CIF Announces 2024 Board of Trustees

CIF Announces 2024 Board of Trustees

The board includes 15 industry leaders who have volunteered their time and made the commitment to serve the mission and vision of CIF.

The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) has announced their board of trustees and elected officers for 2024. The board includes 15 industry leaders who have volunteered their time and made the commitment to serve the mission and vision of CIF.

The incoming 2024 officers are as follows:

  • President – Dan Risley, CCC Intelligent Solutions Inc.
  • Vice president – Casey Steffen, Norton by Saint-Gobain Abrasives
  • Treasurer – Jim Ocampo,  Axalta
  • Secretary – Kurt Lammon, Polyvance
  • Immediate past president – Michael Quinn, AirPro Diagnostics

CIF also welcomes the following newly elected trustees:

  • Nick Callum,
  • Kurt Lammon, Polyvance, who was also elected as secretary
  • Mike Lanza, Mirka
  • Don Smith, Elitek Vehicle Services/LKQ Corporation

Trustees continuing their terms:

  • Martin Crowell, GEICO
  • Frank LaViola, AirPro Diagnostics
  • Harry Hall
  • Paul Hill, Original One Parts
  • Petra Schroeder, Collisionista
  • Scott Walton, Sherwin-Williams
  • Jeff Wildman, BASF
  • John Webb, TenPoint Complete

CIF would like to congratulate the 2024 board of trustees as well as thank the departing trustees for their dedication and commitment over the years of service they provided to the CIF mission and vision.

Departing CIF Trustees, finishing their terms at the end of 2023, are:

  • Yvette Burke, Enterprise
  • Jordan Hendler, AdminConcepts
  • Brenda Hogen, PartsTrader

“CIF has been fortunate to have the involvement of so many incredible industry colleagues who are dedicated to providing support to our brothers and sisters in need,” said Dan Risley, president of CIF. “I would like to especially thank our outgoing trustees who have provided such inspiration and hands-on support over the years. They will be truly missed.”

For more information on CIF or to learn how to get involved, visit

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