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Young Professionals in the Auto care sector Committee

The Young Professionals in the Auto care sector Committee is a standing committee of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) Board of Directors who works with AIA Canada management to guide the Young Professionals in the Auto care sector (YPA) community. The YPA Community aims to be the trusted voice and resource that leads innovation in Canada’s auto care sector for the next generation of auto care professionals by offering unparalleled mentoring, networking and thought leadership opportunities to young professionals working in this sector. 

The YPA Committee is comprised of representatives under 45 years of age working at AIA Canada member companies in good standing, who are also current members of the Young Professionals in the Auto care sector community 

The Young Professionals in the Auto care sector (YPA) Committee is the leading voice of the YPA Community. They work closely with AIA Canada management to ensure that young professionals’ interests are reflected in the Community’s initiatives by providing suggestions and feedback concerning topics, speakers, industry dynamics impacting young professionals, and more. They also assist in the recruitment of AIA Canada members to join the Community and the Committee. 

It is recommended that the YPA Committee meet a minimum of one time in-person per year.  

Members of the Young Professionals in the Auto care sector Committee

Kari Hann
Marketing and Digital Communications Manager, Specialty Sales & Marketing Inc.

Patrick Verriet
MANN + HUMMEL Filtration Technology

Andrew Harvey
Sales Representative, Recochem Inc.

Candice James
Senior National Data Acquisition Specialist + Strategic Partnerships, CARFAX Canada

Adam Malik
Managing Editor, Turnkey Media Solutions 

Hitesh Patel
National Sales Director/Head of Sales Canada, Transtar Industries (King-O-Matic)

Noah Smolders
National Account Manager, AutologiQ

Pragati Upadhyay
National Sales Manager, Wakefield Canada

Stephanie Cooney-Mann UAP Inc. (Head Office)

Jennifer Fox
Corporate Development & Marketing Manager, Auto Electric Service Ltd. 

Derek Suen
Director – Product Innovation, Alliance Automotive Group

Devin Termarsch
Strategic Account Manager, DRiV/Tenneco

Georgia Ludwig
National Account Manager, Wakefield Canada

Mark Potts
Senior Strategic Accounts Manager, DRiV/Tenneco

Shannon Tardiff CSN Collision Centres

Nathaniel Willsie
Western Heavy Duty Sales Manager, Grote Industries

Zakari Krieger
Vice President – Prime Car Care, Fix Network 

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  • Members select their departure city from the drop-down menu
    1. Choose Valet or Self-Park where applicable
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      2. Debit card
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