As the oldest and largest non-profit professional trade association in the restoration industry, the RIA is dedicated to providing leadership and promoting best practices through advocacy, standards & professional qualifications for the restoration industry. Representing over 20,000 cleaning and restoration professionals from 1,100 member organizations, the RIA strives to maximize industry exposure and advance knowledge in the cleaning and restoration industry.
“The RIA has a formal application and nomination process, regulated by the appointed nominating committee and voted on by the entire RIA membership,” states Timothy Shaw, RIA Executive Director. “Jack graciously accepted a position on the certification committee, one that will be a great fit with his extensive experience of working on industry certification programs.”
White, a renowned professional in the restoration industry, will serve a three-year term on the RIA board. Board duties include setting policy and program priorities as well as future planning for the restoration industry. The majority of work is done in the RIA’s 18 committees, sub-committees and councils run by over 200 volunteer members.
“Being elected to the Restoration Industry Association board of directors is an honor,” stated White. “I have dedicated my life to this industry and look forward to not only learning and growing with my fellow board members, but helping the restoration trade continue to evolve and thrive.”