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





ACIs: Vote by December 5 Officer and Certification Committee ballots have been distributed
to the voting members and the director ballots to council
Officer Slate for 2014 President: Bill Loden President-elect: Alden Gibson Vice President: Randy Sipe Treasurer: Michael Stephens Secretary: Howard Pegelow Matrices for all the candidates were included with the ballots distributed to voting members (ACIs, Retired and Past-Presidents). Director Slate for 2014 The ASHI Directors Nominating Committee for 2014 slated the following for ASHI Directors: Larry Cerro, C. Blaine Illingworth, Bruce LaBell, Mark Londner, Mike Wagner and Kevin Westendorf Five plus one alternate will be elected. Matrices for all the candidates were included with the ballots. The election of directors is covered in the ASHI Bylaws and in the CoR Policy and Procedures Manual on the ASHI website in the Members-Only section under Publications. The election will close December 5, and the results will be published in the January ASHI Reporter, as stipulated in the Policy and Procedure Manual (15.11A). Campaigning guidelines also are available in the manual.

HQ Wants Photos and Meeting Information

Please email photos, dates of events and times, names and other
information for The ASHI Reporter in care of Arlene Zapata at

Franchise Members

If you are member of a qualifying franchise, you may receive a 10% discount on your membership renewal dues. Contact Russell K. Daniels or 847-954-3185 or Janet George or
847-954-3180 at ASHI Headquarters for details.

Your Membership Team at Your Service!

If you have a question for the ASHI Membership team, please contact the following people. For general membership questions or questions regarding verification or the status of your verification. please contact Janet George, Membership Coordinator, at or by telephone at 847-954-3180. For questions regarding your application status or how to move up in
ASHI, please contact Bonnie Bruno, Membership Administrator, at or by telephone at 847-954-3175.
For questions regarding membership profile changes or the status of your product order, please contact Mark Lester, Office Services Coordinator, at or by telephone at 847-954-3176. If any of the team members are not available, please contact Russell
Daniels, Director of Membership Services/Chapter Relations, at or by telephone at 847-954-3185.
Membership Program for Multi-Inspector

Great Savings for members who have multiple inspectors with their company. Here’s a reminder of the criteria: 1. You have to have three or more inspectors. 2. ASHI must receive one form of payment for ALL employees. 3. To qualify, all must be based out of one office. If your company has multiple offices, contact Janet George. 4. Each employee is required to submit a continuing education form. 5. Each employee will need to sign a statement saying he/she agrees to
follow the ASHI Standards of Practice.
This is the perfect time to sign up anyone in your office who is not yet an ASHI member. This incentive program works for new members, too. Contact or or 847-954-3185 at Headquarters.

Current ASHI Membership

ASHI Certified Inspectors: 3,443
Inspectors/Logo: 92
Associates: 1,797
Retired Members: 127
Affiliates: 56 Total: 5,515

Advertising Rate Card now Available

The 2013-14 advertising rate card is available under Advertising and Media on the website and from headquarters ( Please share it with anyone who might be interested in reaching the home inspector market. Advertisers and contributors allow us to bring you the Reporter online ( and in print at no cost to the Society.