ICA was incorporated on February 1, 1945. Its initial board of directors included: Lester Rothschild, Chicago, IL O.D. Atchason, Springfield, IL M.D. Nesler, Harrisburg, IL Bert Cocking, Rockford, IL Verne Schultz, Woodstock, IL B.B. Splithoff, Elgin, IL E.A. Hildebrant, Peoria, IL. ICA's founding purpose was stated as follows: To elevate and maintain a high and ethical standard of collection service; to promote the honorable, fair dealings of collection agencies with each other, their clients, and the general public; to foster and promote respect for, and confidence in collection agencies; to regulate practices, prescribe ethics and enforce proper conduct among its members.
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A Healthy New Benefit
News Release from ACA on Debt Collection Complaint Resolution
U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Credit and Collection Industry in ACA International Backed Case
2013 98th Senate Session Calendar
Illinois House of Representatives - January through May Important Dates
ACA Advocacy Efforts Successful in Pushing CFPB Legislation through House and Senate
ACA Submits Comments on Proposed IRS and Treasurery Rules for Charitalbe Hospitals
ACA Submits Amicus Brief to Supreme Court in Support of Prevailing Defendants’ Ability to Recoup Costs
ACA International Announces Health Insurance for Members
ACA Council of Delegates Elects new Board of Directors
Congratulations to Debra Ciskey, ICA Past President, for being elected to the
ACA International Board of Directors.
On July 18, 2012, the inaugural ACA International Council of Delegates met to
elect directors to the association’s new 15-member board. The election completes
the governance transition that began when the association’s members
approved bylaw changes and a plan to modernize ACA’s structure in March 2012.