Governors declare June as Automotive Service Professionals Month

This proclamation aims to highlight the critical role played by these professionals in maintaining and repairing today's highly complex vehicles.

In a bid to recognize the importance of skilled professionals in the automotive service industry, governors from various states across the country have officially declared June as Automotive Service Professionals Month. This proclamation aims to highlight the critical role played by these professionals in maintaining and repairing today’s highly complex vehicles.

The governors and their states are:

Gov. Jared Polis of Colorado
Gov. J.B. Pritzker of Illinois
Gov. Eric Holcomb of Indiana
Gov. Andy Beshear of Kentucky
Gov. Maura Healey of Massachusetts
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan
Gov. Doug Burgum of North Dakota
Gov. Kristi Noem of South Dakota
Gov. Glenn Youngkin of Virginia
Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia
Gov. Tony Evers of Wisconsin

“We express our gratitude to these governors for acknowledging the exceptional skill level and expertise of automotive service professionals in their respective states, who diligently work to keep each state‚Äôs motorists on the road,” said Tim Zilke, president and CEO of ASE. “June presents an opportune moment to appreciate their significant contributions and extend our heartfelt thanks for the invaluable service they provide to their customers day in and day out.”

Modern motor vehicles are equipped with advanced technology that requires specialized tools and expert knowledge for repairs. The prestigious ASE Blue Seal logo has been instrumental in helping vehicle owners identify professionals who possess the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their duties with excellence.

To achieve ASE certification, technicians must demonstrate qualified work experience and pass a challenging certification test for each specific area of expertise. Furthermore, ASE-certified professionals are required to stay updated with the constantly evolving vehicle systems and technologies. They must also undergo retesting every five years to ensure their certifications remain current.

For those interested in learning more about ASE certification or registering for the program, further information can be found at

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