NADA Board of Directors

Richard M. “Mark” Phelps


Mark Phelps is dealer/general manager of Oracle Ford Inc. in Oracle, Ariz. He started in the automotive business in 1970 working part time after school at his father’s dealership, Phelps Ford, in Kearny, Ariz. Phelps represents Arizona's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term: February 2021-February 2024)

Industry Service

  • Chairman, Arizona Automobile Dealers Association, 2001-2002
  • Director, Arizona Automobile Dealers Association, 1992-present
  • Director, Phoenix Region Ford Dealer Adv. Assoc., 2018-2019
  • Treasurer/Director, Phoenix Region Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Adv. Assoc., 1990-2011
  • Member, Ford National Dealer Council, 1997-1998
  • Chairman & Vice Chairman, Ford National Select Dealer Council, 1996-1998

Community Service

  • Member, Saddle Brooke Rotary Club, 2010-present
  • Director, Oracle Historical Society, 2000-2010
  • Member, San Manuel Rotary Club, 1981-1996
  • Kearny Town Councilman, 1980-1984
  • Board member & Chairman, Mammoth/San Manuel Unified School District, 2002-2015


  • Master’s in Business Administration and Bachelor’s of Science in Agriculture degree, University of Arizona, Tucson. Ariz.


Oracle Ford Inc.
3950 W. State Hwy. 77
Oracle, AZ 85623


  • Ford


Legislative Affairs, Regulatory Affairs