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"Being a member of the AADS has given me the opportunity to rub shoulders with peers and representatives from all corners of our industry. The invaluable knowledge and friendships gained have helped our business grow."
John Jamieson, Diesel Care
Ken Ringrose - Vice President
Born: Harare Zimbabwe
Lives: Perth Western Australia
Have also lived: Hong Kong 1992 till 1999
Born: March 1962
Family: Married (1993), 3 Boys (10,16 & 19)
Previous Employment: Rhodesian Air force, Diesel electric Harare: apprenticeship, Brennans diesel services Harare, Pusey’s Fuel injection Perth (1988 – 1992), Discovery Bay Golf Club Hong Kong, United Fuel Injection 1999 to present.
History in the DFI/Turbo industry: Worked as department manager in United Fuel Injection till 2003 when I bought into the business.
Current position: Director: Light automotive department manager/ acting Managing Director till further notice.
Hobbies and interests:
- Triathlete and multisport competitor, I compete in marathon events including; white water
Brittany Perkins-Ehrich - Treasurer
Merv Bryant - Immediate Past President
Nichole Wilson - Committee
Nichole is the co-owner of Diesel Injection Technology Bundaberg with her husband Glenn. She was born in September 67 and has 4 daughters and 10 grandchildren. She worked in pharmacy for 25 years and her interests include camping, kayaking and sailing.
Nichole is currently AADS Vice President National Board and Secretary of the QLD Branch.
Craig Mills - Committee
Born: Nelson, New Zealand
Lives: Nelson, New Zealand
Have also lived: Solomon Islands (Mid 1980's)
Born: Sept 1974
Family: 3 Kids (2 son’s and a daughter, all at school)
Previous Employment: General Engineer (fabrication/turning), Fishing Company Provider, Forestry Harvesting, Marine General Maintenance Engineer (Shore Based)
History in the DFI/Turbo industry: 1996 with Turbochargers NZ Ltd. Attended Manufacture provided training from BorgWarner Turbo Systems (3K and Schwitzer), Honeywell Turbo Technologies (Garrett) and Cummins Turbo Technologies (Holset). Dynamic Balancing Technician
Current position: Managing Director of South Pacific Turbochargers NZ (2018) Ltd
Hobbies and interests:
- I have been competitive in Moto Trials in NZ and Australia for over 20 years (1997 NZ Champion). All off-road motorcycling
- Rally Car Navigator/Driver/Maintenance, Pit crew and support SuperStock and Super Saloon racing at speedway (Dirt track oval), Pit crew (and development) and assist with SuperTruck racing. Spectator of Rugby, League and Cricket.
Other: Past President of the Nelson Motor Cycle Club, Current Motor Cycling New Zealand (MNZ) National Grade (4) Clerk of Course & MNZ National Grade (4) Steward, Current MNZ Officials Commissioner
Lloyd Richardson - Committee
Gareth Rowell - Committee
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