For Immediate Release


Vancouver, Wash.—July 16, 2014—The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) today announced it has opened nominations for the 2014/15 IICRC Board of Directors. Candidates eligible for nomination can be anyone actively engaged in the cleaning, restoration, inspection and allied or related industries.  In addition to being able to dedicate time to IICRC-related activities, nominees should be active in and knowledgeable about the IICRC. Submissions are due to the IICRC headquarters no later than August 1, 2014.

“We are always looking for new ideas and forward thinkers who can assist us in advancing the mission of the Institute,” said Tony Wheelwright, Chairman of the IICRC. “We have several exciting projects on the horizon, so it’s an exciting time to be involved with the organization.”

Once nominations are received, the IICRC Vetting Committee will thoroughly review each candidate and his/her qualifications. While all nominations will be reviewed and responded to, not all nominees will be deemed qualified or recommended by the Committee for election. Those deemed unqualified will be given notice of the decision and provided with an opportunity for response.

All nominees who meet the requisite requirements shall be eligible to receive votes, although the Vetting Committee will provide shareholders with recommendations. Any candidate contacted by the committee should be prepared to accept the nomination.

To submit a nomination, download the official Nomination Form and submit it to IICRC headquarters by the August 1st, 2014 deadline.  Submissions can also be sent via email to; fax: (360) 693-4858; or by mail: IICRC Headquarters, Attn: Vetting Committee, 4317 NE Thurston Way, Suite 200, Vancouver, WA 98662.

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The IICRC is an international, ANSI-accredited standard-development organization (SDO) that certifies individuals in 20+ 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, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials, or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. For more information, visit