April, 2013
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors

Proposed ASHI Membership Categories


ASHI's voting members are being asked to approve a change in membership categories. This requires a change in ASHI's Bylaws. The categories on the ballot are different from the ones previously published. The final version is as follows:

ACI, no changes whatsoever! This is the ASHI GOLD Standard.
• Full report verification
• Meet all entry requirements
• Pass the NHIE
• Complete 250 fee-paid inspections (parallel inspections allowed)

Inspector: This is a new level that is similar to the current Logo use level.
• Meet all entry requirements
• Full report verification
• Pass a state-proctored exam or the National Home Inspectors Examination (EBPHI)
• Complete75-fee-paid inspections (parallel inspections allowed)

Associate Level: This is the entry level! No change.
• Must take and pass the Standard of Practice Education Module
• Agree to follow the ASHI Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
• Current on all dues and payments with ASHI

If you have questions about the categories or the bylaw vote, please contact Russell Daniels at russelld@ashi.org.