Hoffman Estates, IL – July 17, 2018 – The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees including: Doug Irish, Fayetteville Technical Community College; Mark Helvenston, Insurance Auto Auctions; and Steve Schmidt, State Farm.
Through the guidance, support, and direction of the Board of Trustees, the Collision Repair Education Foundation is able to continue its support of secondary and post-secondary collision students, their school programs, and instructors.
Jeanne Silver, chair of the Foundation Board of Trustees said, “We are pleased to welcome the new trustees to the Collision Repair Education Foundation board. The diverse viewpoints that come from a blend of industry segments adds to our mutual efforts on behalf of the students and their schools. We come together with the common goal of facilitating the education of our future work force.”
Clark Plucinski, executive director of the Foundation stated, “The Collision Repair Education Foundation is excited to welcome these dedicated individuals to our Board of Trustees. The leadership and generous support of our board strengthens the collision repair education system.”
About the Collision Repair Education Foundation:
The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting collision repair educational programs, schools, and students to create qualified, entry-level employees and connect them with an array of career opportunities. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us online at: www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org.