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IICRC release 11.4

November 4, 2013

IICRC Announces 2013-2014 Board of Directors
-Tony Wheelwright Elected Chairman of the Board-

VANCOUVER, WA — The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) today announced the election of three new members joining the 12 incumbent members to comprise the 2013-2014 Board of Directors. Elections were held during the IICRC’s October shareholder meeting in Vancouver, Wash.

Tony Wheelwright was elected Chairman of the IICRC Board of Directors. In this capacity, Wheelwright will also serve as Chairman of the executive committee which includes: Hank Unck, first vice president; Pete Duncanson, second vice president; Jenny Boymal, international vice president; Norm Maia, treasurer; and Kevin Pearson, secretary. Patrick Winters will continue to serve as the IICRC president.

“It is an honor to be elected to this position but it is the whole Board - our team - a great group of hard working volunteers that I wish to emphasize,” said Wheelwright. “It's an exciting time and we have a great deal of work to do.”

Additional members of the 2013-2014 Board of Directors include:

•    Graham Bedwell
•    Dennis Blake
•    Joe Dobbins
•    Joseph Hughes
•    Craig Jasper
•    Patrick Moffett
•    Darrell Paulson
•    Rodney Paulson
•    Paul Pearce

“Our previous Chairman, Darrell Paulson, was a tremendous example and mentor to all of us on his team and we owe him a great deal of gratitude,” added Wheelwright. “Under his leadership, the teams many accomplishments left the Institute in very good shape. We look forward to driving the organization forward even further.”
New to the Board of Directors this year are Joe Dobbins, Joseph Hughes and Paul Pearce. Also new this year is the removal of the certification council chairman position from the executive committee. This position, filled by Norm Maia, now falls under the second vice president.
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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. To know if a technician has received proper education and training, consumers should look for the cleantrust patch and logo, the service mark of the IICRC. For more information, visit