NADA Elects Alabama Auto Dealer Forrest McConnell as Vice Chairman for 2013

Published October 16, 2012

McLEAN, Va. (Oct. 16, 2012) - The National Automobile Dealers Association has elected Forrest McConnell, III, as vice chairman for 2013.

McConnell, owner of McConnell Honda and Acura in Montgomery, Ala., represents Alabama's new-car dealers on NADA's board.

"I'm honored to be selected to lead a group of entrepreneurs that drive the American economy," McConnell said. "It's a privilege to serve the nation's new-car dealers who are civic leaders and pillars of their communities across the country."

David W. Westcott, owner of David Westcott Buick GMC Suzuki in Burlington, N.C., was elected NADA chairman for 2013. He currently represents North Carolina's new-car dealers on NADA's board.

The election took place at a meeting of NADA's board of directors in Chicago.

McConnell and Westcott will take office at the 2013 NADA Convention and Expo in Orlando, Fla., which runs Feb. 8-11. For more information, visit

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