I-CAR announced its 2009 International board of directors and executive committee following the I-CAR Annual Membership Meeting in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
The 2009 executive committee consists of: Chairman Tom Moreland, AkzoNobel; Vice Chairman Mike Schoonover, Schoonover Bodyworks Inc. for Automotive Service Association (ASA); Secretary Bill Stage, AkzoNobel; Treasurer Elise Quadrozzi, Crawford & Company; Immediate Past Chairman Robby Robbs, NuCon Services Inc.; Member-At-Large Bruce Bares, Hi-Tech Collision & Glass Centers; and Member-At-Large Bob Keith, CARSTAR.
“I-CAR training is as crucial to the inter-industry’s success today, as I-CAR celebrates 30 years of service to the industry, as it was in 1979 when I-CAR was founded,” said Moreland. “Changing automobile technology and business process improvements of today will have as profound an impact on the inter-industry in 2009 as the introduction of the unibody vehicle in the late 1970s.”
The remaining directors include: Farzam Afshar, Verifacts Automotive; Terry W. Angell, Warren Tech; Rollie Benjamin, ABRA Auto Body & Glass; William Brower, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company; Bruce Cooley, DuPont Performance Coatings, Inc.; William DeGrocco, GEICO Insurance; James F. Doherty, General Motors Corporation; Chris Evans, State Farm Insurance Education Foundation Representative; David Henderson, See Progress, Inc.; John Norton, Ford Motor Company; Sam Pezzullo, State Farm Insurance Canadian Representative; Greg Potter, for Equipment & Tool Institute; Monica Rivers, BMW of North America, LLC; James Spears, USAA; Dustin Womble, Roger Beasley Collision Centers for Society of Collision Repair Specialists.
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