By CRM Staff
 
Hoffman Estates, Illinois -- March 23, 2018 -- Following its annual membership meeting in San Antonio, Texas, I-CAR announced its 2018 International Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The board of directors sets the overall strategic direction for the organization while assisting with obtaining resources in support of the I-CAR mission.
 
“I-CAR is a critical component that enables our industry to properly repair vehicles. As we look to the future, we know responding to the changing market faster is becoming critical,” Tim O’Day, chair of the I-CAR International Board of Directors says. “The changes are only going to accelerate, meaning I-CAR must work even harder to ensure our industry has the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs. The I-CAR board of directors remains committed to sustaining that vision.”
 
The board of directors is comprised of representatives from each of the following six industry segments: collision repair; insurance; OEM vehicle manufacturers; equipment, tools, and supplies; education, training, and research; and related industry services.
 
Tim O’Day (Gerber Collision & Glass) will lead as chairman of the board and chair of the executive committee. In addition, the following members will serve on the executive committee:
  • Kyle Thompson, USAA (vice chair)
  • Ron Vincenzi, Chilton Auto Body (treasurer)
  • Mark Allen, Audi of America (secretary)
  • Robert Hills, Universal Technical Institute (member-at-large)
  • Jim Guthrie, Car Crafters (member-at-large)
  • James Roach, American Honda Motor Company (immediate past chair)
 
The remaining directors include:
  • Mark Algie, 3M
  • John Donley, IAnet
  • John Eck, General Motors Company
  • Chris Evans, State Farm Insurance
  • Daniel Friedman, Enterprise Holdings
  • Tim Hession, GEICO
  • Sandee Lindorfer, Allstate Insurance Company
  • Richard Perry, Chief Automotive Technologies
  • Gerry Poirier, Farmers Insurance
  • Roy Schnepper, Butler’s Collision
  • Jeanne Silver, CARSTAR Mundelein
  • Randy Stabler, Pride Collision Centers
  • Marcy Tieger, Symphony Advisors LLC
  • Gary Wano, GW & Son Auto Body
 
For more information about I-CAR, please visit I-car.ca.

 

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