IICRC News: December 2019
IICRC Elects Executive Committee
Following the IICRC’s 2020 Board of Directors election in late September, the IICRC Board held a special election to select its Executive Committee.
Members of the Board of Directors Executive Committee include Kevin Pearson, Chairman; Carey Vermeulen, Chair-Elect; David Hodge, First Vice President; Joe Dobbins, Second Vice President; Scott Mitseff, Treasurer; and Robert Pettyjohn, Secretary. Former Chairman Pete Duncanson will also stay on the Executive Committee in the role of Immediate Past Chairman.
It’s Renewal Season
If you haven’t done so already, check your inbox for information from the IICRC on renewing your Certified Firm. If you have questions on how to renew, check out the Institute’s new instructional video at IICRC.org/VideoLibrary, complete with step-by-step instructions to guide you through the renewal process.
Your Education Matters
A successful career is rooted in education. IICRC Master Designations offer the highest education and training in the cleaning and restoration industries. For nearly five decades, the IICRC has provided trailblazing knowledge required to tackle complex jobs that restore normalcy derived from chaotic environments. With three Master Designations currently offered: Master Textile Cleaner, Master Fire and Smoke Restorer and Master Water Restorer, one can learn, earn and grow! Select your Master Track at IICRC.org/IICRCMaster.
Three New Standards in Development
The IICRC is seeking volunteers for the development of three new industry Standards:
- BSR/IICRC S230 Standard for Professional Inspection of Flooring Subfloors and Substrates
- BSR/IICRC S410 Standard for Infection Control During Professional Cleaning and Maintenance of the Commercial Built Environment
- BSR/IICRC S760 Standard for Professional Restoration of Structures and Items Damaged by Wildfire Smoke.
For more information or to fill out a digital Consensus Body application, visit IICRC.org/Standards. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2020.
IICRC Approved Instructor
IICRC Approved Instructors are vital to the success of the IICRC. Approved Instructors teach all of the current IICRC Certification courses, are well-versed in the areas they teach and practice, and many of them carry multiple certifications and master designations.
Are you interested in joining their ranks? For more information on how to become an IICRC-Approved Instructor, visit IICRC.org/IICRCapplications or view a short video on our YouTube channel, at YouTube.com/theIICRC.