Time magazine, in association with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and in cooperation with the National Automobile Dealers Association, has received 63 nominations from auto trade associations for the 30th annual Time Magazine Quality Dealer Awards.
The awards honor franchised new-car and truck dealers for exceptional performance in their dealerships combined with distinguished community service.
The awards will be presented at the opening business session of the NADA convention in San Francisco Feb. 6.
At the awards ceremony, finalists will be named from among the nominees, and the Time Magazine Quality Dealer for the Year will be announced from among the finalists.
The 1999 nominees are:
Nicholas Abraham of Nick Abraham Buick-Chrysler-Plymouth-Jeep in Elyria, Ohio.
William Adkins of Palanker Chevrolet in West Babylon, N.Y.
Steven Allwine of Mendenhall Auto Center in Juneau, Alaska.
David Anderson of Placer Motors Inc. in Helena, Mont.
Chuck Basil of Basil Ford Inc. in Buffalo, N.Y.
Robert Battjes of Battjes Pontiac Inc. in Elkhart, Ind.
George Benson Jr. of Benson Motor Cars Ltd. in Annapolis, Md.
Philip Bentley Jr. of Bentley Pontiac-GMC-Cadillac Inc. in Huntsville, Ala.
Steve Boone of Boone Ford in Olympia, Wash.
Frank Brady of Port City Chrysler-Plymouth-Dodge in Portsmouth, N.H.
Loris Brubeck of Jim Clark Motors Inc. in Lawrence, Kan.
Norwood Bryan of Bryan Pontiac-Cadillac Co. in Fayetteville, N.C.
David Conant of Norm Reeves Honda Superstore in Cerritos, Calif.
Nathan Conyers of Riverside Ford Inc. in Detroit.
Patrick Cortese of Cortese Dodge Inc. in Rochester, N.Y.
Ken Crowley of Crowley Chrysler-Plymouth-Jeep-Kia in Bristol, Conn.
Robert Davis of Davis Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep in Brigham City, Utah.
Thomas Dolan of Reno Toyota-Lexus in Reno, Nev.
Bryant Dutch of Dutch Chevrolet-Oldsmobile-Buick-Pontiac Inc. in Belfast, Maine.
H. Andrew Earehart of Mountaineer Auto Mall in Beckley, W.Va.
Ernest Eaton III of Sunshine Buick-Pontiac-GMC Truck Inc. in Albuquerque, N.M.
Ralph Ghioto III of Century Buick in Tampa, Fla.
John Good of Good Motor Co. Inc. in Rock Hill, S.C.
J. Alvin Gray of Gray Sales & Service Inc. in DeRidder, La.
Ray Green of Green Chevrolet-Chrysler-Plymouth Inc. in East Moline, Ill.
T.J. Hawes of Hawes Chrysler-Plymouth-Subaru Inc. in Gainesville, Fla.
Dub Herring of Dub Herring Ford Inc. in Picayune, Miss.
James Hodge of James Hodge Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Idabel, Okla.
William Holden Sr. of Holden Dodge Inc. in Dover, Del.
Richard Inukai of Dick's Country Dodge in Hillsboro, Ore.
Don Jacobs of Don Jacobs Buick-Subaru-Jeep in Waukesha, Wis.
James Jacobsen of Jacobsen Ford-Mercury Inc. in Sturgis, S.D.
Loren Lee of Lee Brothers Sales Inc. in Ada, Minn.
Joe Marina of Joe Marina Honda in Tulsa, Okla.
Gary Miller of Gary Miller Chrysler-Plymouth Inc. in Erie, Pa.
Sidney Moncrief of Sidney Moncrief Pontiac-Buick-GMC Inc. in Sherwood, Ark.
Tom Neighbors of Sheridan Motor Inc. in Sheridan, Wyo.
Gregory Nelson of Nelson Auto Group Inc. in Marysville, Ohio.
James O'Neal of Jim O'Neal Ford in Sellersburg, Ind.
Lawrence Pateros of Fair Oaks Dodge in Fairfax, Va.
Con Pete Paulos of Con Paulos Chevrolet-Pontiac-GMC in Jerome, Idaho.
Jim Peruto of Keenan Motors in Doylestown, Pa.
Carlos Planas of Tamiami Automotive Group in Miami.
Daniel Quirk of Quirk Ford Inc. in Quincy, Mass.
Danny Renshaw of Greenwood Ford-Lincoln-Mercury-BMW in Bowling Green, Ky.
Carl Richardson Sr. of Richardson-Wynette Motors Inc. in Malden, Mo.
Frank Rodriguez of McInerney Ford in Orlando, Fla.
Randy Ross of Town North Nissan Inc. in Austin, Texas.
Harold Rowe of Rowe Motor Co. Inc. in Nebraska City, Neb.
Carol Saccucci of Saccucci Lincoln-Mercury Inc. in Middletown, R.I.
Allen Samuels of Allen Samuels Chevrolet-Mercedes in Waco, Texas.
Roger Sather of Lexus Kearny Mesa in San Diego.
Kenneth Schnitzer Jr. of Park Place Motorcars in Dallas.
John Seretti of John Seretti Chevrolet Inc. in Coraopolis, Pa.
Roger Skinner of Skinner Sales Inc. in Herkimer, N.Y.
Ron Slank of Ron Carter Automotive Center in Alvin, Texas.
Edward Snyder of Checkered Flag Toyota in Virginia Beach, Va.
Ann Taylor of Taylor Auto Group Inc. in Augusta, Ga.
Anthony Tolerico of Medford Ford in Medford, N.J.
Lee Weinman of Bert Weinman Ford Inc. in Chicago.
Woodrow Woody of Woody Pontiac Sales Inc. in Hamtramck, Mich.
Jim Woulfe of Shamrock Ford Inc. in Dublin, Calif.
Charlie Zook of Charlie Zook Motors Inc. in Sioux City, Iowa.