AASP/NJ Releases Speakers for Annual Meeting

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10.2.17 – The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) is preparing for its 2017 Annual Meeting. Held this year on Tuesday, October 24 at Gran Centurions Banquet Hall in Clark, NJ, speakers include: Robert Palentchar of the Ombudsman’s Office, I-CAR’s Northeast Regional Manager Allan Smith and Robert Pingatore of American Compliance.

Following the election of new AASP/NJ officers and an industry awards ceremony, Palentchar will provide members with an overview of the work done at the Ombudsman’s office. During his presentation, he will also explain how AASP/NJ members can assist their customers when a dispute arises on an auto property damage claim, and conclude with a question and answer session.

I-CAR’s Allan Smith will return to the annual meeting, providing attendees with a brief presentation on where the industry is headed, and the ways training and certification can help industry members stay ahead of the curve and see a return on their educational investments.

Lastly, Robert Pingatore will provide an overview on the latest news regarding OSHA inspections, explaining how American Compliance can help members avoid fines and penalties during OSHA inspections.

“AASP/NJ is committed to bettering the collision and mechanical repair industry, and so we hope this slate of speakers will spark interest and prove to beneficial for all in attendance at the annual meeting,” says AASP/NJ President Jeff McDowell. “It is important for everyone in the industry to stay on top of the latest information, and joining the conversation at this year’s meeting is a great way to do that.”

The 2017 Annual Meeting starts at 7PM with a cash bar, followed by dinner at 7:30. Admission for AASP/NJ members is free, and admission for non-members is $75. All proceeds will be going to the AASP/NJ Legal Fund to help address the issues that are negatively affecting the collision repair industry.

To register for AASP/NJ’s Annual Meeting, contact Executive Director Charles Bryant at (732) 922-8909 or setlit4u@msn.com.

For more information on AASP/NJ, go to www.aaspnj.org.