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CHARLOTTE (July 15, 2022) – The National Auto Body Council announced that nominations are open for the NABC Board of Directions election. The National Auto Body Council® Board is comprised of collision repair industry companies and individuals representing the industry’s thought leaders. These volunteer board members donate their time and expertise to lead the NABC® and serve our industry membership. 

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The election of the NABC® Board of Directors is governed by the NABC® Bylaws below. Complete bylaws and policies are available for download here. The available NABC® Board of Director positions include seven board seats. NABC® Board of Directors nominations are due September 2, 2022, 60 days prior to the NABC® Annual Meeting and Board Elections on November 2, 2022, currently scheduled to be held at the 2022 SEMA Show in Las Vegas and virtually for those unable to attend.  Criteria for board nomination include:

  • The nominee must be an existing NABC® member in good standing as of September 2, 2022
  • The nominee must be nominated by three current NABC® members
  • The nomination must include a photo and bio of the nominated individual

The NABC® Board of Directors nomination form is available here:​

“We thank all of our current board members for their service and commitment to the NABC® mission of Changing and Saving Lives Every Day,” said Bill Garoutte, president and CEO of the National Auto Body Council. “We encourage those who are interested to submit their nomination and play a significant role in giving back to our industry as well as the local communities where we live and work.”


The National Auto Body Council® is the premier organization of collision industry partners dedicated to strategic networking opportunities that positively change lives in the communities we serve. The collaborative membership of the National Auto Body Council® has gifted nearly 3,000 vehicles, provided extrication opportunities for nearly 5,000 First Responders and is helping educate students and adult drivers in communities around the country through NABC Recycled Rides®, NABC First Responder Emergency Extrication (F.R.E.E.™) and the NABC® Drive Out Distraction program. That effort equates to a 4:1 ROI in dollar value delivered from NABC® membership dollars. The National Auto Body Council® is changing the paradigm of how the collision industry works and is viewed. For more information, visit