Pre-Spect Building Inspection & Analysis is owned and operated by Rick DeBoard and his wife Kelli. Rick is the Senior Inspector and is responsible for inspections and field operations and Kelli oversees the finances of the business. Rick has personally inspected over 700 commercial structures and over 7,000 residential buildings to date. Kelli is a Registered Nurse in the operating room of our local hospital.
Rick's Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Master Inspector of the American Institute of Inspectors, (A.I.I.), 1990 to present, Cert #1051
Member Inspector of the California Real Estate Inspectors Association, (CREIA) through 2008
Member of the California Coalition of Home Inspectors
Member of the National Association of Residential Real Estate Professionals
Certified Indoor Air Quality Consultant, by the Environment Solutions Association
1992, 1993 Secretary of A.I.I. Sacramento Valley Chapter
1994, 1995 President of A.I.I. Sacramento Valley Chapter
1999, 2000, 2001 Secretary of A.I.I. National
1999, 2000, 2001, 2006 Member of the Board of Directors of A.I.I. National
1991 through 2006 Served on various committees for A.I.I. National
2008 through 2009 Chairman of the Board for A.I.I. National
Training and Continuing Education:
Home Inspection Certification Training through A.I.I. in 1990
Phase 1 Environmental Assessment Training through A.I.I. in 1993
Commercial Inspection Training through Inspection Training Associates in 2000
Certified Indoor Air Quality Training through Environmental Solutions Association in 2008
Attendance at nearly all of the A.I.I. Annual and Semi-Annual Conferences from 1993 through present.
Attendance at over 120 monthly Chapter Meetings of A.I.I. and CREIA.
Education and Employment History:
1967 - Graduated from Hanford High School, Hanford, California.
1967 to 1968 - Employed as an apprentice carpenter in the construction of industrial and farm structures.
1968 to 1972 - Employed as a framing crew foreman in the construction of industrial and farm structures.
1972 to 1973 - Studied architecture and drafting at College of the Sequoias, Visalia, California.
1973 to 1979 - Employed as a working jobsite superintendent in the construction of industrial buildings.
1979 to 1985 - Owner and manager of construction firm specializing in commercial and industrial buildings.
1985 to 1990 - CEO and general manager of construction firm specializing in new construction of commercial and industrial buildings and residential remodeling.
1990 to present - Self-employed Inspector, performing residential prepurchase inspections, commercial due diligence property assessments and insurance inspections.