The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) recognized David Rohlfing today with its annual Carl F. Tompkins Award for Excellence in Auto Glass Safety, while the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) honored Keith Beveridge with its annual Pioneer Award. Both awards were presented during the opening session at Auto Glass Week™, which opened this morning in San Antonio at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
Rohlfing, senior vice president of operations for Club Assist North America and president of CARS and Club Logistics Services, was honored for his long-time commitment to safety in the auto glass industry and his work with the AGSC. He sits on the AGSC board of directors and holds the position of vice president. He has worked to advance AGSC’s cause across the globe serving as the organization’s international outreach director.
“David has been an outstanding advocate for safety and has worked tirelessly on behalf of the AGSC,” said AGSC president Debra Levy. The award was presented to Rohlfing by Tompkins himself this morning at Auto Glass Week.
Beveridge has spent more than 30 years focused on advancing the auto glass industry in general and the windshield repair industry in particular. He currently serves on the NWRA’s board of directors and serves as treasurer. He also chairs its Repair of Laminated Auto Glass Standard (ROLAGS™) Committee and heads the recently formed Break Identification Standard Subcommittee.
Beveridge serves as senior vice president of Novus Inc. and Novus Franchising Inc., where he has spent the last 18 years. Beveridge also sits on the AGSC’s board of directors.
NWRA president Jeff Reddell presented the award to Beveridge. “We appreciate Keith’s devotion to the windshield repair industry and all of the work he has done on its behalf,” said Reddell.
Auto Glass Week continues through Friday. Stay tuned to www.glassBYTEs.com™ for continuing coverage from the event.