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Wednesday, November 29, 2023
The Greater California Livery Association

The Greater California Livery Association (GCLA) recently held elections to fill Board of Directors seats for 2021. The 2021 GCLA Board of Directors are:

Northern California Region:
Thomas Buck of Beau Wine Tours
Harry Dhillon of Ecko Transportation Worldwide
Don Manke of ABC Worldwide Transportation
Maurice Brewster of Mosaic Global Transportation

Los Angeles Region:
Jack Nissim of Avalon Transportation
Robert Gaskill of Motev
Chris Hundley of Limousine Connection
Alex Darbahani of KLS Worldwide

Orange County Region:
Mo Garkani of The COTS Group
Mark Stewart of CLI Worldwide Transportation

San Diego Region:
Darren Croasdale of La Costa Limousine
Adrian Davis of Five Star Transportation Services

At-Large Region:
Selim Aslan of MIB Transportation

Jeff Brodsly of Chosen Payments
Alaric Sales of McCoy Auto Brokers
Patrick O'Brien of O'Brien & Associates

GCLA Board of Directors will hold a board meeting in January 2021, and elect an Executive Board, which consists of a President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

California Governor Gavin Newsom California Governor Gavin Newsom

In other news, the GCLA informed its membership that Governor Gavin Newsom’s administration has created a $500 million COVID Relief Grant administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Small businesses that have been impacted by COVID health and safety restrictions are eligible to receive relief funds through grants of up to $25,000 to underserved micro and small businesses throughout the state by early 2021. CalOSBA is establishing the program has plans to make it available to small businesses as soon as possible. Furthermore, Newsom announced the opening of the California Rebuilding Fund, which makes available $25 million to help impacted small businesses rebuild from the economic crisis and keep local economies strong. This program is intended to be a resource in the market for the next year as businesses pivot and recover.

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