Automotive Recyclers Association Announces Nomination of David Gold as Next Secretary of ARA

CONTACT:  Michael E. Wilson                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(571) 208-0428                                                     Date:  June 25, 2014

David Gold Nominated as Secretary of the Automotive Recyclers Association

MANASSAS, VA – Professional Automotive Recycler David Gold, Standard Auto Wreckers, Toronto, Ontario, was nominated to be the next Secretary of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) at the ARA Board of Directors meeting in Washington, DC on June 18, 2014.  The Board will vote to confirm Gold's nomination during ARA's 71st Annual Convention & Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee later this year. 

"David Gold has been on the Nominating Committee's list of possible candidates to serve on the ARA Executive Committee for many years," said ARA Past President and Chair of the Nominating Committee, Chris Wright.  "We are very pleased that David has accepted the nomination and is ready for the role and responsibilities that come with serving on the Executive Committee."

Gold has years of industry experience and is a highly respected leader in the professional automotive recycling community in the United States and Canada. Standard Auto Wreckers has been an active member of ARA, the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association and the Automotive Recyclers of Canada for many years. 

"I have had the pleasure of working with Dave on many recycling  issues  over the years," said ARA President, Ed MacDonald.  "His talents, coupled with his profound knowledge of, and commitment to this industry  will be decided asset for our association and the membership of ARA."

Standard Auto Wreckers has been in business for over 35 years and has locations in Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario as well as in Niagara Falls, New York. Earlier this month Gold opened a new facility in Port Hope, Ontario.  Standard Auto Wreckers specializes in eco-friendly vehicle depollution, dismantling, and the sale of recycled automotive parts to allow drivers to keep their vehicles on the road longer, thereby helping them to save money and keep the planet green

Since 1943, the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) represents an industry dedicated to the efficient removal and reuse of “green” automotive parts, and the proper recycling of inoperable motor vehicles. ARA represents the interests of over 4,500 auto recycling facilities in the United States and fourteen other countries around the world. With programs such as the Certified Automotive Recycler Program (CAR), Green Recycled Parts, and other partnerships, ARA members continue to provide consumers with quality, low-cost alternatives for vehicle replacement parts, while preserving our environment for a “greener” tomorrow. 

To learn more about the Association, visit ARA’s Home Page at or call (571) 208-0428.


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