Michael Shuemake president of Central Valley Trailer Repair left receives the gavel of office from Mike Dye president of Southwest Trailers amp Equipment in Oklahoma City

Michael Shuemake, president of Central Valley Trailer Repair, left, receives the gavel of office from Mike Dye, president of Southwest Trailers & Equipment in Oklahoma City.

NTDA 2013 convention sets record

THE National Trailer Dealers Association held its best-attended convention the in its 23-year history October 9-11 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples.

A total of 410 individuals attended the event that featured educational sessions, 68 tabletop displays, 152 golfers and a special performance by comedy troupe The Capital Steps during the Oct. 11 Awards Dinner.

Michael Shuemake, president of Central Valley Trailer Repair in Fresno, CA was installed as 2013–2014 NTDA President at the annual awards dinner. Nick Lambevski, president of Transport Trailer Sales in Milton, Ontario, was installed as first vice president. Other officers for the coming year are Jeff Barber, vice president of Interstate Trailer & Equipment in Cincinnati, OH, second vice president; and Steve Robinson, Pressure Systems International,  in San Antonio TX, treasurer.

Also serving on the 2013-2014 Board are Dealers: Charlie Blyth, VP, Sales, Villa Ridge, MO; Dale Martens, VP Sales, American Trailer & Storage, Kansas City, MO; John “Tracey” Maynor, President of W & B Service Company (Duncanville, TX); John Princing, President & Owner of Scientific Brake & Equipment (Saginaw, MI); James Veres, Secretary/Treasurer of Southeast Trailer Mart, Inc. (Ellenwood, GA); and Paul Want, Sales Manager for Utility Trailer Sales Southeast Texas, Inc. (Houston, TX).

Also serving on the Board are Allied members: Chris Hammond, VP Dealer Sales for Great Dane Trailers (Savannah, GA) and John Carr, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for HAVCO Wood Products (Cape Girardeau, MO). ♦

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