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07/17/2017 at 10:00 am
Stephen F. Austin Building, Room 170
1700 North Congress
Austin, TX 78701

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TREC Inspector Committee

The meeting agenda and any meeting materials can be found under "Meeting Materials" on the right side of this page. These minutes set out the agenda item, the subject matter discussed, and any action taken on each item.

Agenda Item  1. Call to order & roll call.

The Chair called the meeting to order at 10:07 am.

Committee members attending  in person:

Dianna Rose, Barbara Evans, Lee Warren, Matt Hart, Steven Rinehart, Shawn Emerick, Doyle Williamson

Committe Members attending via telephone:

Brad Phillips

TREC Staff attending :

Kristin Worman (Deputy General Counsel), Gwen Jackson (Director, Education and Licensing), Michael Molloy (Staff Attorney), Jennifer Wheeler (Education Manager),Tony Slagle (Government Affairs), Mark Moore (Director, TREC SES), Mike Sample Deihl  (Education Specialis), Taylor Wood (Legal Intern)

Visistors Attending in Person:

Ed Doran ( SChool), Sylvia Busk (Champions School of Real Estate), Roy Carter (Champions School of Real Estate), William Baldwin (DNS Home Inspections)

Aegnda Item 2. Ratification of the minutes of the April 3, 2017 meeting.


A motion was made by Lee Warren, seconded by Barbar Evans, to ratify the minutes as approved.

The motion passed unanimously.

Agenda Item 3. General comments from visitors on non-agenda items.

Ed Doran, representing Shhool made commnets.

Agenda Item 4. Reports from Subcommittees.

Brad Phillips presented the Education Subcommitee Report

No Enforcement or SOP Subcommitee Reports were given

Agenda Item 5. Staff reports from Administration & Management Services (including legislative update), Standards and Enforcement Services, and Education & Licensing Services.

Kristen Worman, Depety General Counsel, presented the AMS Report

Tony Slagle provides a information on the upcomming Special Session

Michael Molloy, Staff Attorney for Standards and Enforcemnt Services, presented the SES report

Gwen Jackson, Director of Education and Licensing Services, presented the ELS Report

Comments were made by Ed Doran (representing school) made comments

Comments were made by Roy Carter, representing Champions SChool of Real Estate


Agenda Item 6. Discussion and possible action regarding exempt CE providers, including the process for awarding CE credit from those providers.

COMMITTEE ACTION: A motion was made by Brad Phillips, seconded by Mr. Warren, to to recommend amending the rules to remove the provisons exception for certain CE providers from TREC licensure, sections 535.218(f) and 535.71(b).

The motion passed unanimously.

Agenda Item 7. Discussion and possible action regarding direct supervision of apprentice inspectors.


No Action Taken.

Agenda Item 8. Discussion and possible action regarding posting photos from home inspections on Social Media


This Item will be brought back to the Committee at its next meeting. 

Agenda Item 9. Discussion and Possible Action regarding amendments to:

a.       22 TAC §535.211, Professional Liability Insurance, or Any Other Insurance that Provides Coverage for Violations of Subchapter G of Chapter

1102; and

b.       REI COI-2 (Certificate of Insurance).

Comments were made by Ed Doran, reprenting Schoiol


A motion was made by Mr. Phillips, seconded by Mr. Warren, to recomend the Commission amend the rules relating to mandatory insurance and certificate of insurance to prohibit defense withinin limits language that reduce the statutorily required limits.

The motion passed unanimously.

Agenda Item 10. Request for future meeting agenda items.

Information regarding Agenda Item 8 - posting photos from home inspection on Social Media

Agenda Item 11. Discussion of future meeting dates

The SOP Subcommitee is scehduled to meet at 9am on October 9, with a meeting of the full committee scheduled for that same day at 10am.

Agenda Item 12. Adjourn

The meeting was adjoured at 11:51 am.