SCRS Announces Candidates and Details for 2023 Annual Election


On April 11, active members of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) are invited to take part in the annual election for the SCRS Board of Directors.

The event starts at 5:15 p.m. and will be held at the Omni Richmond, VA, beginning with an introduction of the candidates.

Each nominee will have the opportunity to address voters and share their background and experience, which have prepared them to represent our members on the board.

The elections and ballot collection will close promptly at 6 p.m.

In accordance with our bylaws, the nomination process closed Feb. 25, and there will be no nominations from the floor.

This election will fill three open board seats, and candidates include:


  • Tony Adams, AkzoNobel, Missouri

New Nominees

  • Andrew Batenhorst, Pacific BMW, California
  • Michael Giarrizzo, DCR Systems, Ohio
  • Andrew Suggs, ABS Equipment Co., Tennessee

The election is open to current, designated voting representatives of SCRS member businesses.

Very important: If it is necessary to change the designated voting representatives for your company, all changes must be completed in writing, using the designated voting representative form, and received by the SCRS office before 5 p.m. ET March 31. The form can be found online. There can be no changes to designated voting representative following this date.

To join as a member of SCRS to participate in the upcoming election, contact the association office at or join online at

Election results will be announced April 12 during the SCRS Open Board Meeting, held from 8–11:30 a.m. in the Potomac Room.

The open board meeting will include a special session featuring Virginia Commissioner of Insurance Scott White and North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance Mike Causey, who will present the activities their office engages in to serve auto insurance consumers.

Seating will be limited, and we anticipate this event will fill up quickly.

For more information about SCRS, or to join as a member, visit, call 1-877-841-0660 or email

Source: SCRS

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