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Bodybuilders’ views on the state of the industry are sought for the April CSIS Roundtable

By Dave LaChance
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If you are a collision repair professional and have a perspective on issues affecting the industry, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) would like to hear from you.

CSIS is seeking feedback from repairers to help shape the discussion at an upcoming Repairers Roundtable to be held April 13 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The purpose of the roundtable, the CSIS said, is “to identify the issues affecting collision repairers and to hold an open dialogue about how best the industry can address the challenges.”

To submit feedback, visit

Names and contact information will be kept confidential, while details of responses will be shared with the CSIS affiliate network “to help further strengthen ongoing work to represent and advocate for collision repair professionals at the national and state levels.” “.

CSIS invites everyone, including those visiting Oklahoma City for Industry Events Week, to participate in this in-person-only Repairer Roundtable. The event is free and members and non-members are welcome. CSIS asks guests planning to attend register hereso that the room can be set up to allow for social distancing during the meeting.

The roundtable will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown. The event will include a discussion of the survey results and topics covered by a panel comprised of three collision repair facility operators and three association representatives:

  • Andy Tylka, owner of Tag Auto Group, Indiana
  • Bruce Halcro, owner of Capital Collision Center, Montana
  • Kye Yeung, President of European Motor Car Works, California
  • Kyle Bradshaw, president of the Carolina’s Collision Association (CCA)
  • Jill Tuggle, executive director of the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT), and
  • Jordan Hendler, executive director of the Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association (WMABA).

Following the Repairers Roundtable, the CSIS Board will hold an Open Board Meeting from 2-5 p.m.

After the open meeting, the SCRS will invite members back into the room to participate in the annual election for open seats on the Board of Directors. The election will remain open from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Those also attending the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) on Thursday, April 14 will be able to click here for information and pre-registration for the in-person event.

For more information about SCRS, or to become a member, visit www.scrs.comcall 1-877-841-0660 or email [email protected].

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Featured Image: A collision repair shop owner makes a point at a previous repairer roundtable. (Repairers news file)

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