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ANTITRUST STATEMENT

As participants in this meeting, we need to be mindful of the constraints of antitrust laws. There shall be no discussions of agreements or concerted actions that may restrain competition. This prohibition includes the exchange of information concerning individual prices, rates, coverages, market practices, claims settlement practices, or any other competitive aspect of an individual company’s operation. Each participant is obligated to speak up immediately for the purpose of preventing any discussion falling outside these bounds.

Calibration Committee Membership

Calibration Committee participation is open to both members of CIECA and Non members of CIECA.

Membership within Calibration Committee is granted after attending two consecutive meetings and 50% of the scheduled meetings after membership is established.

Membership is granted to the individual, not an organization.  

All approval decisions are made openly and on a consensus basis.  Consensus requires that all views and objections be openly and honestly considered, and that a concerted effort be made toward resolution.  The group will agree collectively on recognizing different positions.


Calibration

  •  Develops and establishes an industry standard workflow and documentation standards

  • Develops industry repair procedures for repairs, including ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems), legacy systems, system relearning, etc.

  • Includes scans (pre- and post-scans) in the workflow

Scope & Objectives

The Calibration Committee will focus on the potential and process of:

  • Determine the benefits to all industry segments

  • Provide industry definitions (including questions and answers) and process flows

  • Develop a standard format for data communications

  • Establishing relationships to existing data elements

  • Developing a business workflow and providing industry definitions for all entities involved in this process

  • Developing new message types, code lists and/or fields (as needed) to facilitate vehicle Calibration

  • Integrating messages to include all aspects of the vehicle repair process to ensure the process has been completed according to manufacturer’s repair specifications.

  • Establishing Calibration Implementation Guide(s)

  • Be consistent with and integrate into the vehicle repair process with calibration information.

  • The Canadian committee that parallels the US activities. The efforts require coordination with Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC.org) Advanced Driver Assistance Committee.

Operating Guidelines

  • To incorporate all potential business entities in the business processes

  • To work with the group to respond to group goals and timelines

  • To provide an open working relationship with the Committee within the antitrust guidelines

  • To coordinate all standards development with AGSC ADAS and related organizations


Background

The purpose of this committee is to define business information passing between parties as it relates to the collision repair and related industries.  We are asking for responses and feedback from the industry at-large relative to the work the committee has done to date, and to emphasize the importance of continued work in this area. 

The first objective will be to develop a single focus of the committee’s scope, objectives and goals.  It is evident that a framework has already begun that can drive future progress, and success will be dependent upon an expanded active participation. 

The term Calibration includes all industry terms such as recalibration. This effort includes programming electronic components such as modules, systems and parts. 

The emergence of calibration being part of the repair process has grown in importance and significance. This involves the transmission of information as it is related to the calibration of vehicles, and specifically ADAS (Advance Drivers Assistance Systems) and other technology systems and calibration requirements. This involves procedures and includes appropriate documentation and transmission of data.

Mission

CIECA’s Calibration Committee’s goal is to develop and maintain messaging standards and codes aimed at calibration and the documentation of the procedures. When implemented, the benefit will be to verify and document that calibration have been completed and completed accurately to ensure safety for vehicle function and safety of the driver and passengers. This includes that the proper calibration process has been used and followed and vehicle has been restored to manufacturer’s repair specifications. 

All business needs will be identified to enable the Calibration process data and documentation to move electronically and readily between parties.  Having standards allows the processing to occur more thoroughly than what is experienced in today’s environment.  

Consumers demand an assurance of vehicle safety and function, and setting standards is the first step toward this goal.

Industry Segments

Insurance Companies

Repair Facilities

Information Technology Providers

OEM Vehicle Manufacturers

Tier One Providers

Calibration Companies

Third Party Administrators

Other Entities

For a complete list of CIECA’s identified Industry Segments and definitions; please visit https://cieca.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/PI/pages/758874122

 

Meet the team

Name    

Affiliation

Industry Segment

Alan Hemmi

 

 

Ana Muniz

 

 

Annie Rice

 

 

Arron Price

 

 

Ashley Denison

 

 

Avery Hodge

 

 

Barry Dorn

 

 

Becky Kimmick

 

 

Benito Cid

 

 

Bill Garoutte

 

 

Bill Gibbons

 

 

Bill Purtell

 

 

Bob Gottfred

 

 

Bob Rosenfield

 

 

Bob Scharaga (Bill sitting in)

 

 

Bram Paris

 

 

Brandon Basse

 

 

Brandon Tenley

 

 

Brent Johnson

 

 

Brett Beauchamp

 

 

Bryan Goodwin

 

 

Charles Dillard

 

 

Charlie Copeland

 

 

Chris Gutierrez

 

 

Chuck Olsen

 

 

Cindy Chapman

 

 

Clay Hammer

 

 

Curt Jingle

 

 

Dan Swiatek

 

 

Dan Webster

 

 

Darrell Amberson - Last Chair

 

 

Darren Cox

 

 

Darrin Bernatowicz

 

 

David Eisman

 

 

David McCreight

 

 

Dean Ricciardulli

 

 

Don Elliott

 

 

Don Mikrut

 

 

Don Porter

 

 

Donnie Arther

 

 

Doug Clark

 

 

Drew St John

 

 

Dustin Whitehead

 

 

Ed Sprigler

 

 

Ed Weidmann

 

 

Eric Rode

 

 

Erica Clouse

 

 

Farzam Afshar

 

 

Frank Terlep

 

 

Fred Iantorno

 

 

Gary Ledox

 

 

Geeng Yee Chong

 

 

Gene Lopez

 

 

George Lesniak

 

 

Greg Montero

 

 

George Ramirez

 

 

George Weller

 

 

Ginny Whelan

 

 

Gord Fraser

 

 

Greg Montero

 

 

Hai Bo Ma

 

 

Hami Ebrahimi

 

 

Jack Perea

 

 

Jacques Navant

 

 

Jake Rodenroth

 

 

Jeanette Lorenzo

 

 

Jeremey Patterson

 

 

Joe Ballano

 

 

John O’Malley

 

 

John Waraniak

 

 

Jonathan Brigman

 

 

Jordan Hill

 

 

Josh Meyer

 

 

Kaleb Silver

 

 

Kayla Smith

 

 

Kevin Earlywine

 

 

Kim DeVallance

 

 

Marc Johnson

 

 

Mark Gardner

 

 

Mark Houde

 

 

Maria Quintero

 

 

Marcos Torres

 

 

Maureen Confalone-Bowrail

 

 

Michael Naoom

 

 

Michael Quinn

 

 

Mike Hastings

 

 

Mike Marlowe

 

 

Mikalai Martsul

 

 

Mike Miller

 

 

Nicholas Wilson

 

 

Neal Hoffman

 

 

Nick.Blais

 

 

Nick Dominato

 

 

Nick Falis

 

 

Patrick Porter

 

 

Paul Barry

 

 

Paulette Reed

 

 

Phil Martinez

 

 

Richard Beckwith

 

 

Richard Daku

 

 

Rick Sherwood

 

 

Rhett Holland

 

 

Robert Hill

 

 

Rodney Emmert

 

 

Ryan Tunnell

 

 

Ryan Ward

 

 

Sean Guthrie

 

 

Sean Rollins

 

 

Shaughn Kennedy

 

 

Stacey Phillips

 

 

Steve Lemnan

 

 

Steve Partch

 

 

Steven Zack

 

 

Steve Schillinger

 

 

Thomas Butch

 

 

Tifiny Lane

 

 

Tim Muller

 

 

Tim Sam

 

 

Tom Corbitt

 

 

Vito Depalo

 

 

William Purtell

 

 

Willis Colpitts