Fall 2010

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VOL. 24 NO. 3
FALL 2010
NACAT NEWS
North American Council of Automotive Teachers
Executive Manager
DAN PERRIN
NACAT
PO Box 80010
Charleston, SC 29416
Phone and FAX 843-556-7068
Email: [email protected]
Mobile 843-830-1413
Darrell Deeter Named 2010 NACAT MVP
President 2009-2011
JEFF CURTIS
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225-1599
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
360-752-8404
360-752-7202 FAX
Vice President
President Elect 2009-20011
PATRICK BROWN-HARRISON
SAIT Polytechnic
1301—16th Ave. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta Canada T2M OL4
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone:
403-210-5619 Office
Treasurer 2009-20011
CHARLES GINTHER
Midlands Technical College
PO Box 2408
Columbia, SC 29202
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone:
803-790-7572
Secretary 2008-2012
BEN HAGGEMAN
SAIT Polytechnic
1301 16th Avenue
Calgary, AB T2M OL4
E-mail:
[email protected]
phone:
403-284-8320Office
WWW.NACAT.org
Darrell Deeter (L) receives the MVP Award presented by Patrick Brown-Harrison (R)
The MVP winner is selected by NACAT’s President; it is awarded to a NACAT
member who has served the organization through meritorious and extraordinary service. The
unique hand carved plaque was created for NACAT by former president, Chane Bush’s
brother twenty five years ago. The winner has custody of the plaque for one year and returns it
to NACAT in time for the new recipient’s name to be added. The winner gets to keep an engraved plaque and clock.
Darrell served on the NACAT Board from 2000 to 2003. In 2003, he hosted the Conference held at his school in Seward, Alaska. He was elected to the NACAT Board for a second time in 2004 and served until 2007. In 2005 he was elected to the position of NACAT
Vice President he served a dual role in both positions through 2007.
After many years of commuting from Alaska to NACAT Conferences in the U.S. and
Canada, facing the elements and wild beasts on his motorcycle, he and his family moved to
sunny CA where he teaches at Saddleback College, in Mission Viejo, and rides year round.
In 2007 Darrell became President of NACAT and held that position through 2009, he
is very deserving of the honor of NACAT MVP 2010. Through the decade he has served
NACAT, he has remained a modest, hard working, and a humorous friend to all of us.
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NACAT NEWS
Chairperson of the Board 2010-2011
DON SYKORA: 2008-2011
Morton College
3801 Cicero South Central Ave.
Cicero, IL 60804-4398
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone
403-284-8209 Office
Board Members
MIR ALIKAN: 2010-2013
Tyler Junior College
1530 SSW Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701-2599
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
903-510-2172Office
PATRICK BROWN-HARRISON:
2008-2011
SAIT Polytechnic
1301—16th Ave. N.W.
Calgary, Alberta Canada T2M OL4
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone:
403-210-5619 Office
PETER KAUFMANN: 2009-2011
Mt. Wachusett Community College
444 Green Street
Garder, MA 01440
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
978-632-6600 ext.336 Office
978-632-6155 FAX
STANLEY MARTINEAU: 2010-2013
College of Eastern Utah
451 East 400 North
Price, UT 84501
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone;
435-613-5221 Office
SONNY REEVES: 2010-2013
Automotive Youth Education Systems
2650 Inwood Dr.
Macon, GA 31204
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
678-852-6351
CHUCK TEDDER: 2008-2011
Applied technology Campus
874 Vocational Lane
Camden, SC 2902
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
803-425-8982 Office
ROB THOMPSON: 2009-2012
South Western Career Academy
4750 Big Run S. Rd
Grove City , OH 43123
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone:
614-801-3400
From the President’s Desk
As always, life is interesting.
First off I would like to thank
Dan Perrin for guiding me in the
timeline of decisions and for
keeping us under budget. Dan
works tirelessly, and because
of AYES joining our conference, above and beyond the
call of duty and pay rate.
Jim Voth will not be running for
another board term. We shall
miss his leadership as board
chair. It has been truly a pleasure to work with Jim. I will miss
the dedication he has given towards the promotion and perpetuation of the NACAT organization.
Matt Carpenter will not be seeking another term on the board.
Matt has brought a great perspective of communication and has
made several excellent suggestions to foster better communication within the cadre of the board and officers.
Jim Haun from the great Evergreen State will not be seeking another term; thank you Jim for your service to NACAT.
In the background, far from most of our eyes is James Curry; he
has made the website work and continues to provide support in
many, many other ways that are not immediately visible to us and
certainly not the general membership. With the task force set up
at the winter meeting, we have informally chatted back and forth
several times a month on different ideas to streamline and simplify
the user experience at nacat.org. I am grateful for the technical
support that we have with James’s support.
The Details
Of course, this list would be incomplete without acknowledgment
of our Secretary, Ben Haggeman; Treasurer, Chuck Ginther, and
NACAT News Editor, Fritz Peacock. Thank you gentlemen
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President’s Report
What NACAT related activities have you been working on?
I work continuously to maintaining contact with the board
chair, executive manager, treasurer, and members at large
by e-mail, iATN and other social media. I have been working with the webmaster on a redesign of the nacat.org website to better facilitate the impressions of first time visitors
while preserving features we all use.
What activities will you be working on in the foreseeable future?
My goals include encouraging better participation by members-at-large into the board. I believe having rich and robust
membership participation on the board will contribute much
to the organization as a whole.
What activities do we need to work on?
NACAT conferences are learning and social events. It
seems like the learning runs itself, but on the social level, we
might be more inclusive to newer participants.
The nacat.org website also needs a facelift to be welcoming
and easy to navigate. James, Rob, Matt, and I have provided suggestions, and we are moving forward.
What difficulties have you/will you encounter?
Time is difficult for me. Being a 1 instructor program, time is
precious. I am behind on my NATEF recertification and am
having trouble focusing on this initiative. A recent accident
has stressed this time factor for me as well. I have an upcoming operation and associated 16 weeks of recovery time.
I hope to be able to keep in communication as we work to
update the webpage.
Items of Concern
Workload of Executive Manager in a combined NACAT/
AYES Conference.
Streamlining and simplification of NACAT.org website.
Inclusion of new members into NACAT.
Fiscal implications in a down economy.
Marginalizing of automotive education.
Respectfully,
Jeff Curtis
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BOARD APPOINTMENTS
Exec. VP Conferences– 2011
JIM VOTH : 2007-2010
Red River College
M221-2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3H 0J9
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone:
204-632-2296 Office
Executive Vice President –
Marketing 2011
Jack Erjavec
Author & Consultant
Email:
[email protected]
phone:
614-714-3621 Office
Editor NACAT NEWS 2010-2011
Board Member 2009-2012
Frederick (FRITZ) Peacock
Purdue University
Herrick Laboratories
140 S. Intramural Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2031
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 765-494-2142 Office
765-494-0787 FAX
NACAT Historian 2009-2011
Lynda Perrin
P.O.Box 80010
Charleston, SC 29416
Phone: 843-556-7068
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NACAT NEWS
Executive Manager
What a Conference! Just when we
thought the attendance milestone of 283
delegates we set last year in Charlotte, NC, at
Central Piedmont Community College, was
the best we could do, this year's conference
at Seminole State College in Sanford, FL
blew that away. 350 or more automotive
teachers from all across North America, and
one from Guam, were able to enjoy what was
a most exceptional week of training, product and services awareness, social gatherings, recognition of some of the best automotive teachers anywhere, and most importantly, fellowship with other teachers. Our host
team at Seminole State could not have been more supportive of NACAT'S
overall mission of providing support for automotive teachers to be better
prepared to educate the future technicians. The attendance record can
largely be attributed to our cooperative effort with AYES. By co-locating
their conference with ours, it enabled their teachers to attend most of our
training sessions, trade show, and social events. Most of their instructors
had never participated in a NACAT conference. Over the years, the two
organizations had ended up with our conferences on the same week. There
were many benefits to blending the two events into one, aside from ending
the date conflict. Companies and individuals who provided training for
both groups only had to travel to one event. Exhibitors only had to travel
to one event. Acquaintances and friendships that grow from each year's
conference were expanded. And for NACAT, we made some new friends
and will likely see some of them as members. Please remember that this
organization and our annual conference would not be possible without the
support of our presenters, trade show exhibitors, sponsors and most of all,
the host schools and their automotive programs. I know that I can speak
on behalf of our members in saying THANK YOU to them all!
It's that time of year again! NACAT memberships run from September 1
through August 31. If you do not take advantage of the multiyear membership option and have not renewed recently, your membership may have
lapsed. Please check your membership status by logging in to
www.nacat.org. Your membership status appears at the top left of the
home page. We also attempt to include the year your membership lapses
on the mailing label of each copy of NACAT NEWS. You should also
have received an email and post card reminder if that contact information
is correct in our database. Please make a note to renew before August 31
to keep your NACAT member benefits current.
Dan Perrin, Executive Manager
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NACAT NEWS
AYES/NACAT Conference Receives
High Rating from Attendees
The 2010 AYES Training Conference brought together AYES and NACAT (the North
American Council for Automotive Teachers) for the first time in a co-located conference format.
This pairing proved to be a winning combination as the overlapping format allowed attendees to
enjoy both AYES-specific content and some of the best hands-on technical training available.
AYES training seminar topics included: Dealership Engagement, Putting the “Fun” in your AYES
program, and the Benefits of Being an AYES school. Chuck Roberts, AYES President and CEO,
presented a keynote address on the state of AYES with an overriding theme that, despite known
challenges, AYES is moving forward.
AYES owes a big thanks and our gratitude to the AYES Instructor Roundtable for their
leadership in organizing and delivering the AYES sessions. The staff at NACAT and Seminole
State College were invaluable in making the registration process virtually seamless and providing
what by all accounts were some of the most valuable technical training experiences of the summer conferences.
One of the highlights of the AYES conference was a panel composed of representatives
from the AYES OEM partners. The panel members included: Monty Roberts, BMW, Chris Wallace, General Motors, Chuck Halsig, Chrysler, Jim Sinclair, Subaru, and Rick Lester, Toyota. Instructors were able to submit questions to the OEMs on a variety of pre-defined topics. The
questions were varied and ranged from vehicle donations to OEM participation with AYES.
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NACAT NEWS
MACS Worldwide to Award Automotive Instructors
NACAT EDUCATION FOUNDATION
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Mitchell1 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student Scholarship (Deadline: May 15): This annual scholarship is
will be judged by the training committee of the MACS board of directors. Scholarships will be awarded by Friday, November
12,offered
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Additional information and application forms are available at http://scholarships.nacatfoundation.org
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NACAT NEWS
Travel to Canada!
Submitted by Jack Erjavec
This article is intended for our U.S. members. I am excluding our Canadian friends for only
one reason – they already have travel between our two countries figured out. But if you are from
up north and want to understand the U.S. requirements, go ahead and look this over. You may
need to share this with others. I am making no attempt to tell all you need to know about obtaining
a passport; rather my intention is share the basics. This you need to know when you are planning
to attend next year’s conference in Winnipeg.
Travel between the two countries now requires a passport. In the past, a valid driver’s license would suffice, but this is no longer the case. The government has two options available for
travel in and out of Canada. One is the standard passport book, and the other is a new item called
a passport card. The one you need will depend on how you travel, as the passport book is required if you travel by air. Personally, I have both.
Although the passport card cannot be used for air travel, it does have some advantages.
It is the size of a standard driver’s license and requires no stamping or validation at the points of
entry. It is also less expensive and can be had in fewer days than a standard passport. So if you
are using land transportation, the card may be your best choice. Here’s a quick look at the card:
The U.S. Passport Card for adults (16
years and older), as of July 2010, cost $55.00
for those who presently do not have a passport and $30 for those who have been issued
a passport previously. For minors (under 16)
the cost is $40.
The card can be used to enter the
United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry. The passport card
contains a vicinity-read radio frequency identification (RFID) chip. This chip is designed to
increase speed and security at U.S. land and
sea border crossings. This chip points to a stored record in secure government databases. With
RFID, Customs and Border Protection inspectors are able to access photographs and other biographical information stored in secure government databases as the traveler approaches an inspection station. The government wants you to know there is no personal information written to the
chip.
If you are traveling by air, you must have a regular passport book. The cost for an adult
passport book is $135 and $105 for minors who not have a current passport. A renewal passport
currently costs $110.
Adult passports and passport cards are valid for 10 years and 5 years for minors. For more
details go http://www.travel.state.gov/passport (a link for this site is posted on our website). You
can also find more details and applications at most U.S. post offices. It is important to remember
you must have proof of U.S. citizenship to apply.
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NACAT NEWS
Once again, and for the 32nd time, I must say our conference was great,
MARKETING NEWS and I need to express my thanks to Jim, Mark, Ronda, and the other folks
at Seminole State College. I know, from experience, that much work went
into making the conference a success. It was absolutely wonderfully to see
the host’s spouses, families, friends, and advisory committee members pitching in. And I really want to thank them – if they see
this!
jack erjavec
Like all of our conferences, this one was packed full of things that make us better instructors,
and things that allowed us to get the southern flavor of central Florida.
For me, I always place on the top of my favorites from our conferences, the friends I can
spend time with. Most were there, although I did miss a few (Damon where were you?). Our
#6 was there! To NASCAR fans, that is not Mark Martin or David Ragan. It is one of our
charter members (the 6th one!), Pete Hamlin (no relationship to the #11 car). However, I did
miss time with many who were not able to attend, including our president Jeff who was dealing with health issues and needed to cancel the trip at the last minute.
Since the conference, I have been reminded of the many reasons why we do what we do. Recently in Columbus Ohio, a participant in the Pelotonia fund-raising bike tour was killed when a driver in an old pick-up could not stop. The reason he couldn’t stop
is something we try to avoid – he did his own brake job and did it wrong, so he had no brakes. As a result, a young healthy
woman died. The bad brake job could have been done and is probably done by many others. Teaching others how to perform services the right way is something we do. Teaching those right ways, can and does save lives. Teaching the right stuff, also secures
our and our children’s future! So I must say, thank you and keep up the good work.
I would also like to thank the outgoing board members for their service and to the new board members. We have a great group of
able and dedicated instructors as officers and board members. I also would like to thank those who ran for an office but were not
elected and encourage them to run again. NACAT is very fortunate to have so many willing to help and serve.
Soon it will be Thanksgiving Day, and I, as well as all NACAT members, have many things to be thankful for.
Don’t forget to check out our website, it evolves daily. And never forget to support our industry friends, most of whom are listed
elsewhere in this newsletter. Also, don’t forget to pass on any comments and suggestions to me.
Changes are coming to the NACAT.ORG Homepage
You will notice changes to the NACAT.ORG home page in the coming month which will hopefully help you to better connect
with the organization and your peers. After careful deliberation we have decided to make the following changes:
1.
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3.
4.
5.
6.
For ease of navigation, the top drop down menu will have a multi-column drop. This will allow all submenu entries
per menu item to be viewed at once rather than only when hovered over.
The Quick Links at the bottom of the page will be eliminated to help decrease the amount of vertical scrolling required
to reach the bottom of the home page.
The four information modules (Forum Posts, Featured Content, Latest News, and Most Popular) will be condensed into
a single tabbed module. While all the information will still be available, it will only take ¼ of the screen real estate
currently utilized.
Image links to follow NACAT on FaceBook, Twitter, and YouTube will be provided.
Special Modules will be created to display information for Chapters, the Conference, and the NACAT Education Foundation.
The top menu which is seen only when logged into the site will be oriented more like a Google menu.
It is possible that more changes may occur than are mentioned in this article. If you have any suggestions on what you feel
would make navigating the NACAT.ORG homepage and web site simpler for your fellow members, please e-mail suggestions
to me at [email protected]
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NACAT NEWS
ELECTION RESULTS 2010
Peter Kaufmann, Election Chair
The summer conference was a great success and along with that we had elections
for several positions. I want to thank all the candidates who ran for the various positions. They are willing to give their time and effort to make NACAT a great organization. Everyone should think about running for office if you have the time and ambition. Please step up to the plate and support our great organization.
Ben Haggeman – Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Alberta. I have been the NACAT Secretary for the past 2 years and have
found it a rewarding experience. I have been involved in various Alberta
committees for the past 20 years. I have held the position of Presiding Officer for both the local and Provincial Apprenticeship committees for Alberta. I have been attending NACAT conferences since 2005 at Spokane.
NACAT Secretary
Ben Haggeman 2008-2012
Mir Alikhan – Tyler Junior College Tyler, Texas ; Master ASE, A.A.S. Automotive Service Technology, B.S. Applied
Technical Training and Performance Improvement
I have been a member of NACAT
since 2007. That conference made me
realize what I had been missing all these
years. I would like to be part of the future
of automotive education and help out
NACAT in any way possible. I want to
step up and help the good cause.
Board Member
Mir Alikhan 2010-2013
Sonny Reeves– Retired Teacher - Macon,
Board Member 2010-2013
Stanley Martineau
Stan Martineau - College
of Eastern Utah-Price, Utah.
My first NACAT Conference was in Spokane, it was
an awesome experience. I
was elected to the board and
served 2006 through 2009.
My thoughts seem to be like
the movie Groundhog Day;
they keep coming back to the
question. Why do I find it so
important to serve NACAT?
Because it is worth it!
Georgia; member since 2005 CMAT,
NATEF ETL, AYES instructor and former President of Georgia chapter of
NACAT. After 15 successful years of
teaching, I would like to serve other
teachers, to continue to learn from my
peers, and help nurture new teachers in
the worlds finest profession.
Every NACAT member is encouraged to run for
office as the positions open each year. If you
have any concerns, please contact one of the
Officers or Board Members and let them know
what you are thinking. Visit the web site for periodic up dates on election information. The
nomination form is there. Congratulations again
to the winners.
Peter Kaufmann
Election Chair
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NACAT MEMBERSHIP AWARDS 2010
Five Year Members
Ten Year
Members
LtoR Jim Haun, Michael Adams, Troy Spratling
LtoR Jim Voth, Dale Fasenmyer, Ken Hoefert, Russ Ferguson, Phillip Jelinek, Bruce Pentney
Fifteen Year Awards
LtoR
Steve Hatch, Steve Tucker ,
Ron Shane
Twenty Year Award
(below) Jeff Parkes
Twenty Five Year Awards
Thirty Years
Jim Cox and Pete Kaufmann
Robert Wenzlaff
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NACAT NEWS
TITLE SPONSOR
Of
NACAT 2010
We would like to take the opportunity to thank our sponsors
and trade show exhibitors for their participation in this year’s
NACAT conference at Seminole Community College. In this
time of economic concern, we appreciate their willingness to
support NACAT and their support of us the members.
GOLD SPONSORS NACAT 2010
Without their participation, the conference would not have
been a success.
Sponsors, exhibitors,
and presenters are
the backbone of
NACAT conferences.
It is imperative that those teaching or are otherwise engaged in the automotive industry be kept abreast of the newest innovations and offerings
available in automotive technology and aftermarket products. We look to our exhibitors to showcase
the newest products and technology in the market. Our sponsors help support the cost of the conference by keeping attendee registrations affordable; they also provide our refreshment breaks So
again, we whole-heartedly thank you for your partnership with NACAT 2010.
SILVER SPONSOR
BRONZE SPONSORS NACAT
Thank You Event Sponsors !
Jack Erjavec
Special thanks to Author, Gentleman, and Friend of NACAT
Jack Erjavec for his sponsorship of family activities
TRADE SHOW EXHIBITORS NACAT 2010
ABC Tool Dist. LLC
ACDC
Advantage Wheel Alignment
AESwave
ASE/NATEF
ATech Training
AutoEnginuity, L.L.C.
Automotive Video
Career&Technical Solutions
CDX Global
Central Florida Dealers
Association
Chicago Pneumatic
Consulab
Delmar Cengage Learning
Electude BV
Elenco Electronics,Inc
Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills
Gates Corporation
Goodheart-Willcox Publishing
G-TEC
Hunter Equipment
Innovative Training Solutions
Instructional Materials Lab
MATCO Tools
Megatech Corporation
Melior, Inc.
Mitchell 1
Mustang Dynamometer
NACAT
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NACAT Foundation
NATEF
National Alternatitive Fuels
Pearson Prentice Hall
Permatex
Pro-Cut International
Quizdom, Inc
Red River College
Snap-On Tools
SPX Service Solutions
Superflow Technologies
Todays Class
UEI Test Group
US Army National Guard
Veejer Enterprises
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NACAT NEWS
A Special Thanks to NACAT Presenters
Jack Erjavec
We need to keep in mind, thank, and support all of those who presented seminars at our conference. Without these
folks, we would NOT be able to offer cutting edge technology training to our members. The people listed below believe in NACAT and have sacrificed their time (and their company’s time) to offer up date training for you.
For various reasons, I did not conduct any seminars at the conference, as I have done in the past. I am not
sure any of you missed them, but I certainly did! I always enjoy sharing
thoughts and receiving thoughts from those who are brighter than I. However, I am very grateful to those who were able to offer a session or two;
some of which, I was able to attend.
At the bottom of this page is a list of those folks who took the time
and effort to grant YOU (those that attended the conference) insight into
what your students need now and into the future. I must apologize in advance for any of those individuals who contributed and are not in this list,
the omission was due to last minute compilations and not preference or
bias:
Bruce Amacker
Frank Amato
Albert Anderson
Jim Anderson
Bobby Bassett
Tom Birch
Jay Blake
Dave Boelio
Sean Chesney
Darrell Deeter
Dave Engroff
Robin D. Ferguson.
Vince Fischelli
Rick Frisby
Barry Graham Gersten
Steve Gibson
Tim Gilles
Bill Haas
Jim Halderman
DuWayne Jennings
Chris Johanson.
Donald Kessler
Jaime Lazarus
Pat Lundquist
David May
Jorge Menchu
Christian Meyer
Michael Moore
Jim Morton
Alan Nagel
Mark Olance
Mario Paschek
John Pica
Sonny J. Reeves
Jeffrey Rehkopf
Andy Rezin
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Tom Russell
Al Santini
Mark Schmidt
Mario Schwarz
Clarence Sistak
Steve Smith
Omar Trinidad
Tim Tipton
Craig Van Batenberg
Kirk VanGelder
John Vlaar
Judy Wax
NACAT NEWS
11th Annual Running of the NACAT
International Valve Cover Races
By James Curry
The 2010 edition of the NACAT International Valve
Cover Race was held July 20, 2010 in the 19,200 square
foot shop of the Central Florida Automotive Dealers Association Professional Automotive Training Center at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida. The event was filled
with numerous participants and many unique valve
cover race machines. The rules of the run were
laid out simply as each race would contain
three heats in alternating lanes with the
racer who won two out of three advancing to face further competition. Contestants were divided into three
groups: Youth, American,
and Canadian. With the
classes weighed, in it
was time to determine
which of the gravitypowered gradient
goliaths would gain glory
for its builder and/or school
by becoming the ultimate
racer for 2010.
In a show of great patriotism
and sportsmanship, Jim Voth, Russell
Ferguson, and Kevin Boden provided rousing renditions of
“The Star Spangled Banner” and “O Canada.” It was then official – the races were to commence.
The Youth class ran first. There was much excitement generated as
the children spoke into the announcer’s microphone to relay
details of their racer to
the crowd before setting their wheeled warriors on track in
hopes of victory.
The American class was next. Old friends and rivals battled
to see who could prevail,
but in the end there could only be one class winner. As is
often the case, the
American class winner was the “Pink Pig.”
The Canadians ran the penultimate set of heats, as many specialty race teams from Canada were battling to
see who could defend Canadian supremacy in the international clash of class champions won by Lee Swalm and his
racer “Idle Thinking” in 2009. The races were close, but “Green Mamba” from Red Deer College prevailed.
As with all great races, the night had to come to an end after an overall champion was decided. The battle was between “Green Mamba” and the “Pink Pig.” Would the Canadian racer be as dangerous to the Pink Pig’s success as its
namesake’s venom is to its prey? The answer was a resounding “Yes.” After requiring multiple runs due to numerous
photo finishes, “Green Mamba” was declared the 2010 NACAT International Valve Cover Race Champion. Canada
had once again prevailed and appropriately, at the end of the night’s BBQ, the final trophy presented to the winner was
a pig’s head in a serving dish.
If you think a night of valve cover racing sounds fun, please create a racer to run at NACAT 2011. Hosted by
Red River College in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, the trek to the heart of the North American continent is sure to provide great inspiration and education. If you do not know how to build a valve cover racer, a tutorial and the rules are
available on NACAT.ORG. If you want to see exactly how a race is run, all race heats from NACAT
2010 were videotaped and will be made available by class on NACAT’s YouTube account. We hope
to race you soon!
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NACAT EDUCATION FOUNDATION
FOUNDATION UPDATE
Dennis Grace
Members attending past NACAT conferences have seen that the organization provides the “tools”
necessary to make continuous improvements in automotive education. This task is supported by the
NACAT Foundation. The Foundation seeks the funding needed for scholarships to enable NACAT members to attend conferences through the silent auction and partnerships with our business friends desiring to
assist NACAT members in their effort to create quality technicians. In 2010, as is always the case, it was a
difficult task to select the most deserving scholarship recipients. Mitchell 1 awarded Crystal Rogers the
Outstanding Automotive Student Scholarship and Tom Varrone the Educator of the Year Scholarship. Delmar Cengage Learning and Jack Erjavec awarded Julia Johnson the New Automotive Instructor Scholarship.
Gates Corporation provided two NACAT instructor scholarships, one to Keith Greer and the other to
Charles Ginther.
The Foundation presented its New Automotive Teacher Scholarship to Lee Swalm, and the NACAT
Education SC Chapter Update award was received by Mike Rodgers. NACAT Foundation Trustees met during the 37th NACAT conference this past July at Seminole State College of Florida. In response to Dan
Perrin’s request to have more time as the NACAT Executive Director, James Curry was named Foundation
Director. Ron Brown has served as the Foundation Chair, contributing dedicated leadership that was truly
appreciated by the Foundation Trustees. Ron retired, but in his usual style of not leaving a task undone, he
recommended Jorge Menchu as a new trustee. Fortunately for the Foundation, Jorge accepted the position.
Bobby Bassett, Dennis Grace, Fritz Peacock and Don Sykora will continue as Foundation Trustees. There is
more work to be done, more money to be raised and more scholarships to be given. The NACAT Foundation
will strive to assist NACAT in providing you with the help needed to educate technicians desired by the
automotive and heavy equipment industries.
Jorge Menchu Appointed Education Foundation Trustee
Jorge Menchu of Fresno, CA, has been appointed to the Foundation Board of Trustees (20102011). Jorge is President of AES
(www.AESWave.com). He started his automotive career in the Temple High School auto shop program in
Temple, Texas. While working as a technician in
Fresno, CA, his interest turned to electronics. Jorge
developed a test lead kit to connect a laboratory oscilloscope to automobiles. With $500.00 and an idea,
Jorge quit his job at the auto shop and started AES to
sell his lead kits and scopes.
Soon, Jorge was speaking at all of the national
trade shows discussing lab scopes, waveforms, and
electronics. He has done multiple feature articles for
Motor, Import Service magazine and NACAT News.
Jorge has received 4 Motor Top 20 awards for products he designed and manufactures.
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Jorge and son picking flowers for mom.
NACAT EDUCATION FOUNDATION
NACAT NEW TEACHER AWARD
Lee Swalm began teaching at the SAIT
Polytechnic, Calgary, Alberta in August of 2007.
It had been twenty years since he graduated
SAIT’s Automotive Technology Program in 1987
and began his career as a journeyman technician.
Lee spent ten years on the alignment rack, and
nine years as a tune-up and drivability technician
at a Chevrolet dealership.
Returning to his alma mater, he began
teaching introductory courses, since 2008, he has
been lead instructor in the AST engine section.
Dean Brian Moukperian endorsed Lee’s application for this award. He said, “Lee is a dependable, hard-working, student-focused instructor.”
Students describe him as, “He is a very responsible instructor who is willing to help students, good
teacher helps with problem solving, and he is a
great teacher whose knowledge translates well
Lee Swalm (L) Presented check by Fritz Peacock (R)
into our classes, labs, and work.”
Lee’s journey began at Medicine Hat High School in 1975 where he began taking automotive shop
classes. At SAIT, he earned five academic scholarships to help him complete his two year AST program;
he graduated in the top five of his 87’class.
Quoting Lee: “I was so inspired by my instructors that my goal after graduation was to come back
and someday become an instructor, too. After nineteen years in the trade, the opportunity to teach at SAIT
came up, I jumped at the chance. I am in my third year of teaching, and I feel this is what I was meant to
do.”
2010 NACAT/SC Chapter Automotive Update Award
Mike Rogers (L) receives check from
NACAT Executive Manager Dan Perrin
Each year the South Carolina Chapter of
NACAT selects one of its members to receive this
$500 stipend to help defer the cost of attending the
NACAT summer conference. Funds for the award are
from SC Chapter treasury.
This year’s recipient is Mike Rogers, who teaches at Piedmont
Technical College, in Greenwood, SC.
As program supervisor, he and fellow instructor Grayson Davis
have developed an award winning program. Earning recognition as: 2009
T2/Chicago Pneumatic Southeast Region School of the Year, Top 4, 2009
T2/Chicago Pneumatic National School of the Year, 2008 AIPC, National
Runner-up in the Post Secondary Category, 2007 S.C. Automotive Award
of Excellence (AIPC), 2007 Cobra Project has won 9 awards a car shows
and festivals throughout the Southeast.
Mike’s innovative Automotive Summer Camp and Cobra student
projects have been the subject of a previous NACAT News articles.
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NACAT EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Gates Corporation Instructor Scholarships
The world’s most trusted name in belts, hose, and hydraulics The Gates Corporation is
proud to provide members of
FIRST PLACE WINNER KEITH GREER
NACAT the opportunity to apply for the “Gates Corporation Conference Attendance Scholarship Award.”
The intent of this award is to provide assistance with
travel and conference fees and to relieve some of the
financial burden associated with such conferences. It
also allows an educator who normally might not attend
an opportunity to increase their knowledge, proficiency, and professionalism by attending this important function.
There are two scholarship awards available that provide $1500 to the winner and $1000 to the first runnerup towards offsetting NACAT conference fees, travel,
and lodging expenses. The Gates Scholarship is open
to all NACAT General Members in both the U.S. and
Canada who are in good standing with NACAT.
Bobby Bassett, Gates Corporation (L) presents check to Keith Greer
Charles Ginther has been selected as first runner-up
Gates Conference Scholarship winner. He teaches at
Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC.
The winner of this year’s award was Keith Greer; he
teaches at Unicoi High School in Erwin, TN.
Along with his teaching duties, Keith serves as a Skills
USA advisor. He teaches transportation core courses:
brakes, electrical, engine performance, and steering.
FIRST RUNNER-UP CHARLES GINTHER
He has been a member of NACAT for 12 years; Chuck
worked in the industry from 1970 as technician, service
manager, credit manager, and store manager. He earned
an Associate Degree in Automotive Technology from
Midlands Technical College.
Chuck’s teaching career began as an adjunct faculty
member at MTC for 8 years before becoming a full time
faculty. He is an ASE Master and currently teaches engine repair and HVAC.
He is a founding member of NACAT/SC and served as
secretary/treasurer from inception till 2007.
“NACAT has provided a good source of training and
camaraderie to help me keep current in today’s technology and form relationships with other automotive instructors who have helped me to see a broader picture of
opportunities and techniques in automotive training to
enhance my skills as an educator.”
Chuck Ginther (L) accepts check from Bobby Bassett, Gates Corp.
“I thank Gates for selecting me for this award which provided the opportunity to attend the conference at Seminole State.”
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NACAT EDUCATION FOUNDATION
SILENT AUCTION 2010
The auction was a great success and
great fun; we made almost $1800 for the
Foundation. When we said that we never
know what our members will bring, we
got some real surprises this year, some
donations were a little strange. The Japanese warrior doll that looked a lot like
one of our members creeped out a lot of
folks.
I hope all of you who donated something to be auctioned have received our
thank you letters. It’s not too early to
start planning for the 2011 NACAT Auction in Winnipeg. Remember, you can fill-out the silent auction donation form online. I
know that all of us have treasures that are just collecting dust, and we need to pass them on
to others who will love and cherish them just as much. And we will be raising money for a
good cause – scholarships!
If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at [email protected] or phone me at 765-589-3078.
See you in July, Brenda Taulman-Peacock.
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NACAT NEWS
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NACAT EDUCATION FOUNDATION
2010 Jack Erjavec
New Automotive
Instructor Scholarship
Julia Johnson, from Skyline College in
San Bruno, California, was the 2010
recipient of the Jack Erjavec New Automotive Instructor Award, sponsored by
Delmar Cengage Learning, at our conference in Florida. On hand to present
the award was Katie Hall, Marketing
Manager for Delmar Cengage, and
Jack Erjavec.
The Jack Erjavec New Automotive Instructor Award is given to an instructor
who demonstrates excellence in the
classroom. Its purpose is to foster the
professional development of promising
new automotive technology instructors.
The scholarship allows the recipients to
use the funds as they desire and to allow them to attend the summer NACAT
conference.
Jack Erjavec presents Julia Johnson her $2500 check
Before becoming an Automotive Instructor, Julia worked in a variety of careers including international trade, civil rights advocacy,
non-profits, and personal training. Most importantly, she is the mother to two girls. Since
coming to Skyline as a student in 2005, Julia has already had an amazing impact on the automotive field. She applied for and won nine scholarships while in school and has continued her
extraordinary path as an instructor. Most recently, she was a recipient of the President’s Innovation Fund. In her spare time, Julia recently rebuilt her ’67 Plymouth Satellite and participates in local drag races. She also teaches automotive classes for women where the goal is
to make them feel comfortable as they learn about car repair.
This upcoming year, the Jack Erjavec Scholarship will be renamed the Jack Erjavec
Innovative Instructor Scholarship. Based on new criteria, this award will be given to the nominee who exhibits innovative use of technology in the classroom, and it is open to all instructors in automotive-related fields. The winner will receive $2500 scholarship to attend the summer NACAT meeting in Winnipeg, Canada and attend other professional development opportunities throughout the year. To learn more or apply, visit:
www.cengage.com/community/autoed.
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NACAT EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Tom Varrone Named
2010 Educator of the Year
Tom Varrone of Phoenix, Ariz., was named the
2010 Educator of the Year during the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT)
Conference held recently at Seminole State College
of Florida in Sanford, Fla.
Each year, Mitchell 1 recognizes one of the nation's top teachers for excellence in automotive repair instruction. Varrone was presented with a
check for $500 and a recognition certificate. He
also receives a one-year, complimentary subscription to Mitchell 1's popular OnDemand5.com for
the school where he teaches.
"Mitchell 1 is proud to join with NACAT for an-
Tom Varrone accepts his award at the NACAT 2010 Banquet
other year to honor those who have demonstrated a
commitment to educational excellence in the automotive repair industry," said Karen Wagner, senior marketing manager for Mitchell 1. "Tom Varrone has an outstanding reputation as an instructor, and we feel he
is an outstanding choice for this award. Everyone at Mitchell 1 would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to Tom on his achievement."
Varrone leads the BMW Service Technician Education Program (STEP) and the BMW FastTrack program
at the Universal Technical Institute, Phoenix campus. He attended the Denver Institute of Technology and
received a technician certificate in 1981. Prior to joining the faculty at the Universal Technical Institute, he
worked as a factory trainer for the Service Technology Group for General Motors Corp. Varrone holds several certifications, including BMW Level I, Master Automotive ASE, Advanced Level Engine Performance ASE, Master Machinist ASE and Alternate Fuels Specialist ASE.
"I am humbled to receive such a great honor for something that I am fortunate to do each day, which is
helping to develop young people into respected professionals," said Varrone. "What I bring to the classroom is my passion for helping my students succeed. But ultimately, it's not how much I know or the expertise I have. I judge my performance on how much the students learn and how well they use this knowledge to lead empowered lives."
Varrone continued, "As educators, we have to stay focused and dedicated to our profession. By continuous
education, you stay sharp and your students reap the benefits. I would like to thank Mitchell 1, NACAT,
and ASE for this award. Equally important, I would like to thank Universal Technical Institute and BMW
of North America. There are many people at these two companies who believe in me, and words cannot
express my appreciation for all they have done for me over the years."
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NACAT EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Crystal Rogers 2010 Automotive Technology
Outstanding Student
Crystal Rogers from Gray Court, S.C.
received the Automotive Technology Outstanding Student Scholarship at the 2010
North American Council of Automotive
Teachers (NACAT) Conference held recently
at the Seminole State College of Florida in
Sanford, Fla. Each year Mitchell 1 recognizes
one U.S. high school senior for outstanding
achievement in automotive technology scholastics. As featured in AfterMarketNews.com.
During the awards ceremony, Rogers was
presented with a check for $2,500 along with
a recognition certificate courtesy of Mitchell 1.
“Mitchell 1 is proud to have the opportunity to
recognize Crystal Rogers for her outstanding
achievement and strong dedication to pursuing educational excellence in the automotive
technology field,” said Karen Wagner, senior
marketing manager for Mitchell 1.
Rogers recently graduated from Laurens District 55 High School in Laurens, S.C. She will attend TriCounty Technical College in its bridge program and major in mechanical engineering. She plans to transfer to Clemson University in her sophomore year to continue her education. Upon receiving her bachelor’s
degree, Rogers would like to pursue a master’s degree in automotive engineering.
By the time she graduated high school, Rogers was a four-year automotive student in a three-year
course of study. Not only did she choose to stay an “extra” year, but she also received straight A’s in the
program. She was involved in the NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) competition this year, as well as participated in 10 career fairs at five local middle schools to talk to younger
students about her high school’s automotive technology program. In addition to her school classes,
Rogers worked 25-30 hours a week at her job.
“One of the reasons that I chose this career path is that I simply love being around cars,” said Rogers.
“Having the opportunity to take automotive classes in high school has helped me realize that cars are my
true passion, and to be able to work with cars and design my own is simply the best career possible in my
opinion.”
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NACAT NEWS
One of the Highlights of NACAT ‘09
At last year’s conference, attendees had the opportunity to experience something few car nuts get a
chance to do. Performance Instruction & Training (PIT) was one of the sponsors of the conference, and they
went well out of their way to take care of our members. We were treated to a tour of their facility and PIT also
had a very attractive and attention grabbing display (complete with a real race car) at the trade show.
PIT is the oldest and largest pit crew training school in the world.
The company is owned by former Mobil Oil and Penske Racing
Executive, Tom Deloach and FOX sports TV commentator and former NASCAR champion crew chief, Jeff Hammond. PIT is also a
partner with CPCC and provides pit crew training for CPCC’s motorsports program.
They have a ten million dollar training facility with a one hundred
seat theatre, dining room, observation deck, gym, multiple meeting
rooms, 15 bay garage, 12 NASCAR race cars and 2 NASCAR race
trucks, a quarter mile track, and six super speedway sized pit stalls
equipped with bullet cameras that allows each stop to be filmed.
Our members were able to tour their facility. During the tour,
NACAT members were shown a theatre presentation of what PIT does and were given gift bags. Plus PIT
had a full barbecue chicken and pork dinner with all the trimmings for our members.
While at the facility, members witnessed demonstrations of “hot”
pit stops conducted by PIT’s students. NACAT members watched these
stops from above or on the ground level. After the demonstrations,
members were able to look at the actual tools used by pit crews. In fact,
one member tried to use the floor jack to see if he could do it as quickly
as a trained pit crew member.
PIT’s hospitality was greatly appreciated by all. Their desire was
to make NACAT members aware of the educational opportunities PIT
can provide for their students. PIT has trained students from 48 states
and four foreign countries, and takes great pride in their graduates’ success - more than 50% of them get jobs in the racing industry! Many of
their graduates have won individual and team championships at various
levels of the sport, and 11 of their graduates are coaches at the Sprint
Cup Level. PIT also has developmental deals with Red Horse Racing
and Roush-Fenway Racing.
PIT believes, and has evidence for this belief, that their training in addition to the education received
at CPCC results in a more well-rounded and marketable student, and most importantly, that student is very
likely to be hired by the racing industry.
PIT also extends the concepts used to create efficient pit crew members to help the efficiency of businesses by offering customized efficiency and team-building sessions. PIT’s efficiency was very obvious to all
who were lucky enough to participate. Everything was done by the clock, and everything worked and worked
well.
To learn more about PIT, go www.VisitPIT.com or to their link on the resources page of our website.
Submitted by jack erjavec
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NACAT NEWS
iATN® Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary
Brea, CA — The International Automotive Technicians’ Network (iATN®) recently celebrated its 15th anniversary, evolving from a small, 50-member e-mailbased communication service into the world’s largest online community of automotive technicians, repair shop owners and other allied service professionals
with more than 72,000 active members representing 158 countries.
iATN started in 1995, when Internet usage was in its infancy with less
than 16 million users. At the time, only a handful of technicians could access
iATN from their repair shops on connections that took several minutes just to
download a few pages of text. Today, the Internet has more than 1.9 billion users
and most iATN members have high speed Internet access at both work and
home. Not only can iATN members share technical documents in real-time with
their peers, they are also able to quickly share images, video and other data
throughout the members-only area.
The industry has changed a lot over the last 15 years with vehicles becoming more complex to diagnose and repair, largely due to increasingly advanced powertrain and vehicle control systems. iATN features and resources
have been continuously improved over this time – both for free members and
paid sponsors – providing support for increasingly complex diagnostic strategies,
data analysis and repair procedures that today’s professionals face on a regular
basis.
“I can’t see how anyone who works outside of a dealership environment
can hope to stay current on technologies, and more importantly repair techniques, without being iATN sponsors,” said Allen Stephenson, technician/shop
foreman, Christian Brothers Automotive, Houston, Texas.
“It’s amazing to look back 15 years ago and to realize the incredible
growth iATN has experienced in both membership and capabilities,” said Brent
Black, iATN founder. “While the possibilities for the future are endless, one
thing is certain, iATN will always be evolving, and we look forward to what the
next 15 years will bring.”
For additional information about iATN or to join, visit www.iatn.net.
California Now Requires Tire
Pressure Checks
Beginning September 1, 2010, Californial automobile service providers will be
required to check tire pressures for every vehicle being maintained or repaired at
their facility. The regulation, issued by the California Air Resources Board, applies to auto maintenance and repair providers but not to auto parts distributers/
retailers, auto body/paint facilities, auto glass installers or wreckers/dismantlers.
The rule is intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with
under inflated tires. Service providers are required to check and inflate the tires
to the recommended tire-pressure rating. The provider must note on the invoice
that the tire inflation service was completed and then keep a copy of the service
invoice for at least three years.
The customer may decline the check if the customer affirms that a
check has already been done within the last 30 days, or they will have it checked
within the next seven days. The rule applies to all vehicles weighing less than
10,000 lbs.
While current Federal law requires auto manufactures to install tire
pressure monitoring systems in all new vehicles beginning September 1, 2007,
owners of older vehicles will lack this important tool to help them reduce their
climate change emissions. ARB staff is currently investigating various options to
ensure that tire pressures in older vehicles are also properly maintained.
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REGISTRATION FOR NACAT 2011
www.rrc.mb.ca/nacat
July 18 – 22, 2011
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A.) CONFERENCE FEES - (Payment of Conference Fees includes tickets to each social event)
Make all cheques or money orders payable to: Red River College
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More info Contact:
Tel: (204) 697-5940
Fax: (204)697-0451
E-mail: [email protected]
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EXECUTIVE MANAGER
Dan Perrin
NACAT
PO Box 80010
Charleston, SC 29416
www.NACAT.org
How You Can Join NACAT
In order to receive your membership promptly, please fill-in the appropriate spaces below and mail this
application form with your check or money order to NACAT's “International Headquarters.”
North American Council of Automotive Teachers
PO Box 80010
Charleston, SC 29416
Name_____________________________________ E-mail Address (School, Business, or Home) ___________________
Is this a NEW or RENEWAL Membership
____New
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If a renewal, in what year did you join NACAT: ____________ Send Membership info to: ___Home ___School/Business
Home Street Address ______________________________ City________________ State/Prov.________Zip ____________
School/Business Name____________________________________________________________________________________
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