ESPN automotive radio host and analyst Jaime Florez of Doral has been elected president of the Miami-based Southern Automotive Media Association, succeeding Paul Borden who is term-limited after serving two one-year terms as president of SAMA.
At the same time, television auto race analyst Bill Adam was re-elected as vice president of the organization and Marcello Serrato, president of Prestige Auto Specialists, was re-elected as treasurer. Auto Focus Magazine publisher Tony Lesesne was elected secretary.
The new SAMA officers began their posts on Jan. 1, 2012. For information, contact Community Newspapers columnist Ron Beasley at email@example.com or tel. 305-229-4980.