James Roach Presented I-CAR Founder's Award
March 23, 2018–James Roach, immediate past chairman of the I-CAR International Board of Directors, was awarded the Founder’s Award for his dedication and service to I-CAR at the 2018 I-CAR Volunteer & Instructor Conference held recently in San Antonio, Texas.
Roach was on the I-CAR International Board of Directors from 2011 to 2018. During that time, he served in various roles, including the I-CAR Executive Committee. Roach’s term as Chairman ran from 2016 to 2018.
“This is a wonderful surprise,” Roach stated, “I am personally humbled to have invested my time in I-CAR, working with so many industry people committed to helping I-CAR meet its vision that every person in the collision repair industry has the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs for the ultimate benefit of the consumer.”
Roach retired as senior vice president of the parts and service division with American Honda Motor Company in 2014. He spent 35 years with the company. He also served as director of the Honda subsidiary, CALHAC, and as a board member of AYES-Automotive Youth Education Systems.
Additionally, Roach holds I-CAR’s Platinum designation and participates in a variety of other volunteer activities within his community.