The swearing in of new Officers and Directors is an important aspect of the Annual Meeting. It is our pleasure to recognize the following new Directors: Oliver Brodlieb Owner, East Hills Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram Suzanne Cochrane General Manager, Helms Bros Mercedes-Benz Brian Miller Dealer Principal, Manhattan Motorcars Wayne Rampone, Jr. Sales Manager, Ramp Ford in Port Jefferson Station
Melanie Spare-Oswalt President, Sayville Ford Robert Vail President, Vail Auto Group in Bedford Hills AndrewWeinstock Vice President, Biener Audi
Wayne Rampone, Jr.
Vice Chairman John La Sorsa LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick Vice Chairman Robert Penn Penn Toyota in Greenvale Vice Chairman Nick Toomey Rallye BMW Treasurer Lee Certilman Nardy Honda Secretary Jane Millman Riverhead Dodge Immediate Past President Neale Kuperman Rockland Toyota
As special mention, Misters Weinstock, Brodlieb and Rampone were not only inducted for their inaugural term; they also became second-and third-generation members. Misters Weinstock and Brodlieb are the respective grand- sons of former Board Chairs Martin Biener and Ted Brodlieb. Mr. Rampone is the nephew of former Board Member John Rampone.
Additionally, six officers of GNYADA were sworn in:
Charity Golf Event Raises $100K (continued from cover)
“We thank our sponsors, allied members and dealers for your generosity and help in keeping education as a core activity of the Association,” said GNYADA Board Chairman Robert Vail, at the event. The Association has raised hundreds of thousands of dol- lars in student grants over the years, in support of contin- ued education. This year, GNYADA distributed $25,000 among five highly deserving automotive technology stu- dents. Four of those candidates, including two US Army veterans, are currently enrolled at Lincoln Technical Institute — the fifth was a winner at the 2015 New York Automotive Technology Competition. Thirty-six prizes were also given out to the day’s raffle winners. Rob Dito of Richards Witt & Charles, LLP took home the grand prize, a Chronomat Breitling watch. The tournament winner, for the second straight year, was American Guardian Warranty Services, Inc .
GNYADA's 2015 automotive scholarship recipients, with Education Committee Chairman, Nick Toomey
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