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IICRC Elects new Officers

Vancouver, WA -- The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) elected a new executive board: Lee Zimmerman, President; Carey Vermeulen, first Vice President; Paul Pearce, second Vice President; Darrell Paulson, Treasurer; and Eileen Barkstedt, Secretary.

Lee Zimmerman, President, has been in the cleaning and restoration industry for over 23 years. He has been active in the IICRC since 1992, is certified in all IICRC categories, and holds the designations of IICRC Master Cleaning Technician, Master Restoration Technician and Senior Carpet Inspector.

Carey Vermeulen, first Vice President, is a 19-year veteran of the cleaning and restoration industry. He is president of Glenncarey Carpet Cleaning, vice president of Glenncarey Contractors Ltd., vice president of Glenncarey Custom Upholstery and is an IICRC Master Cleaner and Master Restorer.

Paul Pearce, second Vice President, has been active in the cleaning and restoration industry since 1973. He is director of training for NCCA, director of British Cleaning Council, Director of National Training Organization (British government department) and an IICRC-approved instructor.

Eileen Barkstedt, Secretary, participates actively with the IICRC as a member of the budget committee, senior carpet inspector committee and upholstery committee. She is a IICRC Master Cleaner and Senior Carpet Inspector.

Darrell Paulson, Treasurer, serves as a consultant to companies in the cleaning and restoration industry and is an expert on water damage. He is an IICRC Master Cleaner and Inspector and previously served on the board of directors.

Established in 1972, the IICRC serves as an independent, non-profit certification body. It sets and promotes high standards and ethics, and advances communication and technical proficiency within the inspection, cleaning and restoration service industry. The organization approves instructors and schools through which service professionals can receive training and certification. For more information about the IICRC, please call 360-693-5675 or visit the Web site at http://www.iicrc.org.

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