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Meeting Details

02/26/2018 at 10:00 am
Stephen F. Austin Building, Room 400A
1700 North Congress
Austin, TX 78701

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TREC Inspector Committee

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Note: While the written portion of the minutes below are published in agenda order, the items may have been presented in a different order.

Agenda Item 1. Call to order & roll call .

The Chair called the meeting to order at 10:00 AM.

Committee members attending  in person:

Dianna Rose, Lee Warren, Brad Phillips, Steven Rinehart, Shawn Emerick, Brad Phillips, Matt Hart

Committee Members attending via telephone:

Barbara Evans

Commissioners attending in person:

Adrian Arriaga

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)

Agenda Item 2. Election of Officers.


Brad Phillips nominated Dianna Rose for Committee Chair. It was seconded by Matt Hart. The nomination was approved unanimously.

Mr. Phillips nominated Lee Warren as Committee Vice Chai. t was seconded by Barbara Evans. The nomination was approved unanimously.

Lee Warren naominated Brad Phillips for Committee Secretary. It was seconded by Shawn Emerick. The nomination was approved unanimously.

The chair reapponted the current subcommittee chairs and members.

Agenda Item 3. Ratification of the minutes of the January 22, 2018 meeting.


A motion was made by Mr. Warren, seconded by Mr. Hart, to ratify the minutes as approved.

The motion passed unanimously.

Agenda Item 4. General comments from visitors on non-agenda items.

No comments were made.

Agenda Item 5. Reports from Subcommittees:

Mr. Warren gave Standards and Practice Subcommittee.

No Enforcement Subcommittee report was given.

No Education Subcommittee report was given.

Agenda Item 6. Staff Reports:

Tony Slagle presented the report for Administration & Management Services (AMS)

Michael Malloy presented the report for Standards & Enforcement Services (SES)

Gwen Jackson presented the Education & Licensing Services (ELS)

Agenda Item 7. Discussion regarding a possible legislative fix for all inspector consumer recovery issues to be recommended as part of the agency’s sunset review, including:

a. Insurance requirements for inspectors;

b. Real Estate Inspection Recovery Fund; and

c. Contractual limitations of liability.


Milke Cothran, representing TPREIA.

Paul Roebuck representing TPREIA.

Eddie Doran, representing himself.

Brenda Roebuck representing TPREIA.

Scott Regan, represting TAREI.

John Cahill, representing himself (via telephone).

Bruce McQuery, representing himself.


The Committee decided to form a working group to look into these issues and bring a recomendation to the committe for consideration. The working group will be made up of the entire Inspector Committee and Paul Roebuck, reprenting TPREIA and Mike Hammel, represtening TAREI.

BREAK: The Chair called for a break at 11:35 AM and reconveined the meeting at 11:43 AM.

Agenda Item 8. Discussion and possible action regarding content development for the Standards of Practice Review mandatory 4-hour inspector continuing education course.


Agenda Item 9. Discussion and possible action regarding amendments to 22 TAC 535.201, Definitions.


Milke Cothran, representing TPREIA.


A motion was made by Mr. Phillips,  seconded by Mr. Warren, to to recomend that the Commission propose amemndments to 22 TAC 535.201, Definitions as proposed by staff.

The motion passed unanimously.

Agenda Item 10. Request for future meeting agenda items.

No items were propossed.

Agenda Item 11. Discussion of future meeting dates.

The Working Group meeting was set for 9:30 on March 26, and the next Inspector Committee meeting was set fro Friday, April 6 at 10 AM. 

Agenda Item 12. Adjourn.

The cahir adjourned the meeting at 12:08 PM.