The Michigan Automotive Parts Association (MAPA) board of directors has created an Honorary Lifetime Director position to honor and give back to board members for their dedication and service to the association. Gary Deuling, president of Hart Automotive Supply (Hart, MI), will be the inaugural Honorary Lifetime Director. Deuling has served as a board member in some capacity for 21 out of the past 24 years.
He will serve as the board’s immediate past chairman through Dec. 31, 2018. Deuling will move over to Honorary Lifetime Director on Jan. 1, 2019.