Doug Brown re-elected ALI chair

by | Nov 1, 2023 | 0 comments

Doug Brown of Vehicle Service Group (Madison, Indiana) was elected to a second one-year term as chairman of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Board of Directors, and Brian Spikes of Challenger Lifts (Louisville, Kentucky) was elected to another three-year term at the lift safety organization’s annual meeting in Las Vegas on Oct. 30

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.

 Joining Brown and Spikes on the 2024 board are past chairman Jeff Kritzer of BendPak Inc. (Agoura Hills, California), Associate Class representative Gary Wainwright of Weco Inc (Bradford, Arkansas), Allan Pavlick of Stertil-Koni (Stevensville, Maryland), Gary DiAngelo of Total Automotive Lifting Solutions (Oakville, Ontario), Stet Schanze of Gray Manufacturing Company (St. Joseph, Missouri), and ALI President R.W. “Bob” O’Gorman. Heather Almeida continues as secretary/treasurer.

About ALIALI 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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