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IICRC Seeking Nominations for 2017/18 Board of Directors

IICRC Seeking Nominations for 2017/18 Board of Directors 

Las Vegas – May 11, 2017 – 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 15, 2017.

“We have seen a tremendous amount of positive change in the last year,” said IICRC Chairman Pete Duncanson. “This is an exciting time for the IICRC, and we look forward to seeing some new faces with fresh ideas on how we can move the Institute forward in years to come.”

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://tinyurl.com/IICRCnominations and fill out the nomination form no later than June 15, 2017.

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 Suzanne Saunders, IICRC Executive Governance Manager, 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 Recognizes Outstanding Instructors and Industry Leadership

IICRC Recognizes Outstanding Instructors and Industry Leadership Las Vegas—Dec. 20, 2016— From hiring a new president to the transition to self-management, 2016 has been an exciting time of change for the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). The Institute recently recognized several industry leaders for their outstanding support during this period of transition. “We’re incredibly excited about the Institute’s future and its ability to lead the industry forward,” said IICRC Chairman Pete Duncanson. “Thanks to President Richard Greene, our Instructors, dedicated staff members and volunteers, we are stronger than ever before.” During the IICRC’s fall meetings in Las Vegas, a number of awards were given in appreciation for the countless hours of hard work and dedication shown by many of the Institute’s constituents. To kick off the awards, every Instructor in attendance was given an Instructor Ambassador of the Year award in appreciation of the valuable role they played during the Institute’s management transition and eventual move to self-management. Additionally, Joe Dobbins was awarded the 2016 Ironman award for the most courses taught (70-plus), and the 2016 Instructor of the Year award was given to Barry Costa for most students taught in a year with 960 students. A special recognition was also given to Jeff and Cindy Bishop, and Joe and Janet Dobbins, for their countless hours of volunteer work at the Global Resource Center and the integral role they played during the Institute’s transition to self-management. The following IICRC instructors have been awarded service pins in recognition for their years of service: Five years: Al Richardson, Brandan Kimmel, Adam Mims, Bruce Vance, Larry Fried, Nalin Alwis, Slade Smith and Sarah Vance; 10 years: Pete Duncanson, Robert Lintzenich, Darren Foote and Carey Vermeulen; 15 years: Charlie Lodge, John Carter, Ruth Travis, Robert Merkt, William Griffin, Kurt Bolden, Libby Longstreth, Joseph Abballe, John “Sonny” Bass, George Cazares and Brandon Burton; 20 years: Michael Wheatley, Mark Violand, Mark Exner, Dane Gregory, Bill Yeadon, Daniel Bernazzani, Jack White, William Eckhart, James Smith and Rick Love. Thirty year pins were given to Gary Loiben and Michael Sciullo. To view photos from the IICRC fall meetings and award ceremony, visit the IICRC Facebook page at http://ow.ly/kOt5306Py4E. For more information about the IICRC, visit 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 54,000 certified technicians and 6,000 Certified Firms in 22 countries, (the) IICRC – in 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. ### Press Contact: Jennifer Petersen Mulberry Marketing Communications 312-664-1532

Craig Kersemeier named President of SCRT

At the December Board of Directors meeting in Dallas, Texas, Gary Glenn resigned as President of SCRT and Craig Kersemeier was appointed as President.

Craig Kersemeier has been involved in the cleaning and restoration industry his whole life. Craig is a second-generation leader of K-tech Kleening Systems. Craig has held many leadership positions in the industry, from IICRC, ICRA, MCRA and Connection Events, to North America’s largest carpet cleaning and restoration convention and trade show. Craig has also worked with manufacturers to help develop and test restoration equipment - many of which are in the market. Craig also provides expert witness services with insurance companies.

IICRC Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

IICRC Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Las Vegas - Oct. 19, 2016 - The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) today announced the election of five members to the 2016-2017 Board of Directors. Elections were held during the IICRC's October shareholder meeting in Las Vegas.

New Board of Directors members include Jessika James and Robert Pettyjohn. Joe Dobbins, Pete Duncanson and Kevin Pearson were reelected. Also new to the Board this year as honorary members are Scott Mitseff and James Tole.

Following the election, the new Board of Directors elected Pete Duncanson as Chairman of the Board. As Chair, Duncanson will serve as Chairman of the Executive Committee which includes: Kevin Pearson, first vice president; Craig Kersemeier, second vice president; Paul Pearce, third vice president; Joe Dobbins, treasurer; and Matt Cole, secretary.

"We're excited to welcome both new and familiar faces to the Board," said Duncanson. "It's been a challenging year for the Institute, but we've righted the ship and look forward to what lies ahead."

Additional members of the 2016-2017 Board of Directors include:

  *   Jeff Bishop
  *   Dennis Blake
  *   Matt Cole
  *   Gary Glenn
  *   Craig Jasper
  *   Patrick Moffett
  *   Steve Moran
  *   Paul Pearce
  *   Carey Vermeulen

For more information about the IICRC, please visit http://www.iicrc.org, or contact Jennifer Petersen at <mailto:>.

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.

BSC-IICRC S540 New Draft Standard Available for Public View

BSR-IICRC S540 New Draft Standard Available for Public Review

(LAS VEGAS) October 7, 2016 – The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification(IICRC) has opened a public review for the new draft BSR-IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Remediation. The draft S540 Standard is available from Oct.7 – Nov. 21 for public review.

The IICRC S540 Standard describes the procedures to be followed and the precautions to be taken when performing trauma and crime scene remediation regardless of surface, item, or location. It defines criteria and methodology used by the technician for inspecting and investigating blood and other potentially infectious material (OPIM) contamination, and for establishing work plans and procedures.

The IICRC S540 draft Standard is available for review and comment as part of the ANSI 45-day public review period. Download the draft Standard and comment form via Dropbox here:http://tinyurl.com/iicrcS540review. All comments must be submitted using completed comment forms to IICRC Standards Director Mili Washington at , no later than Nov. 21.

For more information on other certification programs and standards offered by the IICRC, visitwww.iicrc.org. To purchase a copy of IICRC standards, please visit http://webstore.iicrc.org.

About the IICRC

The IICRC is an international, ANSI-accredited standard-development organization (SDO) that certifies 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.    

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