Board of Directors — Oregon
Term: January 2002 – February 2014
Ed Tonkin Video Profile
122 NE 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97230
Phone: (503) 408-4108
Fax: (503) 257-2415
Acura, Audi, Chevrolet, Dodge, Honda, Fisker, Mazda, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, Toyota, Ferrari, Maserati, Scion, Lotus
ATAE/NADA, Industry Relations, Guide
Industry Relations, Nominating (Chairman)
Edward C. “Ed” Tonkin, vice president of Ron Tonkin Dealerships, Portland, Ore., is the 2010 chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association and represents Oregon’s franchised new-car dealers on the association’s board of directors.
A new car-dealer since 1981, Tonkin became a member of the National Automobile Dealers Association in 1981. He is also co-chair for the Oregon Automobile Dealers Association’s Workers Compensation Committee.
Tonkin was a member of "NADA Project 2000" from 1996 through 1997, and past president, vice president and secretary for the Oregon Automobile Dealers Association from 1990 through 1993. He has held positions such as past president, vice president and secretary for the Metropolitan Portland Automobile Dealers Association from 1987 through 1990. Tonkin also served on the Oregon Attorney General’s Motor Vehicle Task Force.
Active in his community, Tonkin has served as volunteer for the Start Making a Reader Today Organization from 1998 through 1999, board member of the Temple Beth Israel Congregation from 1995 through 2000. He served as a board member of the Portland Metropolitan Sports Authority from 1995 through 2000. He currently serves as a board member for Metropolitan Family Service and has been active on their board since 1997.