Board of Directors — Western Pennsylvania
Term: February 2003 – February 2014
5110 Route 30
P.O. Box 1200
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: (724) 838-7444
Fax: (724) 830-8025
Honda, Acura, Ford, Lincoln, Mercedes Benz, Mazda, Cadillac, GMC, Kia
ATAE/NADA, Industry Relations
ATAE/NADA, Industry Relations, Nominating
Clarence B. "Bud" Smail, Jr., president of Smail Auto Group in Greensburg, Pa., represents Western Pennsylvania's franchised new-car dealers on the National Automobile Dealers Association's board of directors.
An automobile dealer and a member of NADA since 1956, Smail is president of the Pennsylvania Automotive Association and the Greater Pittsburgh Mercedes-Benz Advertising Association.
Previously, he was president of the Greensburg Auto Dealers Association from 1975 through 1981 and president of the Pennsylvania Auto Trade Association in 1997. Smail also served as president of the Pittsburgh Lincoln-Mercury Dealers Association from 1968 through 2000 and the Western Pennsylvania Mazda Dealers Association from 1990 through 1997.
Active in his community, Smail currently is on the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Advisory Board, the Westmoreland County Community College Foundation Board and the Westmoreland Regional Hospital Foundation Board. Previously, he served as president of the East Hempfield Lions Club in 1965. Smail was also on the Central Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce from 1980 through 1986 and 1994 through 2000.
Smail received the Westmoreland County Humanitarian Man of the Year Award in 1986 by the Westmoreland Community College. In 1993, he was a winner of the TIME Magazine Quality Dealer Award, sponsored annually by TIME, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and NADA to honor professional excellence and community leadership.
Smail currently resides in Greensburg, Pa., with his wife Ellen and three children. Two of them, Jeff and Mark, are general managers at Smail’s dealerships.
Smail attended the University of Maryland of College Park where he received a Bachelor of Science in 1959.