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March 7, 2015 Meeting Update

posted Mar 1, 2015, 6:41 PM by Kenneth Fast

Just an update to remind all that the next meeting will proceed at 8:00 on Saturday March 7th.

I sincerely hope that everyone has been safe during these two weeks of crazy weather.


  • If you have sent in your payment for the meeting we will be counting on you.
  • If you have sent in your payment for the meeting and cannot attend, please let me know and you will be reimbursed.
  • If you are planning on attending and have not sent in your payment, please do so, so that we have an accurate head count.
  • If you are not planning on attending I will need a note from you doctor stating your condition.

Looking forward to seeing everyone.  This will be a highly educational meeting that the education committee has worked hard to provide.  A round of applause for them please!!


Alan Chase

ETASHI President




From:   Alan Chase

             Chase Home Inspections




To:      Licensed TN Home Inspectors & Vendors


Darson Buckner has teamed up with Gary Bergeron P.E. to provide a four hour presentation on “Unwanted & Required Air Movement  They will present in the afternoon after Todd Duncan's four hour presentation Identifying Structural Boundaries”.

  • The price of admission for eight (8) education hours will be available for the low price of $20.00 for members $40.00 for others.
  • We have received State approval for four hours of education for each presentation.
  • We have received ASHI approval for four hours of education for each presentation.



“Come prepared to spend the day and enjoy some high quality education.  Tell your significant other that you will be late for supper”!!


  • We will also hold a 50 / 50 split for all who are interested in participating.  For a $10.00 voluntary fee you may be the winner of half of the fees that are collected.               The other half will go to the chapter for related meeting costs.
  •  A door prize will be awarded to a lucky attendee at the end of the meeting.









This provides notice of the next ETASHI Winter Meeting scheduled for March 7, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. to take place at the Meeting Room at Master Dry Inc.. 3820 Solway Road, Knoxville, TN 37931  Sign-in begins at 7:30 for early birds.


Directions to Master Dry 

1.      travel North on Pellissippi Parkway off of I 40,

2.      Stay Left when Hwy 62 (Oak Ridge Highway) splits off to the right

3.      Make a U – Turn

4.      turn Right at the Shell gas station, Solway Road

5.      immediately turn Left on Dogwood Road

6.      turn into the first driveway on the Right, Carpenter’s Chapel Church

               travel through the parking lot to the right rear of the church to Master Dry


    Our first guest speaker will be Todd Duncan P.E.with Structural Engineering Assessments (SEA) giving us a four hour presentation “Identifying Structural Boundaries”  Todd has presented to our group several times in the past and has always provided a wealth of information that is vital to home inspectors.  Todd has also presented to ASHI National at Inspection World and to the local chapter of ETBOA.


    Our second guest speakers will be Darson Buckner and Gary Bergeron P.E. for an informative four hour presentation “Unwanted & Required Air Movement”.  Darson has presented to our group several time in the past and has a vast knowledge of building products and installation procedures.  His presentations are always educational and enjoyable.

We have a total of eight hours of Education.  State and ASHI approval has been accepted.


    The cost for this meeting will be $20.00 for chapter members and $40.00 for non-members.

     Breakfast Snacks will be provided compliments of the chapter

     Lunch will be provided compliments of Master Dry



Please try to attend and invite a fellow inspector that you think would be interested in learning more about ASHI and the East TN Chapter.




Alan Chase

ETASHI Chapter President



Payment Instructions


Meeting Date: Saturday March 7, 2015

Please notify me ( one week or more in advance so we can have a head count to prepare snacks and lunch.



Meeting Fee


ETASHI Members $20.00

Repeat Visitors $40.00

First Time Visitors  Free



Payment Instructions


Meeting Date: March 7, 2015

Please pay one week or more in advance to reserve a Lunch.


ETASHI Members 


Chapter Treasurer Peter Waraksa will be sending out PayPal Requests to members


Non-Members WITHOUT PayPal Account

Meeting Fee ($40.00)

Email advising you want to attend the February ETASHI meeting. Treasurer, Peter Waraksa, will email you back with an individual Payment Request.


Non-Members with PayPal Account

Log in to your PayPal account then click on the Send Money Tab

Send Meeting Fee ($40.00) to