About NECA

The New England Car Wash Association (NECA), founded in 1973, is a not-for-profit trade association that provides networking and educational opportunities, business services and representation, to enhance the professionalism of the car washing industry in New England. We represent the industry in the states of MA, NH, VT, ME and RI.

Membership is available to any individual, partnership, corporation, or firm operating a vehicle care establishment in New England, and to any person or firm or corporation that sells car wash or business supplies, services, or equipment to vehicle care establishments in our region.

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Purpose and Mission

Developed at 2016 Strategic Planning
Mission: We connect car wash professionals to promote and protect our industry
Vision: Drive more consumers to use professional car washes

Goal One: Create a NECA-led consumer marketing program 
    To build our industry and association brand, educate various publics, provide a service to the industry, attract members
Goal Two: Improve Infrastructure and processes for all stakeholders
   To enhance communications between leaders, our membership and the public
Goal Three: Develop/improve educational opportunities for members, directors and consumers

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NECA By-Laws

By-Laws of the New England Car Wash Association (NECA)

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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Get to know your individual board members, they are here to support you the car washing professional by providing an invaluable source of knowledge and expertise.
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NECA Committees & Task Forces

It takes many people to accomplish all we do each year. Whether you've just an hour a year or an hour a month, getting involved will enhance the value of your membership and introduce you to new members.

NECA Committee Structure focuses on four main operational areas:

  • Communications (oversee and develop content for the web site, our publications, public education initiatives)
  • Member Services (review and recommend what will benefit our members in their own operations)
  • Membership (develop and retain)
  • Activities (plan and coordinate events, meeting, educational programs).


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List of the NECA past presidents dating back to 1973 when a group of local industry visionaries, formed and incorporated the New England Carwash Association

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