The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) board of directors recently elected William (Bill) Luallen as an honorary board member. 

Bill Luallen is the technical director for XL North, a division of Textile Rubber and Chemical Company. He is currently the IICRC Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) chair of the Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician (CCMT) Committee and former vice chair of the Resilient Floor Maintenance Technician (RFMT) Committee. He also contributes to the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) 204/205 Carpet Maintenance and Cleaning Standards. 

“I am grateful to the IICRC Board of Directors for selecting me as an Honorary Director,” said Luallen. “I look forward to supporting the Institute and its mission, especially as it relates to flooring, in this new role.”  

“The IICRC Board of Directors and I are pleased to welcome Bill as an honorary director,” said Carey Vermeulen, chairman of the IICRC Board. “He brings a wealth of knowledge that will better serve the IICRC and its registrants.” 

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The IICRC is a global standard developing organization (SDO), accredited through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), that credentials individuals in 20-plus 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, has an impact around the world. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials, or promote specific products brands, cleaning methods, or systems. For more information, visit