Allen Wells Blaker
Mr. Blaker is in the top one half percentile of home inspectors in this country in terms of the numbers of building inspections he has completed. As one of this elite group, he has performed over 11,000 home inspections using the Standards of Professional Practice of The American Society of Home Inspectors, Inc.(ASHI). Since 1985, Mr. Blaker has owned and operated Inspection Specialists on a full time basis. His years of education and experience have enabled him to open a home inspector school training over half the active home inspectors in Arizona.
Mr. Blaker's Accomplishments:
∙ 1986-Present Qualified as an Expert Witness in Pima and Maricopa Counties Superior
Courts and the AZ Registrar of Contractors hearings
∙ 1991 – Founder and first President of Arizona ASHI (currently the largest single state
Chapter of The American Society of Home Inspectors, Inc.)
∙ 2006-2007 KNST, Radio talk show host of “The Home Zone” on Saturdays from noon to
1:00PM, a weekly call-in talk show for home owners and about home ownership.
∙ 2009-2011 AZ ASHI Board Member as Chapter Secretary
∙ 2010-2012 National ASHI Council of Representatives Member, elected as “Group Leader”
of the Rocky Mountain Region Chapters.
∙ Member of the Roofing Consultants Institute
∙ Member of The Environmental Assessment Association
∙ Past Member of The National Fire Protection Association
∙ November, 2009, graduate of the Scottsdale Association of Realtors Leadership Academy, Class XIII
∙ Chosen the “2010 Affiliate of the Year” by the Paradise Valley Luxury Home Tour
∙ AZ ASHI Chapter Board of Directors (four years)
∙ AZ ASHI Strategic Planning Committee Chair
∙ ASHI National Board of Directors (six years)
∙ ASHI National Council of Representatives (three years)
∙ ASHI National Mentoring Program Committee (two years)
∙ ASHI National Insurance Committee (two years)
∙ ASHI National Standards Committee (one year)
∙ ASHI National Membership Committee (two years)
∙ ASHI National Conference Entertainment Committee (two years)
∙ ASHI National Education Exam Committee (two years)
∙ ASHI On-Line Task Force
∙ Kiwanis International member from 1980, elected as Chapter President, 1985
∙ Served on numerous Committees for the Tucson Association of Realtors from 1985-2002
∙ Currently serves on the Scottsdale Association of Realtors Community Outreach & Awareness Committee.
∙ Chairman of the “Paint Project” Rebuild America program, 2008, 2009, 2010
∙ Habitat for Humanity participant, Scottsdale Luxury Home Tour group, 2009
∙ Performed on the “Show of Shows” to raise charity money for the Women’s Council
of Realtors Charities, 1987-2001
∙ Performer in the STAAR Night show (to raise charity money for the Hutch Fund), 2008, 2009, and 2010.
∙ Performed the “Star Spangled Banner” for the Women’s Council of Realtors fashion
show and for the “Republican Club of AZ”.
∙ Scottsdale Association of Realtors