MACS Board of Directors Election Results


January 5, 2018 (Lansdale, PA)- Votes have been tabulated for the election of board members for the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide. The following board members have been elected by the membership: Andy Fiffick of Rad Air Complete Car Care, Cleveland, OH and Caroline Marks Acebedo of Marks Air, Tampa, FL have been elected to represent the service and repair shop members for a two-year term. They join Tanya Johnson of Johnny’s Radiator Shop, Warren, AR and Jim Atkinson of Car Repair Company, Scottsdale, AZ who are currently serving.


The distributor members elected Randy Rankin of Ranshu, Reno, NV and Steve Sunday of Sunair, Ft. Worth, TX, they join currently serving members Mark Schmitz of Global Parts Distributors, Macon, GA and Agnes Perez of Auto Air Parts of Puerto Rico.


David Jack of DENSO Products and Services, Long Beach, CA, and Charlie Roberts of T/CCI Manufacturing, Decatur, IL were elected to a two-year term joining Gary Hansen of RED DOT, Seattle, WA and Al Leupold, of Bergstrom, Rockville, IL currently serving on the board.



The MACS Board of Directors has thirteen members: four members representing service and repair, four members representing distribution and four members representing manufacturing and the past chairman.

Jim Hittman of Badger Truck Refrigeration, Eau Claire, WI is currently serving as past chairman.


 Each year half of the board members are up for election for a two-year term.


The board meets three times a year, once at the annual training event when officers are elected by the board, once in the spring to review MACS budget and finances for the next fiscal year and once in the fall.


Since 1981, the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide has been the advocate for service and repair owners, distributors, manufacturers and educators making their living in the total vehicle climate and thermal management industry.

MACS Worldwide empowers members to grow their businesses and delivers tangible member benefits through industry advocacy with government regulators and by providing accurate, unbiased training information, training products, training curriculum and money-saving affinity member services. MACS has assisted more than 1-million technicians to comply with the 1990 Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment.


To learn more about MACS Worldwide visit our website at The MACS 2018 Training Event and Trade Show, A/Ccess will take place February 14-17 at the Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, FL. A current calendar of regional training can be found on the training page of MACS website.