Reflecting On NWACA’s 2023 Accomplishments

Dec 1, 2023 | Blog

Reflecting On NWACA’s 2023 Accomplishments 

As we approach the end of 2023, the Northwest Auto Care Alliance (NWACA) is thrilled to reflect on the incredible journey we’ve had this year. We’ve made significant strides, and achieved remarkable milestones, and we’re excited to share our accomplishments with you. Furthermore, we’re here to let you know how we can continue to support your auto repair shop in 2024 and beyond.

Fostering Quality Company Culture

In 2023, NWACA delved into the importance of a positive company culture in the automotive service industry. We emphasized the significance of values, beliefs, and behaviors that unite our members, resulting in benefits like enhanced professionalism, customer trust, employee satisfaction, and strong unity within the industry.

Continuous Education for Your Team

In 2023, we addressed the need for continuous training and coaching in the automotive service industry. We highlighted the importance of keeping your team updated with the latest technologies, repair methods, and tools. Continuous education not only ensures technical excellence but also improves customer service and problem-solving skills.

How NWACA Can Help You in 2024

As we look ahead to 2024, NWACA remains committed to supporting your auto repair shop’s growth and success. Here’s how we can help you in the coming year:

1. Networking and Collaboration

NWACA provides a robust platform for auto repair shop owners in the Pacific Northwestern states to connect with industry peers. Networking opportunities, industry events, seminars, and exhibitions are just a few ways we facilitate connections. Building relationships with like-minded professionals can lead to shared knowledge and best practices, creating a thriving and supportive community.

2. Training and Education

Education is at the core of NWACA’s mission. We offer programs such as ATE West, ATE East, Automotive Management Institute (AMI), and Independent Technicians Automotive Committee (iTAC) to equip owners, managers, and technicians with the knowledge and skills they need to excel. In 2024, we will continue to provide valuable training and education opportunities to keep your team at the forefront of the industry.

3. Legislative Representation

Staying informed about legislative and regulatory matters is crucial for a culture of compliance and ethical behavior. NWACA represents the industry in these areas and ensures that our members are well-informed about the legal and regulatory landscape.

4. Certification and Training

NWACA strongly encourages its members to have their technicians certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and trained by the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR). Certification ensures that technicians are up-to-date with industry standards and safety practices, promoting excellence in your shop.

5. Support and Guidance

Our dedicated Executive Director, Brenda Wolslegel, and the entire NWACA team are here to provide support and guidance. Whether you have questions, need assistance, or are looking for resources, we are just a phone call or email away.


NWACA’s accomplishments in 2023 reflect our unwavering commitment to the success of auto repair shop owners in the Pacific Northwestern states. As we move into 2024, our focus remains on fostering a positive company culture, providing continuous education, and offering valuable resources and support to help your business thrive.


If you’re not already a member of the Northwest Auto Care Alliance, we invite you to join us and embrace the opportunities we offer. Together, we can unlock the full potential of your automotive business and make 2024 a year of even greater accomplishments.


For more information about becoming a Northwest Auto Care Alliance member, visit our website or contact our Executive Director, Brenda Wolslegel. We look forward to welcoming you into our community and helping you achieve your goals in the coming year.