Mechanicsville, Virginia, March 16, 2020 – On Friday, March, 13th, in the wake of President Trump’s declaration of a National State of Emergency due to the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) announced a prudent cancellation of the April industry meetings being held in Jacksonville, Florida.

This cancellation includes the events hosted by the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS), such as the Open Board Meeting, Annual Election, Repairer Roundtable and the Awards and Corporate Member Recognition Luncheon.

Based on the information we have today, we will be working to re-book these events in conjunction with the July industry meetings taking place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, prior to the CIC conference scheduled for July 22 and 23, 2020.

In accordance with the SCRS bylaws, all members will be notified of the new date of the annual election thirty (30) days in advance of the meeting. This election will fill three (3) open board seats, and the candidates will remain as previously announced to our membership:

Incumbents: New Nominees:
Amber Alley
Barsotti’s Body & Fender (CA)
Tony Adams
Weaver’s Collision Center (KS)
Josh McFarlin
AirPro Diagnostics (FL)
John Mosley
Clinton Body Shop (MS)
Drue Tomlinson
Don Thornton Certified Collision (OK)

The election is open to current designated voting representatives of SCRS member businesses. Members must be present to vote. To join as a member of SCRS to participate in the upcoming election, contact the association office at or join online at

The nominee’s bios can be viewed on the scrs website or by clicking here.

We look forward to reconvening as an industry when personal safety for our attendees is no longer a concern.

For more information about SCRS, please visit, call 1-877-841-0660 or email