Luxury Coach & Transportation

December 2018

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46 SPECIAL SECTION NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS National Limousine Association 49 S. Maple Ave., Marlton, NJ 08053 Phone: (856) 596-3344 • Fax: (856) 596-2145 www.limo.org | www.nlardie.com | www.rideresponsibly.org EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SARAH GAZI, CAE Sarah.Gazi@limo.org ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MEGAN CAPIE Megan.Capie@limo.org MEMBER SERVICES COORDINATOR SARAH MERCER Sarah.Mercer@limo.org 2017-2018 BOARD OFFICERS PRESIDENT GARY BUFFO ('11-'14) ('14-'17) ('17-'20) West Region Pure Luxury Transportation, CALIFORNIA FIRST VICE PRESIDENT LAURA CANADY ('12-'15) ('15-'18) ('18-'21) Southeast Region CLT Express, NORTH CAROLINA SECOND VICE PRESIDENT JOE IRONI ('10-'13) ('13-'16) ('16-'19) Canada Global Alliance Worldwide Chauffeured Services, CANADA TREASURER ROBERT ALEXANDER ('09 -'12) ('12-'15) ('15-'18) ('18-'21) Southeast Region RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation, MARYLAND SECRETARY SCOTT SOLOMBRINO ('08-'11) ('11-'14) ('14-'17) ('17-'20) At Large Dav El/BostonCoach, MASSACHUSETTS 2017-2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS BRETT BARENHOLTZ ('18-'21) At-Large Boston Car Service/Above All Transportation, MASSACHUSETTS MICHAEL CAMPBELL ('12-'15) ('15-'18) ('18-'21) Northeast Region Grace Limousine, NEW HAMPSHIRE JAVAID CHAUDHRY ('16-'19) Northeast Region, NYG Limousine, LLC, NEW YORK DIANE FORGY ('10-'13) ('13-'16) ('16-'19) Central Region Overland Chauffeured Services, MISSOURI JEFF GREENE ('12-'15) ('15-'18) ('18-'21) At Large Greene Classic Limousines, GEORGIA KEVIN ILLINGWORTH ('13-'16) ('16-'19) West Region Classique Limousine Worldwide, CALIFORNIA JASON KAPLAN ('16-'19) At Large The Driver Provider, ARIZONA DONALD MAHNKE ('18-'21) West Region ABC Worldwide Transportation, CALIFORNIA MICHAEL OLDENBURG ('13-'16) ('16-'19) International United Limousines AG, GERMANY TRACY RAIMER ('18-'21) Central Region Windy City Limousine, ILLINOIS ERICH REINDL ('14-'17) ('17-'20) Central Region Avanti Transportation, TEXAS DOUGLAS SCHWARTZ ('14-'17) ('17-'20) Northeast Region Executive Limousine, NEW YORK RICK VERSACE ('17-'20) Southeast Region A1A Airport & Limousine Service, FLORIDA VENDOR DIRECTORS CRAIG HALL Ford Motor Company Limousine & Livery Vehicles MARK LEDDY General Motors - Cadillac Professional Vehicles Visit us online limo.org or nlaride.com for Breaking News, Safety Recommendations and more. D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 8 THE VOICE OF THE CHAUFFEURED TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY WORLDWIDE NEWS&VIEWS Celebrity Jon Taffer To Keynote 2019 International LCT Show :ŽŶdĂīĞƌ will be the keynote speaker at ƚŚĞ/ŶƚĞƌŶĂƟŽŶĂů>d Show on March 25, 2019 at Mandalay ĂLJZĞƐŽƌƚΘĂƐŝŶŽ >ĂƐsĞŐĂƐƚŚĞE> has announced. dĂīĞƌŝƐĂŶ ŝŶƚĞƌŶĂƟŽŶĂů ĐĞůĞďƌŝƚLJĂŶĚEĞǁ zŽƌŬdŝŵĞƐďĞƐƚ ƐĞůůŝŶŐĂƵƚŚŽƌĂƐǁĞůů ĂƐĂŚŝŐŚůLJƐŽƵŐŚƚ ĂŌĞƌŚŽƐƉŝƚĂůŝƚLJĂŶĚ business consultant. He is also well known as creator, host, and ĞdžĞĐƵƟǀĞƉƌŽĚƵĐĞƌ ŽĨĂƌZĞƐĐƵĞŽŶƚŚĞWĂƌĂŵŽƵŶƚEĞƚǁŽƌŬdŚĞ ƐŚŽǁŝŶŝƚƐƐŝdžƚŚƐĞĂƐŽŶǁŝƚŚŵŽƌĞƚŚĂŶϬŵŝůůŝŽŶ ǀŝĞǁĞƌƐƐƉŽƚůŝŐŚƚƐ:ŽŶĂƐŚĞƐĂǀĞƐĨĂŝůŝŶŐďĂƌƐ ĨƌŽŵůŽŽŵŝŶŐĐůŽƐƵƌĞƵƐŝŶŐŚŝƐĨŽƵƌĚĞĐĂĚĞƐŽĨ unprecedented industry experience. 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