17 January, 2024

ASE Education Foundation Names Joelle Pollak Chair

Exciting news from Promotive! Joelle Pollak, our co-founder, is now the chair for the ASE Education Foundation. Meet the 2024 board. Eric Kenar is the Vice Chair and Manager at General Motors. Dwayne Myers, CEO of Dynamic Automotive, takes on the role of Treasurer. Brian LaCroix, from Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical Education Center, serves as Secretary. Trey Michael, the past chair, continues to contribute.


Renominated members include Drew Jablonowski, Content and Curriculum Manager at Garage Gurus; Justin Morgan, Automotive Technology Chair at Sinclair Community College; and Jim Sennett, Manager of Automotive Repair Programs for AAA.


Welcoming new members for 2024: Brent Franks, President of North Texas Automobile Dealers; Dennis Harden, Chief of Career and Technical Education for the Iowa Department of Education; Joe Oleson, Director of Fleet Maintenance at FedEx Freight; Jason Ross, Curriculum Designer at Volkswagen Group of America; and Juwan Willis, Program Instructor at Oakland Schools NE Tech Campus.


Mike Coley, ASE Education Foundation President, expressed gratitude, saying, “These officers and board members generously volunteer their time and expertise to guide the ASE Education Foundation. As we embark on significant initiatives in the coming year, their experience and knowledge are invaluable. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all foundation board members for their unwavering interest and active participation.”


For more details on the appointment of Joelle Pollak and to learn more about the foundation, refer to the original press release by the ASE Education Foundation.


About Promotive

At Promotive, we firmly believe that people should love their jobs and businesses should trust their staff. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to connect talented automotive staff with shops to create mutually beneficial relationships. With over 40 years of automotive aftermarket and recruiting experience, we know the industry like you know your way under the hood. Whether you’re hiring, actively applying, or just looking, Promotive can help. Our full-service staffing agency acts as an extension of your shop’s team and as an advisor for prospective candidates. We provide the tools, resources, and guidance needed to take your career to the next level or build your ideal team.

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