January, 2014
ASHI Community
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors



January Chapter News

EDITED BY ASHI STAFF

New England/Canada

Alberta

www.cahpi-alberta.com

Bert Bruinsma, 403-348-5550

Red.deer@homealyze.com

 

British Columbia

www.cahpi.bc.ca

Gary Poirer, 604-220-0305

gary@walkaboutinspections.com

 

CAHPI Atlantic

www.cahpi-alt.com

Blaine Swan, 902-890-0710

goodeyeinspection@gmail.com

 

CAHPI Ontario

www.oahi.com

Donald Beneteau, 519-995-0235

don@beneteauinspections.com

 

Coastal Connecticut

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

www.coastalctashi.org

Jerome McSorley, 203-536-2500

shorelandsinspect@hotmail.com

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

www.ashinewengland.org

Fourth Thursday, 5 pm

The Lantana, Randoph, MA

Michael Atwell, 617-630-5629

mike@jmhi.com

 

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

www.nnec-ashi.org

Bob McDonald, 207-475-7758

omnispect@gmail.com

Prairies (Alberta) (CAHI)

www.cahpi-ab.ca

Bert Bruinsma, 403-348-5550

Red.deer@homealyze.com

 

Quebec AIBQ

www.aibq.qc.ca

Germain Frechette, 514-694-4350

Insp.glf@sympatico.ca

 

Southern New England (CT)

www.snecashi.org

Brian Dunbar, 860-605-9056

brian@kasznay.com

New York/Jersey/
Delaware

Capitol Region (NY)

www.goashi.com

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

Robert Davis, 518-885-7949

rdavis@home-inspection.com

 

Central New York

www.cnyashi.com

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

Dan Hager, 315-440-1237

Dhager3@yahoo.com

 

First State (DE)

www.firststateashi.org

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

Mark Desmond, 302-494-1294

mark@delvalleyhome.com

 

Garden State (NJ)

www.gardenstateashi.com

Second Thursday,
The Westwood, Garwood

Bret Kaufmann, 973-377-4747

bretkaufmann@optonline.net

 

Greater Rochester (NY)

www.ashirochester.com

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

John White, 585-431-0067

john@iihomeinspections.com

 

Hudson Valley (NY)

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

Michael Skok, 845-592-1442
ashistatewide@yahoo.com

 

Long Island (NY)

www.liashi.com

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

Steven Rosenbaum,
516-361-0658

inspector@optline.net

 

New York Metro

www.nyashi.com

Last Thursday, Eldorado West Restaurant-Diner, Tarrytown

Thomas Rooney, 914-769-2685

rooneyte@aol.com

 

Southern New Jersey (NJ)

www.southernnjashi.com

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

Rick Lobley, 609-208-9798

rick@doubleckeckhi.com

 

Western New York

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

Andy Utnik, 716-636-9676

esimail@aol.com

Mid-Atlantic

Central Virginia

www.cvashi.org

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

Ray McMurdy, 804-639-1171

ray@capitolinspections.com

 

Greater Baltimore (MD)

www.greaterbaltimoreashi.org

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

Stephen R. Dallmus, 410-323-7600 dallmus2inspect@yahoo.com

 

Hampton Roads (VA)

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

Guillermo Hunt, 757-245-3100

huntshomeinspections@gmail.com

 

MAC-ASHI (MD, VA)

www.mac-ashi.com

Second Wednesday, Rockville Senior Center, Rockville

John Vaughn, 800-767-5904

John.vaughn@yahoo.com

 

NOVA-ASHI (MD, VA)

www.novaashi.com

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

Dave Rushton, 540-636-6200
ableinsp@centurylink.net

 

Piedmont ASHI (VA)

Robert Huntley, 540-354-2135

rwhuntley@cox.net

South Atlantic

ASHI Georgia

www.ashigeorgia.com

Richard Hart, 770-827-2200

Ashi1@comcast.net

 

East Tennessee

www.etashi.org

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

Paul Perry, 866-522-7708

cio@frontiernet.net

 

Mid-Tennessee

Ray Baird, 615-371-5888

bairdr@comcast.net

 

Mid-South (TN)

Steven Campbell, 901-734-0555

steve@memphisinspections.com

 

North Carolina

www.ncashi.com

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

Larry Conway, 336-669-0679

ncashi@triad.rr.com

 

South Carolina

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

Roger Herdt, 843-669-3757

herdtworks@msn.com

Gulf

ASHI South (AL)

www.ashisouth.org

Quarterly, Homewood Library, Homewood

Derl Nelson, 205-529-1657

dbnelson@bellsouth.net

 

Central Florida

www.centralfloridaashi.org

Second Tuesday, 6:30 pm

Bill Labita, 407-977-9182

hbis@cfl.rr.com

 

FLASHI (FL)

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

David Sorge, 904-484-4847

safetekk@comcast.net

 

Florida Wiregrass

www.ashiwiregrass.org

Second Wednesday, 6:30 pm
Hyundai of Wesley Chapel

Tom Rinicker, 813-300-5027

tom@inspectorhelp.com

 

Gulfcoast (FL)

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

Len Gluckstal, 239-432-0178

goldenrulehi@comcast.net

 

Gulfstream (FL)

Ralph Cabal, 305-256-7369

info@cabalinspections.com

 

Lone Star (TX)

www.ashitexas.org

Craig Lemmon, 817-291-9056

craig@reioftexas.com

 

Louisiana

Quarterly

Michael Burroughs,
318-324-0661

Mburroughs2@comcast.net

 

Suncoast (FL)

www.ashisuncoast.com

First Tuesday, 6:30 pm, Sea Dog BRewing Co., 26200 U.S. Higiway 19 Clearwater, FL

Steve Acker, 727-712-3089

steve@buyersally.com

 

Southwest Florida

www.swashi.com

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

mike@acu-spect.com

North Central

ASHI Central PA

www.ashicentralpa.com

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

William Weitzel, 717-919-5087

bill@centralhomeinspections.com

 

Keystone (PA)

www.keystoneashi.org

First Monday, 5:30 pm

The Inn at Reading, Reading

David Artigliere, 610-220-1907

artihi@gmail.com

 

Ohio

www.ohioashi.com

Howard Snyder, 330-929-5239

ohashi@neo.rr.com

North Central Ohio

www.ncohioashi.com

Craig Haas, 216-691-1208

markshomeinspect@sbcglobal.net

 

Pocono-Lehigh (PA)

www.pocono-lehighashi.org

Third Tuesday, Tannersville Inn, Tannersville

Ronald Crescente, 570-646-7546

amerispec@pa.metrocast.net

 

PRO ASHI (PA)

www.proashi.com

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

George W. Kasimirsky
724-747-7321
www.npiweb.com/kasimirsky

Tri-State (DE, NJ, PA)

www.tristateashi.org

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

Gary Kershaw 215-357-0675
pluckem@verizon.net

Midwest

Central Illinois

www.cicashi.com

Second Monday, 6 pm

Kevan Zinn, 309-262-5006

info@inspectwithzinn.com

 

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

www.greatinspectors.org

Mark Mustola, 810-750-0000

inspectormustola@aol.com

 

Greater Omaha (NE)

www.ashiomaha.com

Rick Crnkovich, 402-779-2529

Rick2@cox.net

 

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

www.ashiheartland.com

Todd Wiessner, 612-747-6382

twiessner@comcast.net

 

Indiana ASHI

www.inashi.com

Quarterly

Danny Maynard, 317-319-7209

danny@inspectinc.net

 

Iowa ASHI

www.iowaashichapter.org

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

Mike Tomash, 319-310-1557

tomashprohome@mchsi.com

 

Kentuckiana (IN, KY)

www.ashikentuckiana.org

Allan Davis, 502-648-9294

elitehomeinspections@
insightbb.com

 

Mid-Missouri

www.midmoashi.com

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

Joe Pangborn, 573-228-4509

jpangborn@mchsi.com

 

Northern Illinois

www.nicashi.com

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

Steve Reilly, 630-248-6500

owlinspection@comcast.net

SOUTH MIDWEST

Arkansas

Richard Kirkman, 501-327-9794

homeinspecionplus@conwaycorp.net

 

Great Plains (KS, MO)

www.ashikc.org

Second Wednesday of even months, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Lenexa

Miki Mertz, 913-268-0222

mikimertz@aol.com

 

Midwest PRO ASHI (KS)

Jack Koelling, 316-744-9990

jackkoelling@cox.net

St. Louis (MO)

www.stlashi.org

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

Frank Copanas, 314-456-0783

Acropolis-inspection@live.com

Mountain

Arizona

www.azashi.org

Tony Hecht, 480-507-0837

tony@tonyhecht.com

 

New Mexico

First Saturday, 10 am

Charles Smith, 505-670-4442

prevuesf@gmail.com

Northern Colorado

www.ncc-ashi.org

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

Chris Elliott, 970-567-7393

chris@homelandinspectionservices.com

 

Northern Rockies (ID, MT)

Lamar Rase, 406-531-4848

completehomeinspectionsince@msn.com

 

Rocky Mountain

Fourth Tuesday, 6:30 pm

Phil Tatro, 303-838-5175

phil@fspiinc.com

 

Southern Colorado

www.scc-ashi.org

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

Steve Willis,719-499-3221

stevewillis411@gmail.com

 

Utah

www.ashiutah.com

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

Fred Larsen, 801-201-9583

Fred.larsen@pillartopost.com

Pacific

Alaska

Second Thursday, Jitters Coffee House, Eagle River

Jim Foss, 907-522-2378

jim@inspectbest.com

 

ASHI Hawaii

www.ashihawaii.com

Alex Woodbury, 808-322-5174

Woodburya001@hawaii.rr.com

 

California

Randy Pierson, 310-265-0833

randy@southbayinspector.com

 

Central Valley CREIA-ASHI

Peter Boyd, 530-673-5800

Boyd.p@comcast.net

Golden Gate (CA)

www.ggashi.com

John Fryer, 510-682-4908

johnfryer@gmail.com

 

Inland Northwest (ID, WA)

Chris Munro, 208-290-2472

chris@peakinspections.net

Orange County CREIA-ASHI (CA)

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

Martin Grant, 562-243-0164

chris@peakinspections.net

 

Oregon

www.oahi.org

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

Jon Nichols, 503-324-2000

housedetective@hotmail.com

 

San Diego CREIA-ASHI

First Tuesday each month
The Butcher Shop Steakhouse,
San Diego

Sean Blasius, 619-804-8111

sean@bestpropertyinspections.com

 

San Joaquin Valley (CA)

Third Tuesday, 6 pm,
Casa Munoz, Bakersfield

Sam Jabuka, 661-664-8629

jabuka@sbcglobal.net

 

Silicon Valley ASHI-CREIA (CA)

www.siliconvalleyinspector.com

Felix A. Pena, 510-573-0367

homesavvyinspections@comcast.net

Southwestern Idaho

Second Monday

David Reish, 208-941-5760

dave@antheminspections.com

 

Los Angeles-Greater
San Gabriel Valley

Second Tuesday, 6 pm,
Old Spaghetti Factory, Duarte

Larry Habben, 714-685-0321

habbenshome@earthlink.net

 

Los Angeles-Ventura County
ASHI-CREIA

First Thursday, 5 pm,
Holiday Inn, Woodland Hills

Bob Fuywe, 805-501-0733

guyerinspections@roadrunner.com

 

South Bay (CA)

Webinar meetings

Randy Pierson, 310-265-0833

randy@southbayinspector.com

 

Western Washington

www.ashiww.com

Michael Brisbin, 425-742-1735

seaviewinspections@comcast.net