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SEMA Show 2017 State Automotive Enthusiast Leadership Caucus Dinner


Current and former members of the State Automotive Enthusiast Leadership Caucus gathered again this past November to meet with SEMA Action Network staff and enjoy the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The Caucus, comprised of more than 750 legislators in all 50 states, is serving to further raise the automotive hobby’s profile in the state capitols. In attendance were (standing left to right) Senator Jim Patrick (ID); Representative Howard Mosby (GA); Representative Joe Pitre (NH); Delegate Terri Sypolt (WV); Senator Dave Sypolt (WV); Assemblyman James Frazier (CA); Representative Stan Blake (WY); Senator Josh Newman (CA); Senator Mo Denis (NV); Representative Roger Bruce (GA); Representative Patrick Brennan (VT); Representative Jason Ridley (GA); (seated left to right) Representative Chip Campbell (SD); Senator Mark Maynard (WV); Caucus Chairman Delegate Gary Howell (WV); Senator Tony Mendoza (CA); Former Senator Mark Manendo (NV); and Representative Linda Gallagher (KS).