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IICRC Welcomes Three New Executive Team Members

Las Vegas – June 12, 2018 –The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) today announced the addition of three new executive team members to its management staff. The new hires include a Certification Exam Developer, Certification Process Manager and Marketing Manager.

“Each of these individuals brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our organization and we’re excited to have them on board,” said IICRC Chairman Pete Duncanson. “We look forward to growing the organization, and with continued improvements and quality additions to our management staff; we’re well on our way.”

The newest additions to the IICRC management staff include:

  • Jennifer H. Bethke, Certification Exam Developer
    As the IICRC Certification Exam Developer, Jennifer Bethke will work with subject matter experts and volunteers to create exams based on IICRC standards and revise existing exams to include best practices.

    Bethke began her career working with volunteer-led organizations more than 15 years ago. Her accomplishments include creating and launching a new certification designation, recuperating an existing certification and restructuring the delivery of exams.

    Bethke studied communications at Southern Illinois University and successfully completed the Loyola University Chicago Executive Education Program. Bethke will work remotely out of Chicago. 

  • Michael Eubanks, Certification Process Manager
    As the IICRC Certification Process Manager, Michael Eubanks will head the Institute’s Certification Process Department which includes two supervisors and 13 customer service representatives. Previously, Eubanks worked in the inventory industry managing several offices in varied markets across the country. 

    Eubanks also volunteers for the American Red Cross and has tutored incarcerated individuals assisting them with pursing their high school equivalency degree. 

    Eubanks received his MBA in 2016, graduating with honors, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Higher Education Leadership.
  • Sharon Jones Jackson, Marketing Manager
    As the IICRC Marketing Manager, Sharon Jackson will work to develop strategies for the marketing department and increase the Institute’s global footprint.

    With more than 20 years of marketing experience, Jackson has led worldwide teams in the Philippines and India to maximize impact and reach marketing goals. Previously, she led the PR and communication efforts for a continuing education association that grants CE credits to veterinary professionals. Most recently, she led the wholesale division at an ecommerce/technology company.

    Jackson holds an MBA in Marketing and a Master of Arts in Creative Writing/English.


For more information on the IICRC and its role in the inspection, cleaning and restoration industry, please visit http://www.iicrc.org.

About IICRC
The IICRC is a global, ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) that credentials individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Representing more than 50,000 certified technicians and more than 5,800 Certified Firms in 22 countries, the IICRC, in partnership with regional and international trade associations, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. For more information, visit www.iicrc.org

IICRC Extends Early Bird Registration for 2018 Technical Conference

Las Vegas – June 4, 2018 – Early bird registration for the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification’s (IICRC) Technical Conference, held Sept. 27-28, at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, has been extended untilJuly 31.

Now in its third year, the 2018 conference will offer attendees an inside look at what it takes to work in the niche field of trauma and crime scene cleanup. Featuring a suite of experienced presenters and panelists, the conference will examine how the shared industries of inspection, cleaning and restoration can benefit from this growing field.

Early Bird registration offers a $100 discount for those who register before the July 31 deadline. For more information about the conference or to register, visit https://iicrc.site-ym.com/page/2018IICRCCSC.

About IICRC
The IICRC is a global, ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) that credentials individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Representing more than 54,000 certified technicians and 6,000 Certified Firms in 22 countries, the IICRC, in partnership with regional and international trade associations, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. For more information, visit www.iicrc.org.

Registration Open for IICRC’s Third-Annual Technical Conference

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Registration Open for IICRC’s Third-Annual Technical Conference

Early bird registration to end June 1

Las Vegas – May 9, 2018 – Early bird registration is now open for The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification’s (IICRC) third-annual technical conference. Held Sept. 27-28, at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the theme for this year’s conference will be ‘Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup.’

Featuring a suite of expert speakers in the field of trauma and crime scene cleanup, the conference will offer attendees an inside look at what it takes to work in this niche field.

“This year’s technical conference will provide an excellent networking and learning opportunity for those looking to diversify into and get involved with another area of cleaning and restoration, said Pete Duncanson, IICRC Chairman. “We’re excited about our lineup of speakers thus far and look forward to introducing attendees to those considered leaders in this growing field.”

Attendees will hear directly from first responders who will discuss their experiences responding to trauma, crime scene and mass-casualty events, as well as how the inspection, cleaning and restoration industry can make the process of forensics and all the steps that follow as smooth as possible.

Early Bird registration offers a $100 savings for those who register by June 1. For more information about the conference or to register, visit https://iicrc.site-ym.com/page/2018IICRCCSC.

About IICRC
The IICRC is a global, ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) that credentials individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Representing more than 54,000 certified technicians and 6,000 Certified Firms in 22 countries, the IICRC, in partnership with regional and international trade associations, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. For more information, visitwww.iicrc.org.

IICRC Seeking Nominations for October 2018 Board of Directors Election

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IICRC Seeking Nominations for October 2018 Board of Directors Election

Las Vegas – May 3, 2018 – The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is soliciting nominations for five open seats on its Board of Directors to serve a three year term. Candidates eligible for nomination should be individuals with knowledge, experience, time and willingness to contribute to the mission and ideals of the IICRC. Submissions are due no later than June 1, 2018.

“We are always looking for new ideas and forward thinkers who have a passion for the industry,” said Pete Duncanson, Chairman of the IICRC. “We have several exciting projects on the horizon, so it’s an exciting time to be involved with the organization.”

Director nominees should be individuals who are dedicated to achieving IICRC objectives, which include, but are not limited to: 

  • Being the leading independent, non-profit, certification and standard-setting body in the inspection, cleaning and restoration service industries; 
  • Setting and promoting high ethical standards, and 
  • Advancing communication, collaboration and technical proficiency within the industry

The IICRC is governed by a 15-member Board of Directors. Every year, five directors are elected to the Board by the IICRC Shareholders. Shareholders evaluate potential Board members based on a nomination process. Nominations are then vetted by the Nominating Committee to ensure each nominee satisfies eligibility requirements as per IICRC policy.

To submit a nomination, visit https://iicrc.site-ym.com/page/2018BODNominations

and fill out the nomination form no later than June 1, 2018.

For more information about the IICRC Board of Directors nomination and/or election process, or to receive a copy of the IICRC’s nomination policy, please contact Chiara Astriab, IICRC Governance Coordinator, at .

About IICRC
The IICRC is a global, ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) that credentials individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Representing more than 54,000 certified technicians and 6,000 Certified Firms in 22 countries, the IICRC, in partnership with regional and international trade associations, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. For more information, visit www.iicrc.org.

IICRC Seeks Volunteers for Creation of New Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Standards

LAS VEGAS – March 20, 2018 – The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is seeking volunteers to serve on consensus bodies for the development of three new fire and smoke damage restoration Standards: BSR/­IICRC S700 Standard for Professional Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration; BSR/IICRC S710 Standard for the Development of a Scope of Work in a Fire and Smoke Damaged Environment; and the BSR/­IICRC S740 Standard for Professional Restoration of Fire and Smoke Damaged Personal Items.

“The fire and smoke cleaning and restoration industry does not have consensus on standards for evaluating, cleaning or restoring fire and smoke damaged structures and contents,” said Howard Wolf, IICRC Standards Chairman. “These standards will provide consistent guidance and enable a safer work environment for tens of thousands of workers.”

For those interested in serving on either the BSR/­IICRC S700, BSR/IICRC S710 or BSR/­IICRC S740 consensus bodies, please consider the following:

  • The BSR­/IICRC S700 Standard for Professional Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration will provide a specific set of practical principles, methods and processes for the restoration of fire and smoke damaged structural materials, assemblies and systems. The standard will cover the entire process of evaluation, mitigation, cleaning and restoration. This standard will cover scope development, temporary structures and repairs, engineering controls, proper cleaning methods and processes, and proper chain­ of­ custody documentation of the property being restored.The IICRC seeks volunteers for this Standard with knowledge and experience in structural cleaning or restoration; the property, casualty and liability insurance industry; brokers and agents who write property, casualty and liability policies; consumers who require the services described by this standard; and anyone who represents an insured or holds a lien on property damaged by fire and smoke.Those interested in submitting an application to serve on the S700 consensus body should visit http://www.iicrc.org/standards/standards700/ for more information and to download the application form.
  • The BSR/IICRC S710 Standard for the Development of a Scope of Work in a Fire and Smoke Damaged Environment will provide a specific set of practical standards for the development of a scope of work in a fire and smoke damaged environment. The Standard will provide measures for preparing a scope of work in a fire and smoke damaged environment, as this is not specifically covered in any detail in existing Standards. IICRC is seeking volunteers for this Standard who perform structural cleaning or restoration; the property, casualty and liability insurance industry; brokers and agents who write property, casualty and liability policies; consumers who require the services described by this standard; nd anyone who represents an insured, or holds a lien on property damaged by fire and smoke.Those interested in submitting an application to serve on the S710 consensus body should visit http://www.iicrc.org/standards/standardss710/ for more information and to download the application form. 
     
  • The BSR/­IICRC S740 Standard for Professional Restoration of Fire and Smoke Damaged Personal Items will provide a specific set of practical principles, methods and processes to evaluate and restore fire and smoke damaged porous and non­porous personal items, commonly known as contents or personal property. This standard will also establish methods and processes to document the chain­ of­ custody of these items, including: inventory, packing, storage, cleaning, verification and return to the customer. This standard will outline the proper handling, storage and care of these items.The IICRC is seeking volunteers for this Standard with knowledge and experience in contents cleaning or restoration; the property, casualty and liability insurance industry; brokers and agents who write property, casualty and liability policies; consumers who require the services described by this standard; and anyone who represents an insured, or holds a lien on contents damaged by fire and smoke. Those interested in submitting an application to serve on the S740 consensus body should visit http://www.iicrc.org/standards/standardss740/ for more information and to download the application form.

Consensus body members can expect to begin work on the standards by mid-2018 with nearly all meetings being held online and via conference calls. The new Standards are expected to be completed in approximately two years. Complete applications should be emailed to IICRC Standards at  

About IICRC
The IICRC is a global, ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) that credentials individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Representing more than 47,000 certified technicians and 6,000 Certified Firms in 22 countries, the IICRC, in partnership with regional and international trade associations, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. For more information, visit www.iicrc.org.

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