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Press Release: ITRHFM Announces Board of Directors Election Results

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October 22, 2019 / CHATTANOOGA, TN – At its annual general membership meeting in Chattanooga, TN, held recently in conjunction with other museum weekend events, the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum announced the results of the election of its general board.  The new board will begin its term November 1, 2019, and is comprised of:


Bill Byers

Danny Horton

Jim Jennings

Bert King

Jon Kupchin

Mike Porter

Lee Roberts

Geoff Russell

John Weaver



The ITRHFM executive board remains unchanged until that election is held in 2020.  Those members are:


President: Bill Gratzianna

1st Vice President: Jeffrey Godwin

2nd Vice President: Kevin Fox

Treasurer: Tom Tedford

Secretary: Steve Welchel

Immediate Past President: Troy Barnett




The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum, located in Chattanooga, TN, houses an array of displays and exhibits showcasing the history of towing and recovery. The rotating collection includes early equipment by Manley, Holmes, Vulcan, and Weaver. The Hall of Fame honors individuals who have significantly advanced the industry. The Museum includes a theater, a library, and a gift shop selling souvenirs related to the towing industry. On the outside grounds is the Wall of the Fallen memorial, dedicated to towers who died in the line of service. The ITRHFM Survivor Fund assists the families of the men and women that have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of service by providing a uniform financial gift at the time of their loss. ITRHFM is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and accepts donations for its programs and operations from individuals, corporations and groups.  Learn more at www.towingmuseum.com.


Jeffrey Godwin

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