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Georgia Chapter Spring Event 2012


Society of Cleaning and
                                      Restoration Technicians


SCRT Spring Event


I am happy to announce the first SCRT Georgia Chapter event of 2012!


Come join us for a fun and interesting Spring get-together. First socialize and mingle with other business owners and technicians while you devour a delicious catered lunch. A stimulating presentation will prepare you for a guided tour through a modern contents processing facility. Things will wrap up with an open discussion about contents restoration and of course a chance to meet and mingle with other cleaning and restoration professionals.


Click one of the links below to tell us if you are coming. Even if you can't make it, please let me know. We need a head count for lunch. You may bring up to 3 additional guests!

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Thanks for your continued Membership and support of the industry's leading trade association. I look forward to seeing you on April 6th!



Cara Agerbeck- SCRT GA Chapter President

Society of Cleaning and Restoration Technicians



Only Contents Processing Facility
4840 North Royal Atlanta Drive
Tucker, GA 30084

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Friday April 6, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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International Cleaning and Restoration Association Press Release

New International Trade Association Forms as the Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Association. Your association is involved in the formation and building of this relationship

December 5, 2011

Dear Association Member,

Due to the changes and impacts of the changes in the inspection, cleaning and restoration industry, Leaders of the Cleaning and Restoration Industry Trade Associations met to develop a memorandum of understanding to further define a unified industry affiliation agreement.  

Since 1987 many organizations have been discussing bringing together the various associations to cooperate and work together to build the industry.  The trade associations that met agreed to move forward and formed a new international association named Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Association™ (ICRA), dba, as International Cleaning and Restoration Association.  

The concept of ICRA, having associations work together cooperatively, has been discussed for many years and will streamline the efforts of participating associations and improve on services and education for members.  The organizations agreed to collaborate and work with other industry related organizations and groups.  This will bring many new services and opportunities to our organization.

More information will be available in the coming weeks.  The leaders of your association are encouraged by growth opportunities and the development of the industries we work and serve.

SCRT Announces Administrative Change

The SCRT Board of Directors announces the appointment of Debbie Glenn as the new Administrator of SCRT following the retirement of Patti Savelle who has been Acting Administrator for the past four years. Savelle was the owner and manager of Bishop Clean Care, Inc. in Albany and Leesburg, GA for 30 years until 2010 when her son and daughter-in-law became 3rd generation owners of the business following her retirement She has been a member of SCRT since 1978 and has served on the Board of Directors since 1999. She will continue on the board as Treasurer for the association.

Debbie Glenn is a 20 year veteran of the Abilene Texas Police Force as a youth investigator. She also works with her husband in their ServiceMaster cleaning and restoration business.

IICRC Launches New Brand

IICRC Launches New Brand

Organization changes its name to The Clean Trust  

 (VANCOUVER, Wash.) October 14, 2011 – The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) announced today the change of its name to The Clean Trust at the fall 2011 Meeting & Instructors Symposium. Along with the new name, a new, updated, branding campaign will be rolled out in the coming year.

 “The Clean Trust lets people know exactly what we do, in a business-like, technical, professional way. We train. We set the standards. We certify. We vouch for a technician’s ability and professionalism and thereby ease our customer’s worries and concerns,” said Paul Pearce, The Clean Trust Chairman “Although the acronym of the IICRC also had a meaning; it wasn’t as direct and easy to understand.”

 The Clean Trust’s focus on cleaning, restoration and inspection, its three core areas of expertise, will remain the same as the IICRC. Additionally, the certification and standards on which the IICRC has built its reputation will remain at the core of the organization. The Clean Trust will continue as an ANSI Standard Development Organization (SDO) and pursue the development of standards for the industry as a whole, aiming to provide the most up to date education for its registrants.

 “The leadership discussed at length the benefits of a name change and ultimately decided that it was in the best interest of our registrants to move forward with a new name,” continued Pearce. “The name, The Clean Trust, reflects our mission to identify and promote an international standard of care that establishes and maintains the health, safety and welfare of the built environment.”

 The Clean Trust signifies the expansion and growth of the IICRC. For almost 40 years, the IICRC has built a strong reputation within the cleaning, restoration and inspection industry, but there has been an unclaimed opportunity to gain momentum with other audiences, particularly the general public. The change to The Clean Trust name provides additional marketing opportunities for the organization to continue to propel its growth.

 Materials with the new name and an updated design will gradually rollout through the next year. Available now for registrants and Certified Firms are new ID cards, a general overview brochure, patches, and decals. An introductory video will also be shown during training courses. In the coming months, the organization will provide updated standards covers, trade show booth, newsletter and website.

 For more information, please contact The Clean Trust headquarters at (360) 693-5675, or visit the current website ( to review the list of frequently asked questions regarding the new brand.


About The Clean Trust

The Clean Trust, formally known as The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), is an ANSI-accredited standards setting body for the flooring inspection, floor covering and specialized fabric cleaning and disaster restoration industries. Organized in 1972, The Clean Trust currently represents more than 5,700 Certified Firms and 54,000 Certified Technicians in 22 countries. The Clean Trust, with participation from the entire industry, sets standards for inspection, cleaning and disaster restoration. The Clean Trust does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials, or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. It approves schools and instructors that meet the criteria established by The Clean Trust. The Clean Trust also serves as a consumer referral source for Certified Firms and Inspectors.

Gulf Coast Chapter Start-up Approved

The Society of Cleaning and Restoration Technicians (SCRT) announces the approval of a new Chapter start-up to be called “Gulf Coast Chapter”.  This chapter will be sponsored by the Cleaning Supply Network in Pensacola, FL and the Chapter President will be Jonathan Owens. This chapter will serve cleaners in the NW Florida and SE Alabama costal areas.  For further information please contact Jonathan at (850) 434-9997 or .


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