Articles by Paul Pearce

Why Government Affairs Are Critical to Our Success

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With all the talk about ANSI accreditation, the increasing responsibilities of the IICRC committee should come as no surprise.
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Evolution of the IICRC: ANSI

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There have been a lot of changes to the IICRC in the past two years, and we realize that change is never easy. But change is a natural occurrence in any organization, including ours.
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Rapid Response in the Wake of a Natural Disaster

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For several years, the IICRC has engaged in a “rapid response” program, aiming to spread the word of what to do and what not to do when property owners are dealing with natural disasters.
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IICRC: Registrant Feedback is Essential

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At the Connections Conference in Clearwater, Fla., the IICRC hosted a session that provided an overview of the IICRC’s continued evolution and how the number of changes taking place will fit together.
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Evolving the IICRC's Mission, Vision and Values

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During the past two years, the IICRC has been taking a critical look at the organization and examining how we can best evolve as an organization.
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We're All In This Together

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Too often, you hear about organizations working against one another, or being self-serving. Well, let me share a few recent instances of the IICRC working with other organizations and associations to advance our industry.
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The Road to ANSI Accreditation

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As many of you are aware, in 2005, after a 10-month review process, the IICRC was approved as a standard writing body by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
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Establishing the International Trade Association

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In November 2010, the IICRC announced its intent to create an international trade association as an extension of the current organization.
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Time Marches On

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In early October, the IICRC convened for several days of meetings that included semi-annual meetings of the Certification Council and the board of directors.
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How and Why IICRC Works with Government

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The IICRC is committed to representing the cleaning, inspection and restoration industry to the best of its ability. Part of the commitment involves working with government agencies and officials.
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