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I-CAR Board Elects New Officers and Executive Committee Members

The I-CAR International Board of Directors elected new officers and executive committee members after the organization approved a change in the I-CAR fiscal year from July 1 to June 30 to Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. This change required an interim fiscal year of July 1, 2008 through Dec. 31, 2008, termed “F’08.5.” The first new calendar-based fiscal year will begin in January.

The board of directors is comprised of representatives from each of the following six industry segments: collision repair; insurance; equipment, tools, and supplies; education, training, and research; vehicle manufacturers; and related industry services. The board elected the following officers and executive committee for F’08.5:  

  • Chairman Robby Robbs, NuCon Services Inc.
  • Vice Chairman Tom Moreland, Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc.
  • Secretary Chad Sulkala, Allstate Insurance Company
  • Treasurer Mike Schoonover, Schoonover Bodyworks Inc. for Automotive Service Association (ASA)
  • Member-at-Large Elise Quadrozzi, AssuranceAmerica
  • Member-at-Large Terry Angell, Warren Tech.

The remaining directors include:

  • Bruce Bares, Hi-Tech Collision & Glass Centers
  • William Brower, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Bruce Cooley, DuPont Performance Coatings
  • James F. Doherty, General Motors Corporation
  • Chris Evans, State Farm Insurance – Education Foundation Representative
  • Rick Jazwin, Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
  • Robert Keith, CARSTAR
  • Sam Pezzullo, State Farm Insurance – Canadian Representative
  • Greg Potter for Equipment & Tool Institute
  • Monica Rivers, BMW of North America, LLC
  • Eugene Scambray, Copart Auto Auctions
  • Bill Stage, Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc.

Board members whose terms have expired or are up for re-election will be elected at the annual membership meeting in February, with the I-CAR International Board of Directors electing the Officers for 2009 at its February meeting. A call for candidates will be sent to the I-CAR membership before the February 2009 meeting.

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