The Next Step Program
The Next Step Program offers young industry professionals
the unique opportunity to develop lasting involvement in the auto care industry
and trade association by experiencing and participating in Auto Care
Association’s Spring Leadership Days.
Next Steppers experience first-hand volunteer meetings and networking events with
veteran industry leaders at the Auto Care Association’s Spring Leadership Days,
May 9-11, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. More
than 450 volunteer industry leaders will participate in 25 committee meetings during the course of
the three-day event. Next Steppers will experience up-close how the
association and various aspects of the industry work.
Each Next Stepper will
receive a scholarship of up to $1,100 to offset most expenses for travel and
accommodations to, from and during the event. Most meals are also included.
Leadership Days, YANG will be hosting the 2018 YANG Leadership Conference. Next Step scholarship recipients are encouraged to stay and attend this (2)
half-day education conference. Attendees will receive .7 CEU credits towards
their AAP/MAAP professional designations.
Dates: May 9-11, 2018
Location: Auto Care Association
Spring Leadership Days, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia
The application process for 2018 has ended.
- Ryan Bachman, Aftermarket
Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
- Brian Burkett, Auto-Wares Group of Companies
- Jessica Carrino, Sparks Tire & Auto
- Juan Coronado, Frontera Radiators & Parts Inc.
- Kasandra Dore, Global Parts Distributors
- Gideon Norris, NA Williams
- Samantha Palmer, Genuine Parts Company
- Daniel Romero, Continental
- Mark Stanley, AutoZone, Inc.
For more information, contact Courtney Hammer.