September, 2003
Feature
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors



Questions & Answers About InspectPAC

ROB PATERKIEWICZ, CAE, IOM

What is the purpose of INSPECTPAC?
INSPECTPAC raises money to help elect and re-elect candidates to Congress who have an understanding of the home inspection profession, and who are supportive of our profession. INSPECTPAC encourages participation in the political process by pooling financial resources to help elect qualified federal candidates whose views and voting records reflect the interests of ASHI and its members. INSPECTPAC membership promotes responsibility in government and encourages participation of the ASHI membership in the political and elective process.

How do I become a member and what are the benefits?
To join INSPECTPAC your company must first file an “authorization to solicit” form.Your company’s chief executive officer or principal ASHI company contact must sign it. Your authorization to solicit may only be granted to
one association per calendar year.

Following receipt of this authorization, you may then contribute to INSPECTPAC by simply filling out the  donor form and mailing it back to INSPECTPAC with your check or credit card authorization.

To obtain the “authorization to solicit” form, please contact ASHI HQ:
    INSPECTPAC
    932 Lee Street
    Des Plaines, IL 60016

By law, INSPECTPAC may accept personal contributions only; no corporate contributions are allowed. Also by law, PAC contributions are not tax deductible.