New Leader Takes the Wheel at the AACA Museum
Hershey, PA (September 7, 2012) Mark Lizewskie has been named the new Executive Director of The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum in Hershey, PA. He was selected for this position by the AACA Museum Board Search Committee following an extensive search.
Practically born behind the wheel of an MGA when his mother was eight-months pregnant with him, Mark has been a car guy since day one. He has dedicated his entire professional career to all things automotive and has been an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Technician for over 25 years, holding positions of technician, shop foreman, and service manager in new car dealerships. Starting from the year 2000, he is the curator, restorer and historian for the JWR Automobile Museum located in Frackville, Pennsylvania. A veteran of the concours circuit, Mark has exhibited the collection’s vehicles, and acted as judge at numerous venues across the country annually for the last 12 years. Mark is a founding member of the board of directors and car selection chairman for The Elegance at Hershey concours. He hopes to finally realize his life-long dream of racing with the Vintage Sports Car Club of America in the very near future.
Mark currently resides in Zion Grove, Pennsylvania with his wife Lois and will begin as Executive Director at the AACA Museum in October.
About the AACA Museum
The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, a member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program, displays beautifully restored automobiles, buses and motorcycles in unique life-like scenes representing the 1900’s – 1970’s in a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco. This Museum, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is one of the nation’s newest and largest automotive museums. Special exhibits change several times a year and focus on a variety of eras and types of vehicles. The Museum is located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Regular admission $10, seniors age 61 and older $9, juniors age 4-12 $7, children age 3 and under are FREE. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For further information, please call 717-566-7100 or visit www.AACAMuseum.org.