November, 2013
ASHI Community
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors

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ASHI New England Fall Seminar

September 16 and 17 in Randolph, MA. Attendees earned up to 12 CE hours.


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NY Metro Fall Seminar

Below: The founding New York Metro Chapter held another successful Annual Seminar in Tarrytown, New York, on September 13 and 14. Attendees on both days received 16 ASHI MRCs, as well as education credits recognized by licensing authorities in the Tri-State region. Pictured is John Annunziata, P.E., ACI, informing the group on Inspecting Attic and Basement Structures.



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North Central Ohio/Ohio Chapter Joint Fall Seminar

Below: The North Central Ohio and Ohio ASHI chapters, along with the Ohio chapter of NAHI, held their joint annual Fall seminar. A great turn out heard several knowledgeable speakers, including the Ohio Department of Health’s Josh Koch presenting on Asbestos and the home inspector.




ASHI Chapter Education

North Central Ohio
ASHI Chapter

When: November 7, 2013

Topic: Common and Not So Common Structural Defects and Repairs

Where: Cuyahoga County Library-Parma South Branch


North Central Ohio

Topics: Common and Not So Commn
Structural Defects and Repairs

CEs: 3

When: November 7, 2013, 6-9PM

Where: Parma-South branch of the
County Public Library, 7335 Ridge Rd.
Parma OH 44129.

Contact: William Stone, 216 308-9663


SNEC ASHI Fall Seminar

When: November 8 & 9

Where: Courtyard by Marriott

CEs: up to 12 CE hours




Topics: Electrical Panel Inspection

Fireplaces and Wood Stoves

What the Heck is That?

Plumbing Safety Certificate

When: November 8-9

Where: Courtyard Marriott Cromwell

4 Sebethe Drive

Cromwell, CT 06416

CEs: Friday, 8 hours

Saturday, 4 hours



Contact:, 203-697-1147

Mid-Missouri ASHI Fall Seminar

When: November 5

Where: Columbia Board of Realtors,
Columbia, MO

CEs: 8 CE hours



St. Louis ASHI Fall Seminar

When: November 8

Where: Maryland Heights Community Center

CEs: Approved for: 8 CE hours



PRO-ASHI Chapter Seminar

When: November 13th

Where: Four Points Sheraton, Cranberry, PA

CEs: Approved for: 8 CE hours



Ohio ASHI Chapter

Education Seminar

When: December 7, 2013

Where: Worthington Holiday Inn, Columbus




Ohio ASHI Chapter
Event: Ohio Inspector Expo

When: March 7, 8 & 9, 2014

Where: Worthington Holiday Inn, Columbus

CEs: Over 16 ASHI CEs total




New England/Canada



Bert Bruinsma, 403-348-5550

British Columbia

Gary Poirer, 604-220-0305

CAHPI Atlantic

Blaine Swan, 902-890-0710

CAHPI Ontario

Donald Beneteau, 519-995-0235

Coastal Connecticut

Third Thursday, 6 pm, Westport VFW Lodge, 465 Riverside Avenue, Westport

Jerome McSorley, 203-536-2500

New England (ME, MA, NH,

Fourth Thursday, 5 pm

The Lantana, Randoph, MA

Michael Atwell, 617-630-5629

Northern New England
(ME, MA, NH, VT)

Bob McDonald, 207-475-7758

Prairies (Alberta) (CAHI)

Bert Bruinsma, 403-348-5550

Quebec AIBQ

Germain Frechette, 514-694-4350

Southern New England (CT)

Brian Dunbar, 860-605-9056

New York/Jersey/Delaware

Capitol Region (NY)

Third Thursday, 7 pm, Doratos Steakhouse and Pub, Guilderland

Robert Davis, 518-885-7949

Central New York

Second Wednesday, 6 pm, Tony’s Family Restaurant, Syracuse

Dan Hager, 315-440-1237

First State (DE)

Third Wednesday, 7 pm,
The Buzz Ware Center, 2121
The Highway, Arden

Mark Desmond, 302-494-1294

Garden State (NJ)

Second Thursday,
The Westwood, Garwood

Bret Kaufmann, 973-377-4747

Greater Rochester (NY)

Second Tuesday, 6 pm, Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, Irondequoit

John White, 585-431-0067

Hudson Valley (NY)

First Tuesday, 6 pm, Greenbaum
& Gilhooley’s, Wappingers Falls

Michael Skok, 845-592-1442

Long Island (NY)

Third Monday, 6 pm, Domenico’s Restaurant, Levittown

Steven Rosenbaum,

New York Metro

Last Thursday, Eldorado West Restaurant-Diner, Tarrytown

Thomas Rooney, 914-769-2685

Southern New Jersey (NJ)

Third Wednesday, 6:30 pm, Ramada Inn, Bordentown

Rick Lobley, 609-208-9798

Western New York

Second Thursday, 6:30 pm,
Tony Rome’s West Seneca

Andy Utnik, 716-636-9676



Central Virginia

First Thursday, 6:30 pm, Indeped- ence Golf Club, Midlothian

Ray McMurdy, 804-639-1171

Greater Baltimore (MD)

Third Thursday except July & Aug., 6:30 pm, Snyder Willow Grove
Restaurant, Linthicum

Stephen R. Dallmus, 410-323-7600

Hampton Roads (VA)

Second Thursday, 7 pm, Cypress Point Country Club, Virginia Beach

Guillermo Hunt, 757-245-3100


Second Wednesday, Rockville Senior Center, Rockville

John Vaughn, 800-767-5904


Fourth Tuesday, Associate hour 6-7 pm, Membership meeting 7-9 pm, Northern Virginia Resources
Center, Fairfax

Dave Rushton, 540-636-6200

Piedmont ASHI (VA)

Robert Huntley, 540-354-2135


South Atlantic

ASHI Georgia

Richard Hart, 770-827-2200

East Tennessee

Third Saturday of Feb., May,
Aug. and Nov.

Paul Perry, 866-522-7708


Ray Baird, 615-371-5888

Mid-South (TN)

Steven Campbell, 901-734-0555

North Carolina

Third Wednesday, 3 pm, Quality Inn at Guilford Convention
Center, Greensboro

Larry Conway, 336-669-0679

South Carolina

First Saturday of Feb., May, Aug.
& Nov., 8 am

Roger Herdt, 843-669-3757



ASHI South (AL)

Quarterly, Homewood Library, Homewood

Derl Nelson, 205-529-7657

Central Florida

Second Tuesday, 6:30 pm

Bill Labita, 407-977-9182


First Tuesday except July, 6 pm, Golden China, 11112 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville

David Sorge, 904-484-4847

Florida Wiregrass

Second Wednesday, 6:30 pm
Hyundai of Wesley Chapel

Tom Rinicker, 813-300-5027

Gulfcoast (FL)

First Thursday, 7 pm, The Forest Country Club, Fort Myers

Len Gluckstal, 239-432-0178

Gulfstream (FL)

Ralph Cabal, 305-256-7369

Lone Star (TX)

Craig Lemmon, 817-291-9056



Michael Burroughs,

Suncoast (FL)

First Tuesday, 6:30 pm, Chili’s, 5430 E. Bay Dr., Clearwater

Kevin Koplar, 813-230-9822

Southwest Florida

Second Wednesday, 6 pm,
7752 Castle Island Dr., Sarasota Michael Meesit, 941-3216962


North Central

ASHI Central PA

Second Monday, 6 pm, except Jan. & July, Bonanza Steak House, Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle

William Weitzel, 717-919-5087

Keystone (PA)

First Monday, 5:30 pm

The Inn at Reading, Reading

David Artigliere, 610-220-1907


Howard Snyder, 330-929-5239

North Central Ohio

Craig Haas, 216-691-1208

Pocono-Lehigh (PA)

Third Tuesday, Tannersville Inn, Tannersville

Ronald Crescente, 570-646-7546


Second Wednesday of Jan.,
March, May, July & Nov.

George W. Kasimirsky

Tri-State (DE, NJ, PA)

Second Tuesday except April,
Aug. & Dec., Hilton Garden Inn, 530 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Fort Washington

Gary Kershaw 215-357-0675



Central Illinois

Second Monday, 6 pm

Kevan Zinn, 309-262-5006

Great Lakes (IL, IN, IA, KY, MI, MN, OH, WI)

Mark Mustola, 810-750-0000

Greater Omaha (NE)

Rick Crnkovich, 402-779-2529

Heartland (IA, MN, ND, SD, WI)

Todd Wiessner, 612-747-6382

Indiana ASHI


Danny Maynard, 317-319-7209


Fourth Tuesday, 5:30 pm,
Clarion Inn, Cedar Rapids

Mike Tomash, 319-310-1557

Kentuckiana (IN, KY)

Allan Davis, 502-648-9294



Second Thursday, 12:00 pm,
Country Kitchen, 1712 N.
Providence Rd., Columbia

Mike Rawlings, 573-449-8860

Northern Illinois

Second Wednesday, 5:30 pm,
Villa Nova Restaurant, Villa Park

Bob Schacke, 847-692-4663




Richard Kirkman, 501-327-9794

Great Plains (KS, MO)

Third Wednesday of even months, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Lenexa

Miki Mertz, 913-268-0222

Midwest PRO ASHI (KS)

Jack Koelling, 316-744-9990

St. Louis (MO)

Second Tuesday, 6:30 pm,
Spazio’s at Westport

Frank Copanas, 314-456-0783




Tony Hecht, 480-507-0837

New Mexico

First Saturday, 10 am

Charles Smith, 505-670-4442

Northern Colorado

Second Thursday, 6:30 pm,
Fairfield Inn, Loveland

Duane Younger, 720-685-3435

Northern Rockies (ID, MT)

Lamar Rase, 406-531-4848

Rocky Mountain

Fourth Tuesday, 6:30 pm

Phil Tatro, 303-838-5175

Southern Colorado

Second Thursday, 6:30 pm,
Valley Hi Golf Club, Colo. Springs

Steve Willis,719-499-3221


First Tuesday, 7 pm,
Marie Callender’s, Midvale

Fred Larsen, 801-201-9583




Second Thursday, Jitters Coffee House, Eagle River

Jim Foss, 907-522-2378

ASHI Hawaii

Alex Woodbury, 808-322-5174


Randy Pierson, 310-265-0833

Central Valley CREIA-ASHI

Peter Boyd, 530-673-5800

Golden Gate (CA)

John Fryer, 510-682-4908

Inland Northwest (ID, WA)

Chris Munro, 208-290-2472

Orange County CREIA-ASHI (CA)

Third Monday, Hometown Buffet, 2321 S. Bristol, Santa Ana

Martin Grant, 562-243-0164


Fourth Tuesday, 6:30 pm,
The East Bank Saloon, Portland

Jon Nichols, 503-324-2000


First Tuesday, The Butcher Shop Steakhouse, San Diego

Sean Blasius, 619-804-8111

San Joaquin Valley (CA)

Third Tuesday, 6 pm,
Casa Munoz, Bakersfield

Sam Jabuka, 661-664-8629

Silicon Valley ASHI-CREIA (CA)

Felix A. Pena, 510-573-0367

Southwestern Idaho

Second Monday

David Reish, 208-941-5760

Los Angeles-Greater
San Gabriel Valley

Second Tuesday, 6 pm,
Old Spaghetti Factory, Duarte

Larry Habben, 714-685-0321

Los Angeles-Ventura County

First Thursday, 5 pm,
Holiday Inn, Woodland Hills

Bob Fuywe, 805-501-0733

South Bay (CA)

Webinar meetings

Randy Pierson, 310-265-0833

Western Washington

Michael Brisbin, 425-742-1735


New ASHI Certified Home Inspectors as of August 1, 2013


Alex Abreu

HomeGuard Incorporated San Jose, CA

Jacob Babin

Total Home Inspections

Phoenix, AZ

Patrick Caverley

Caverley Home Inspections

Greenville, MI

Jamie Cohen

Home Probe

Atlanta, GA

Scott Davis

Skyline Home Inspection, LLC

Kent, WA

George Evans

IES Home Inspection

Spartanburg, SC

Brian Harwood

Lady Lake, FL

William Hoeszle

HomeLook Inspections

San Diego, CA

Clifford Keister

Abode Inspection Services, LLC

Everett, WA

Tom Minydzak

HouseMaster Home Inspections

Jefferson Hills, PA

Robert Pellegrino

All Ways Inspect., LLC

Clifton, NJ

Steven Rosenbaum

Insight Inspections

Sarasota, FL

Daniel Shields

Shields Home Inspections, LLC

Grove City, OH

Steven Wisenbaugh, CMI

Blue Lizard Home Inspections

Sarasota, FL


New ASHI Associatesas of August 1, 2013

H Denotes graduate of The ASHI School


Peter Anderson

Germantown, TN

H Peter Anspach

Vienna, VA

H Steven Barbier

Florida Home Inspections & Appreisals LLC

Homosassa, FL

Michael Bauman

Canton, OH

Stephen Bayly

BrassTack Home Inspections

Annandale, NJ

H Brent Borsmann

Arcadia, FL

Steven Brinkman

B-Right Inspections, LLC

Virginia, MN

H Steven Brown

SGB Home Inspection Company, LLC

Fredericksburg, VA

H Peter Camm

Hawk Residential Inspections LLC

Springfield, MO

H Jeff Carroll

Mt. Sterling , OH

H Dan Castor

Golden, CO

Gerald Cleland

Icomc Inc. Property Services

Yorba Linda, CA

Michael Conrad


Nashville, TN

H Jesse Cooper

Rock Solid LLC

Colorado Springs, CO

Dominic D’Acciaro

Precision Home Inspections PHII, LLC

Linfield, PA

H Daniel Davis

Fredericksburg, VA

Brian Dickes

Federal Way, WA

Tracy Echols

Echols Home Inspections, LLC

Richland, MS

Doug Enoch

Hummelstown, PA

H David Evje

David Evje Enterprises

Valrico, FL

Patrick Fitch

Professional Inspections and Evaluations

Santa Fe, NM

Scott Frederick

Pillar To Post

St. Louis, MO

H Jeremy Garcia

Garden City KS

H Paul Gaskin

Freemont, NE

Marc Gazaille

Home Inspectors of Nantucket

Nantucket, MA

H Daryn Goulbourne

Tiburon Energy

Liberty Township, OH

H Brent Green

Lake Mary, FL

H Mark Haberman

On Your Side Inspections

Gainesville, FL

H Mary Harrington

Fairfax Station, VA

Kenneth Horkey

Amerispec Inspection Service

Milford, DE

H Mark Hrdlichka

Colorado Springs, CO

Stan Jurak

Colorado Radius Home Inspections LLC

Parker, CO

Blake Keegan

Solid Ground Home Inspections, LLC

Charleston, NC

H Scott Kinrade

Benchmark Inspections LLC

Mishawaka, IN

Gavin Kostelecky

Gulf Shores, AL

H Michael Ladd

Vero Beach, FL

H Gary Lamb

St. Petersburg, FL

Dave Lambert

About The House Home Inspection Services, LLC

Duluth, MN

Stephen LeBeau

Seekonk, MA

H Robert Linde

Harpers Ferry, WV

H Doug Mahard

Bethlehem, CT

H James Martin

Sparta, TN

Drew Masters

Masters Home Inspections LLC

Shawnee, KS

Grant MacDonald Penticton, BC, CA

Peter Middleton

Northland Home Inspection

Houghton Lake, MI

Bennett Miller

Once Over Home Inspections, LLC

Tempe, AZ

H Mike Nelson

Above and Beyond Home Inspections LLC Firestone, CO

H Manuel Novo

Tampa, FL

Jeff Odenbaugh

Albuquerque, NM

Michael Pillion

Pillar to Post

Bridgewater, NJ

Donald Porter


Laveen, AZ

Jim Powlesland Calgary, AB, CA

H Scott Randolph

Dade City, FL

H Robert Reznicek

Woodbridge , VA

Richard Saylor

RCS Home
Inspections, LLC

Westminster, MD

Korbin Shillings

Northland Home Inspection

Grayling, MI

H Ronald Smith

Littleton, CO

H John Stottmann

Mainville, OH

H Edward Stough

Snow Hill, MD

Gary Teague

AAA Home Inspection

Anchorage, AK

Trenton Thomas

The Home Inspection Pro, LLC

Fort Thomas, KY

Thomas Toner

HouseMaster Home Inspections

Springfield, PA

H Christopher Turner

Front Royal, VA

Brian Vane

Vane Property Inspections, LLC

Stevensville, MD

Mike Vann

Edifice Inspections

Snellville, GA

John Watson

National Home Inspections

Macon, GA

Bob Waysack

Inspect-It 1st Property Inspection

Murrieta, CA

David West

A Better Home Inspection

Westminster, CO

Carl Wilson

Indy Pro Inspection Service, Inc

Carmel, IN