IICRC Announces 2024 Board of Directors


IICRC Announces 2024 Board of Directors

LAS VEGAS – [October 17, 2023] – The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced the election of six director positions for the 2023-2024 Board of Directors.

Official elections were held during the IICRC’s September Shareholder meeting on September 24, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

New members of the 2022-2023 Board include Darren Foote and Craig Powers.   

The official elections for IICRC’s Board Officers took place during the regularly scheduled meeting on October 12, 2023.

“The past year has been a great success for the Institute as we continue to see progress in our operations and service to IICRC Registrants and Certified Firms,” said IICRC Chairman Carey Vermeulen. “As we welcome the newly elected members to the IICRC Board, we’re excited to see what the future brings for the Institute and the industries we serve.”

The IICRC is proud to announce the 2023-2024 Board of Directors and Executive Committee:

• Carey Vermeulen - Chairman
• Joe Dobbins - Chairman Elect
• Kevin Pearson - Past Chairman/Director
• James Tole - 2nd Vice-President
• Leslie Anderson - 3rd Vice-President
• Casey Clark – Treasurer
• Tony Macaluso – Secretary
• Robert Blochinger
• Mark Drozdov
• Mark Cornelius
• Bill Luallen
• Craig Jasper
• Darren Hudema
• Darren Foote
• Craig Powers
• Darrell Paulson - Honorary Director

For more information about the IICRC, please visit

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

Jon-Don Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer

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Contact: Alexandra Gualtieri 224-306-4330


Jon-Don Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer

Leading national distributor of commercial supplies, equipment, and chemicals welcomes Eric Royse as new Chief Executive Officer

Chicago, IL (October 2023) Jon-Don, a leading supplier of commercial supplies, equipment, consumables, and know-how to specialty contractors, has welcomed Eric Royse as the new Chief Executive Officer.

Eric has been a member of the Jon-Don board for two years and is a seasoned distribution executive with over 25 years of experience in several different industries. Most recently, he was CEO at Continental Battery Systems for over five years. 

At Continental, he transformed a small, localized family-owned battery distribution business into the largest wholly owned independent seller of batteries and battery accessories in North America with the most diverse product, channel, and customer profile. The business increased 10-fold during Eric’s tenure, providing outstanding opportunities for employees, customers, and supply partners. 

Eric is a growth and commercial-oriented CEO with an impressive track record. He leads with passion, energy, and constant positive reinforcement. Eric is customer-centric in every sense of the expression and will bring his experience and “find a way” attitude to Jon-Don. 

“I am excited and honored to have this opportunity to lead such a great organization,” said Eric Royse. “Jon-Don provides essential products and services and has a market reputation to be proud of. I am confident we will provide an excellent growth platform for our team members, customers, suppliers, and investors.”

About Jon-Don

Jon-Don gives specialty contractors and in-house service providers across multiple industries everything they need to keep things clean, safe, and looking their best—whether it’s removing that one impossible carpet stain or resurfacing a massive warehouse floor. Since 1978, Jon-Don has provided not just the equipment and consumables customers need, but the real-world knowledge, rolled-up sleeves approach, and rock-solid reliability they can’t find with other suppliers. Today, with multiple distribution centers strategically located throughout the United States, Jon-Don serves industries ranging from water and fire restoration, concrete surface prep and polishing, building service/janitorial, carpet cleaning, and more.

Jon-Don | Let’s tackle your toughest jobs. ™

For more information, call (800) 556-6366 or visit

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