Back to the Bricks names first new chairman in 15 years

Steve Hobson at Back to the Bricks in 2012.

Steve Hobson at Back to the Bricks in 2012.

GENESEE COUNTY — At the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors, Nov. 6, the Board of Directors elected its first new Chairman since its inception.

Steve Hobson, who has been serving as Vice Chairman of the Board, was unanimously elected. All 21 members of the Board of Directors were in attendance.

Hobson said he was pleased to be now serving as Chairman of the Board and further indicated, “I have been involved with Back To The Bricks® as a volunteer for 14 years, been on the Board of Directors for three years, and served as Vice- Chairman for the past two years, prior to being elected as Chairman of the Board. I also serve on the Back to the Bricks® Automotive Heritage Fund Board. My goal as Incoming Board Chairman will be to preserve the legacy we have built and to continue and grow our positive presence in the community.”

Chairman Hobson assumed the Chairman’s position immediately.

Al Hatch, Founder and immediate Past Chairman said, “It has truly been an honor to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors from the Beginning formation of Back to the Bricks. Time has come for me to step aside which is now. I am requesting that the Board of Directors extend the same support you have given me to our new incoming Board Chairman, Steve Hobson. Steve has great plans and initiatives for Back to the Bricks and is set to take us to a new and positive level. Once again, thanks to our entire community for your unwavering support.”

The next Back to the Bricks event is Chrome and Ice, scheduled for Feb. 7-9 at the Dort Federal Credit Union Events Center. — G.G.