NYIADA Mission Statement

To educate, advocate and unify the Independent Automobile Dealers of New York by Lobbying against unfair legislation, educating our industry on compliance and saving our dealers money with discounted services from our partners.

Code of Ethics

A Commitment to treating customers with integrity, respect, and courtesy
Willingness to stand behind the products they sell
A code of ethics high above any standard dealer:
We shall encourage The American System of Free Enterprise
We shall comply with all local, state and federal laws governing the sale of motor vehicles.
We shall endeavor to employ truth and accuracy in advertising and selling
We shall not intentionally injure the business reputation of another business member.
We shall guarantee title to every car sold through our establishment
We shall stand behind any guarantee issued with the sale of a motor vehicle
We shall not perform any act which would bring disrepute to the Independent Automobile Industry
We shall expose or halt, where found, any scheme designed to deceive or defraud the automobile buying public and aid in prosecuting those guilty of such acts.
We shall constantly strive to improve business methods to the end that the public will be better served
We shall have a general duty of integrity, honor, and fair dealing toward the general public.
Joined Together To Remain Independent

NYIADA Board Members

Executive Director: Paula Frendel,CAE
[email protected] (855) 694-2324
Chairman of the Board: Fred Donnelly
[email protected] (917) 567-3396
President: Dana Bress
[email protected] (716) 656-8034 x 303
Vice President: Dan Johnson
[email protected] (716) 763-6688
Treasurer: Mike Mellace
[email protected] (315) 709-9601

Chris Taylor: Certified Auto Brokers, Grand Island
Rick Bress, Galaxy Auto Place, West Seneca
Dana Bress, Galaxy Auto Place, West Seneca
Dan Johnson, Litehouse Auto, Lakewood
Fred Donnelly, Hunts Point Auto, Bronx
Michael Mellace, Risen Auto Sales, Rome

Membership Committee
Paul Hicks, Car Financial, Webster

Legislative Committee
Tim Derham, Universal Casualty, Jericho