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Contact: Nicole Harris
703/442-4890, ext. 172
nicole@glass.org

JENNI ROTHROCK CHASE APPOINTED AUTOGLASS EDITOR

WASHINGTON, DC  (February 22, 2005) – "Jenni Rothrock Chase understands the needs and concerns of the auto glass industry," says Nicole Harris, publisher of the National Glass Association's publications AutoGlass, Window & Door and Glass Magazine, in announcing the appointment of Chase as editor of AutoGlass. Chase left the position of managing editor of Glass Magazine, Window & Door and AutoGlass magazines in 2002 to move to the Denver area. Now she resumes her affiliation with the National Glass Association's magazines from Littleton, CO.

More than 14,000 auto-glass retail shop owners, installation technicians, distributors and suppliers subscribe to AutoGlass, a four-color seven-times-a-year trade publication providing in-depth reporting on the automotive glass replacement and repair market.

Chase assumes this position after serving as managing editor of MissionCritical Communications magazine and RadioResource International published by Pandata Corp., and having worked for NGA magazines from 1998 to 2002.

"Jenni knows scores of people in this market and will bring depth and perspective to reporting vital and timely issues ranging from installation prices and insurance issues to safety, management and training," says Harris.

"I'm thrilled to be back," says Chase. "The auto glass business is as challenging as ever, and I look forward to diving into the issues and providing insight and perspective." Chase and AutoGlass writer, Rocky Womack, will attend the IGA show in Orlando February 24-26.

Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the entire flat glass industry. Based in McLean, VA, NGA offers certification, education, and training and publishes the leading trade publications covering the field: AutoGlass, Glass Magazine and Window & Door. In addition, NGA serves the industry and general public with its five Web sites: www.glass.org, www.AutoGlassmagazine.net; www.GlassMagazine.net, www.WindowandDoor.net; www.GlassBuildAmerica.com. NGA also hosts the industry's premier annual trade events: The National Auto Glass Conference & EXPO and GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo.

Based in Littleton, CO, Chase can be reached at 720/283-8202 or by email at JenniC@glass.org as of February 23.