AskPatty’s Amy Mattinat New President Of Car Care Council Women's Board
Amy has been a long-time contributor to AskPatty, and is a member of the AskPatty Women’s Automotive Speaker’s Bureau. Amy is president of Auto Craftsmen, an independent auto repair sales and service center in Montpelier, Vermont. In addition to managing the business, Amy writes a monthly car care newsletter and a magazine column called “Under the Hood.” She also is the author of “How to Buy a Great Used Car” and teaches women car care clinics on a regular basis. She has been a part of the auto care industry for more than 18 years.
“I love being a part of the Car Care Council Women’s Board and I am honored to be the next president,” Amy said.
The Car Care Council Women’s Board is comprised of professional women and men from the automotive aftermarket who are dedicated to providing career leadership to women in the automotive aftermarket, providing car care information to female audiences and encouraging young people to investigate opportunities in the automotive aftermarket.
“I am looking forward to presiding at our meetings and helping our group of dedicated automotive women move forward with our mission of providing career leadership to women in the automotive aftermarket, providing car care information to female audiences and encouraging young people to investigate opportunities in the automotive aftermarket.”
Amy has been a Women's Board associate for seven years. In her new position, Amy will preside over all meetings and board leadership, and supervise the activities of the board for a three-year term. Amy is also a member of the Automotive Expert Advisory Panel and Rotary International, and an executive board member of the Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation. In 2012, Amy received the Women’s Board Shop Owner of the Year Award.
“I’m always looking for more ways to educate the public about car care. I enjoy going into the local automotive high school classes and encouraging young people to make a career in our industry, and I love mentoring young women entering the world of automotive,” Amy said. “It’s a vibrant industry that is always growing and changing. I am proud to be a part of it.”