MDAC Roles, Responsibilities & Eligibility for Nomination
The MDAC was established in 1988 to represent four ethnic dealer groups – African-American, Asian, Hispanic and Native American.
The advocacy of these representatives are crucial in promoting communication between dealers, managers, candidates and General Motors.
Roles & Responsibilities
Each MDAC member chosen to represent their ethnic group will hold the following responsibilities in their position:
- Communicate the voice of the minority dealer body
- Direct prioritized issues to GM Management/Dealer Executive Board
- Focus on a free exchange of ideas
- Maintain direct access to the highest levels of GM leadership
- Work to place minority dealers, improve customer retention and enhance dealership profitability
Eligibility for Nomination
Dealers interested in a Dealer Council Membership must maintain the following standards:
- Dealer must be named on Paragraph THIRD in the GM Sales and Service Agreement and must have been a dealer for a minimum of two years at the time of nomination for the election
- Dealer must be active in the daily operation of the dealership
- Because of the time required to serve as Council representative, a dealer should carefully consider his/her own situation, particularly:
- Willingness to represent all minority dealers
- Articulate all GM minority dealers and candidate concerns
- The financial performance and Dealership Performance Scores (DPS) of his/her dealership(s)
Dealers who are not profitable or who are in a performance improvement program as it relates to minimum standards under the Dealer Sales and Service Agreement will not be eligible to serve on the Council.