The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced the 2012-2013 board of directors and executive committee during its October shareholders meeting in Vancouver, Wash (US).
The committee received 33 nominations for the 15 positions on the board of directors, after which the nominating committee then met with each nominee to discuss individual interest in the position.
The elected 2012-2013 board of directors consists of Jena Dyco’s Jenny Boymal and current president Patrick Moffett, along with Dennis Blake, John Downey, Pete Duncanson, Craig Jasper, David Keiter, Norm Maia, Lonnie McDonald, Darrell Paulson, Rod Paulson, Kevin Pearson, Hank Unck, Bill Weigand and Tony Wheelwright.
‘Paul Pearce will also remain on the board of directors serving as the past chairman. Additionally, two honorary board members were submitted and approved: Chris Netherton Jr. and Charles Rollins.’
‘Darrell Paulson was re-elected chairman of the IICRC board of directors. In this capacity, Paulson will also serve as chairman of the executive committee. The IICRC executive committee includes: Craig Jasper, first vice president; Pete Duncanson, second vice president; Tony Wheelwright, international vice president; Norm Maia, chairman of the Certification Council; Lonnie McDonald, treasurer and Hank Unck as the secretary.’
“I’m honored to have been re-elected by my peers, along with 14 other outstanding industry professionals,” said chairman Paulson. “During the next year, we will focus on refining and implementing our programs to meet the needs of our registrants, instructors and Certified Firms.”
At the October meeting, awards were presented to recognise the IICRC volunteers who have helped build and guide the organisation throughout the years. The following individuals were honoured:
Keith Williams Award: Judson Jones (deceased), Ed York Founders Award: Ed (deceased) and Wanda York.
Appreciation Awards: Mike West, Certification Council chair, 1989-1991, Larry Cooper, Certification Council chair, 1991-1992, Eric Rottmeister, Certification Council chair, 1992-1995, Jeff Bishop, Certification Council chair, 1995-2003, Joe Dobbins, Certification Council chair, 2003-2008, Barry Costa, Certification Council chair, 2008-2011, Jim Holland, standards chairman, 2009-2012, Joey Picket, upholstery and fabric cleaning technician chair, 2004-2012, Janet Dobbins, exam chair, 2007-2012, Robert Daniels, Inspection Division chair, 2010-2012, Scott Mims, Restoration Division chair, 2009-2012.
‘The IICRC also awarded certificates of appreciation to technical advisory chairs who have been in their current positions for more than five years, including: Ron Valega, health and safety chair; Sandy Bowles, fire and smoke chair; Lindell Lummer, marble and stone inspector chair; and Tony Macaluso, odor control technician chair.’