Kim Pendergast, owner and CEO of Magnuson Products, has been selected to serve on the SEMA Board of Directors, as Dr. Jamie Meyer, who was recently named President of Performance Racing Industry (PRI), steps down from the SEMA Board.
Pendergast is an active SEMA member and industry volunteer, including serving as chair of the SEMA Scholarship Committee, participating as a member of the SEMA Political Action Committee (PAC) and being named 2019 SEMA SBN Athena Woman of the Year. Pendergast is an advocate for protecting the performance industry’s rights, preparing members for a future, engaging youth and building partnerships with government and OEMs.
“Kim has a great deal of practical industry experience and brings valuable knowledge and energy to the SEMA Board of Directors,” said Tim Martin, SEMA Chairman of the Board. “Her understanding of the industry’s needs will prove beneficial to the Board and the industry.”
As a 2018 SEMA Board candidate, Pendergast received the next highest number of votes in the manufacturer category, qualifying her to be named onto the Board as Meyer steps down to join the SEMA staff as president of the Performance Racing Industry. Pendergast began her new role on May 13 and will continue to serve until July 2021.