Luxury Coach & Transportation

February 2014

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71 SPECIAL SECTION NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS National Limousine Association 49 S. Maple Ave., Marlton, NJ 08053 Phone: (856) 596-3344 • Fax: (856) 596-2145 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PHILIP S. JAGIELA ASSOCIATION PROGRAMS MANAGER DARCIE-JO BENARD MEMBER SERVICES COORDINATOR KIM BUBNIS BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS PRESIDENT GARY BUFFO ('11-'14) West Region Pure Luxury Transportation, CALIFORNIA FIRST VICE PRESIDENT RICHARD AZZOLINO ('09-'12) ('12-'15) West Region Gateway Limousines Worldwide, CALIFORNIA SECOND VICE PRESIDENT MICHAEL CAMPBELL ('12-'15) Northeast Region Grace Limousine, NEW HAMPSHIRE TREASURER GREG PRUITT ('11-'14) Central Region Kings Worldwide Transportation, OKLAHOMA SECRETARY ROBERT ALEXANDER ('09 -'12) ('12-'15) Southeast Region RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation, MARYLAND DIRECTORS LAURA CANADY ('12-'15) Southeast Region CLT Express, NORTH CAROLINA JOE CIRRUZZO ('08-'11) ('11-'14) Northeast Region A Elegant Int. Limo, NEW YORK DIANE FORGY ('10-'13) ('13-'16) Central Region Overland Limousine Service, MISSOURI JEFF GREENE ('12-'15) At Large Greene Worldwide Transportation, GEORGIA MARY HARRELL-PAUL ('12-'15) Central Region Crown Chauffeured Transportation, ILLINOIS KEVIN ILLINGWORTH ('13-'16) West Region Classique Limousine Worldwide, CALIFORNIA JOE IRONI ('10-'13) ('13-'16) Canada Global Alliance Worldwide Chauffeured Services, CANADA RICHARD KANE ('07-'10) ('10-'13) ('13-'16) At Large International Limousine Service, WASHINGTON DC MICHAEL OLDENBURG ('13-'16) International United Limousines AG, GERMANY DAWSON RUTTER ('07-'10) ('10-'13) ('13-'16) Northeast Region Commonwealth Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation, MASSACHUSETTS DAVE SHAW ('11-'14) Southeast Region Olympus Limousines, FLORIDA SCOTT SOLOMBRINO ('08-'11) ('11-'14) At Large Dav El Chauffeured Transportation Network, MASSACHUSETTS RON STEIN ('12-'15) At Large Exclusive Sedan Service, CALIFORNIA VENDOR DIRECTORS RAY BUSH Cadillac Professional Vehicles CRAIG HALL Ford Motor Company Limousine & Livery Vehicles We congratulate these successful candidates and everyone who participated in the elections for the National Limousine Association executive board. NLA board elections allow members to choose the most appropriate colleagues to represent the best interests of operators' businesses and the industry overall. We thank all candidates for participating in the direction of the industry by being involved with the NLA. We wish our winners much success in their new terms. NEWS VIEWS F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 4 Visit us online or for Breaking News, Safety Recommendations and more. Five National Limousine Association operator members have been elected to the 2014-2017 NLA board of directors, including: Five NLA Operator Members Elected to 2014-2017 NLA Board Northeast Region (1 seat): Douglas Schwartz Executive Limousine, Bellmore, N.Y. West Region (1 seat): Gary Buffo Pure Luxury Transportation, Petaluma, Calif. At Large (1 seat): Scott Solombrino Dav El Boston, Chelsea, Mass. Central Region (1 seat): Erich Reindl Avanti Transportation, Houston, Texas Southeast Region (1 seat): Dave Shaw Olympus Limo, New Port Richey, Fla. 2014 NLA Annual Meeting and Networking All NLA members are invited and encouraged, to attend the 2014 NLA Annual Meeting, which will be held on Sunday Feb. 16 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. This is the opportunity to hear NLA president Gary Buffo review the association's accomplishments of the past year and learn about the NLA's goals and plans for the coming year. In addition, each committee co-chair will make a presentation of their activities and seek candidates to serve on their respective committees. The off cers and members of the newly elected 2014 NLA Board of Directors also will be introduced to the audience. This is also your opportunity to meet NLA executive director Philip Jagiela and the highly competent NLA staff; Darcie Benard/ associations programs manager and Kim Bubnis/ member services coordinator. This information- packed meeting is a must attend! SAVE THIS DATE! 4th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser for NLA Charities Saturday Feb. 15, 2014 • 7 PM MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas The 4th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser for the Harold Berkman Memorial Fund is an exciting event open to every show attendee. The networking social features a wide selection of wines, light refreshments, and exceptional items available for bidding in a silent auction. This event is an ideal pre- Show kickoff where you can form new business relationships and make new friends — all with a socially responsible purpose. Through the Berkman Fund, the National Limousine Association annually donates to many worthwhile causes. Recent benef ciaries include: Alliance for Lupus Research, American Cancer Society, City of Hope, CureSearch for Children's Cancer, National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Philabundance. MARK YOUR CALENDAR! 2014 NLA Day on the Hill June 10, 2014 Washington, D.C. For further details contact: L I M O _ 0 2 1 4 n l a . i n d d 7 1 LIMO_0214nla.indd 71 1 / 2 1 / 1 4 1 0 : 5 3 A M 1/21/14 10:53 AM

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