I-CAR® has named Tom Moreland as the recipient of its 2013 Chairman’s Award, which recognizes an individual or organization whose contributions to I-CAR have been significant or extraordinary. The Chairman’s Award recipient is selected by the Executive Committee of the I-CAR International Board of Directors.
“I-CAR would not be where it is today without the leadership and volunteer efforts of people like Tom Moreland,” said William Brower, Chair of the I-CAR International Board of Directors. “Through his significant contributions to the I-CAR board and his continuing support of industry education, Tom has been a tireless advocate of I-CAR’s Mission and Vision and is well-deserving of this honor.”
Moreland’s distinguished career in the collision repair industry has spanned more than 30 years, including over six years of service as a member of the I-CAR International Board of Directors. He has participated on a variety of I-CAR board committees, was a member of the I-CAR Executive Committee, and is a Past Chairman of I-CAR.
Moreland has also worked closely with I-CAR in his role as North American Strategic Sales Manager and Industry Relations Manager for Akzo Nobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings Americas. His work to advance industry education has included roles as a former member of the CIC Education Committee and as a founder of the Collision Industry Advancement Initiative, a foundation created by Akzo Nobel to fund collision industry improvement initiatives. Moreland is also a past recipient of the Hall of Eagles award.
The Chairman’s Award was presented on July 24, 2013, as part of the I-CAR Awards Ceremony to kick off the 2013 I-CAR Conference held at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA.