Geoff Pohanka elected to NADA Board for Metro Washington

Geoff Pohanka elected to NADA Board for Metro Washington

NADA has made it official: Geoff Pohanka, Pohanka Automotive, has been elected by dealers from NADAês Metropolitan Washington director district to represent them on the NADA Board, effective immediately. The term, 3 years, will run until March, 2018 when the NADA Convention is scheduled to commence. Mr. Pohanka replaces Tamara Darvish in this office who represented Metropolitan Washington for six years on the NADA Board. Mr. Pohanka actually preceded Ms. Darvish at NADA having served two (2) three year terms from 2002 through 2008.

–We appreciate having Geoff step back in as our director given his extensive dealer association experience at all levels,” said John OêDonnell, WANADA CEO. Pohanka has returned to serve on WANADAês Board and Executive Committee as chairman of the 2016 Washington Auto Show.

Mr. Pohankaês former service on WANADAês Board culminated in 1998-1999 when he was chairman. Additionally, he has been active in AIADA, being the recipient of their Sports Illustrated All-Star Dealer Award. He has also been a longstanding proponent of technician career development having served on the board of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and being a recipient of the Northwood University Dealer Education Award. For overall dealer success, Pohanka was honored as an Ally/Time Dealer of the Year in 2012.

–Geoff is a proven dealer leader and WANADA is delighted to have him leading the Washington Auto Show and headed back to the NADA Board to represent Washington area dealers,” said WANADA chairman Dick Patterson.

NADAês national dealer board of directors is comprised of 63 members from every U.S. state and a number of key metropolitan regions, including Metropolitan Washington.

WANADA congratulates Geoff Pohanka on his election to the NADA Board, looking forward, as in the past, to working closely together on the national dealer agenda.

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