I have just received this ( message below) from Paul. As you may know, Paul has been our legislative contact of the chapter for a very long time. He continually keeps in contact with the other home inspectors’ organizations and the state legislative and commission actions. Easily, he is more knowledgeable of what is going on than most of us (especially me).
*I would go into great detail about this extremely important need however I believe you will get the importance of the issue at hand just by reading below. *
*What I am asking for is vitally important to your livelihood as a home inspector in Tennessee. *
*Every one of us “must” contact their respective legislators and demand inquiries into the the “Home Inspector Advisory Committee” make up. We must demand reorganization and here’s why:*The current advisor committee is made up of 10 members.
One is a realtor.
One is a retired electrical code enforcer ((Rockwood Electric District) and retired director of the utility.
One is an insurance (surplus lines (our policies)) broker.
One is a professor and director of continuing education. Holding a PHD in Engineering Management, specializing in Industry, manufacturing and business.
One is a home inspector who is not connected to ASHI, NACHI or HITA.
THE REST (FIVE) are NACHI home inspectors.
I urge each and every one of you, separately, to contact your senator and representative “TODAY” and demand inquires. THIS IS YOUR PROFESSION, PROTECT YOUR OWN JOB!
*Thank you, each of you, for taking the time to read through this. *But more importantly, “make” the time to demand your voice is heard by establishing a rules advisory committee which represents “all” home inspectors of Tennessee equally, fairly and as prescribed by the established licensing act.
Ralph E. Havener Jr.