Focusing on the Independent: The Alliance’s primary dedication lies in ensuring the success of independent auto service and collision repair operators. We provide the essential resources required to support their achievements within today’s competitive automotive service sector.

United for Greater Strength: Being a member of the Alliance carries a significant meaning. It signifies a commitment to elevated standards, pride, and professionalism. It’s the rightful place for established shops. Join us in this endeavor.

Reasons to Join the Alliance: We are wholly devoted to empowering independent auto service and collision repair operators in fortifying their businesses and attaining their objectives. Our offerings encompass advocacy, education, cost-saving programs, and access to a robust peer network. Instead of navigating the journey alone, connect with our industry-tailored local resources to garner backing for your business and a collective voice in your sector.

Please note that AASP-IL payments may be deductible as a business expense for federal income tax purposes, but are not deductible as a charitable contribution.

If you prefer to pay by check, please send to:

AASP-IL Treasurer,
167 Penny Lane, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.

Questions? Contact Executive Director Julie Lombardo (630) 561-3041 or

Regular Member

Any firm, partnership or corporation actively engaged in automotive repair and is licensed with the Secretary of State. Any such member may designate a qualified employee, partner or other officer as the member’s authorized and designated representative. Such designate shall then assume both rights and responsibilities of the designer’s membership. The member must have at least one full-time employee and permanent facilities to perform competent motor vehicle repair maintenance or related services for the general public. Every application accepted for membership must have met all existing local, city and state laws applicable to the facility.

Additional Locations

Enroll additional shop locations for $50 each.

Associate Member

Any firm, partnership or corporation actively engaged in the physical distribution of parts and/or paint & material from a recognized parts distribution house or automotive dealership of OEM, salvage and/or aftermarket parts may apply for Associate Membership. Associate Members have voting privileges for election of officers and directors of the Association.

Educational Member

Any school (high school, college or vocational) or firm specializing in automotive curriculum development may apply for Educational Membership.

Student Member

Any student currently enrolled in an automotive collision or mechanical repair school, college or vocational program may apply for Student Membership. Valid student id to be provided with application.


Join the AASP-IL Mailing List only. No membership purchase

Prospective Members

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