on Nov. 1.
Doug Brown of Vehicle Service Group (Madison, Indiana) was elected to a new three-year term. He joins returning board members Buck Gasner of DEKRA North America (Marietta, Georgia), Brian Spikes of Challenger Lifts (Louisville, Kentucky), Allan Pavlick of Stertil-Koni (Stevensville, Maryland), Gary DiAngelo of Total Automotive Lifting Solutions (Oakville, Ontario), past chairman Stet Schanze of Gray Manufacturing Company (St. Joseph, Missouri), and ALI President R.W. “Bob” O’Gorman on the board for 2022.
The ALI Board of Directors includes representatives of vehicle lift manufacturer members, as well as a representative elected by the ALI Associate Class. ALI Associate Class membership is available to North American organizations performing vehicle lift inspections with at least one ALI Certified Lift Inspector on staff. ALI is dedicated to promoting the safe design, construction, installation, inspection and use of vehicle lifts in North America.
The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has served as the lift industry safety watchdog for more than 75 years. Its mission is to promote the safe design, construction, installation, service, inspection and use of automotive lifts. In 1947, ALI developed the first Commercial Standard covering vehicle lifts published by the National Bureau of Standards. Today, ALI sponsors several national lift safety standards and offers third-party certification programs for automotive lifts and automotive lift inspectors.
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