Albert Buehler Jr.
Our Member of the Year for 2013 was born in Manhattan in 1963 and moved to North Babylon in 1969. He graduated from north Babylon High School in 1981. He still resides in Babylon.
He worked for Wyandanch Engine Rebuilders for 15 years from 1982 to 1996. He started as a driver in 1982, moved into Customer Service in 1985 and then was promoted to General Manager in 1987.
He is now employed by Drive Train Truck Parts as the Customer Service Manager and is responsible for the maintenance and repair of a 15 vehicles delivery fleet, 20 mechanics and rebuilders, dispatching of delivery drivers and Customer Service.
Being single allows him to indulge in his interest of playing softball, collecting coins and going to Atlantic City. He is a volunteer fireman for the North Babylon Fire Co. for the past 25 years. He was elected to 2nd lieutenant in 1992, then 1st lieutenant in 1993 and to the rank of captain in 1994
Since joining the Society in 2006, he has served as the Chairman of the Program Committee, 1st Vice President and served as President from 2010 to 2012.
It is my honor to present the 2013 Member of the Year, Al Buehler Jr.
By Leonard Huffmire