On January 5, Passwater let the board know that he was going to resign. According to the Association, Passwater was instrumental in getting the IABA afloat in 2005, starting in the Indianapolis area. For the past 12 years, he helped grow the IABA to spread across the state. The Board would like to thank him for all of his hard work and dedication to the collision repair industry and wish him the very best in his future endeavors. Passwater and the Board are working closely for a smooth transition. The Board of Directors also would like existing and perspective members to know that the IABA will continue to operate.