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FCITS announces formation of board of advisors

The Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Service (FCITS), a floor covering inspector certification body, has announced the formation of a Board of Advisors.  Since its inception, FCITS has been providing well-trained, top-quality inspectors to serve the needs of the floor covering industry.  The function of this board will be to assist FCITS’ administration in specific areas to help maintain this excellent performance.

FCITS was established in 1988 in Dalton GA, the heart of the floor covering industry.  It currently has in excess of 300 active inspectors throughout the United States and Canada certified to inspect all types of floor covering products. FCITS has certified over 3,000 inspectors since 1988.  FCITS has a listing of certified flooring inspectors in its CCIA registry at

The officers and committee chairs for the 2009 board are as follows: Chair/Ken Howard (Michigan), Vice Chair/Jim Williams (Florida), Treasurer/Tim Cole (Ohio), Secretary/ Melissa Barbree (Georgia), Public Relations/Jim McKeand (Arkansas), Education/Dan Hanchette (California), Tradeshows/Patrick Royster (Maryland), Inspector Review/John Williams (Florida), Technical/ Henri Carr (Georgia), FCITS/CCIA Convention/Tim Cole & Melissa Barbree.

For additional information call the company office at 800-462-2151 or visit the web site at  

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