The Team

Russell Cass
Russell CassCPI, CTech, ASTTBC, RRFA
Russell is of South African heritage and came to Home Inspections in 2000 from a background in Construction, Appraisal and Property Development. Completing an Apprenticeship as a Carpenter in 1978 and passed the final exam for acceptance in South Africa as an appraiser in 1986. These Appraisals were for Residential and Commercial Property including Mining, Agricultural and Heavy Industry. Property Development encompassed the Building of Residential Property, Gas Stations and Supermarkets. An active member of the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (ASTTBC), registered as a Building and Architectual Professional with a Certified Technician (CTech), Certified Property Inspector (CPI), Registered Reserve Fund Analyst (RRFA) and licensed by Consumer Protection as a Home Inspector (License # 47837) and past member of the Institute of Valuers of South Africa and South African Council of Valuers.
Kelly Cass
Kelly CassGeneral Manager
Eric Ponsford
Eric PonsfordCHI, CTECH, ASTTBC
Eric is a Technical Specialist registered with Applied Science and Technologists and Technicians of B.C. (ASTTBC) as a Certified Home Inspector (License # 67228). Eric is working towards his CTech designation with ASTTBC and has been with HomeCheck since 2012. Eric has a background in Construction (Eric and Russell worked together in Construction in the 1970’s). As a successful Fisherman in the 1980’s/1990’s with all of the business, survival and communication skills acquired. Eric has been married for many years and has children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. As a result he has grey hair and is easy to relate to.
Raine Lee Becker
Raine Lee BeckerCHI, CTECH, ASTTBC
Raine is a Technical Specialist registered with Applied Science and Technologists and Technicians of B.C. (ASTTBC) as a Certified Home Inspector (License # 75629). Raine is working towards his CTech designation with ASTTBC and has been with HomeCheck 2017. Raine has a background in Construction and Computer Science. Years of experience in the computer field has provided him with a strong background in Systems Analysis, communication and an eye for detail. Raine is bilingual and is able to communicate home inspection information in Spanish. A fan of a low emissions lifestyle, Raine is knowledgeable in home energy efficiency upgrades. Raine is a Technical Specialist registered with Applied Science and Technologists and Technicians of B.C. (ASTTBC) as a Certified Home Inspector (License # 75629). Raine is working towards his CTech designation with ASTTBC and has been with HomeCheck 2017. Raine has a background in Construction and Computer Science. Years of experience in the computer field has provided him with a strong background in Systems Analysis, communication and an eye for detail. Raine is bilingual and is able to communicate home inspection information in Spanish. A fan of a low emissions lifestyle, Raine is knowledgeable in home energy efficiency upgrades.
Chad Dennison
Chad DennisonCHI, ASTTBC
Chad is a Technical Specialist registered with Applied Science and Technologists and Technicians of B.C. (ASTTBC) as a Certified Home Inspector (License # 75629). Chad is working towards his CTech designation with ASTTBC and has been a Victoria home inspector since 2016 and joined HomeCheck in 2018.
Joey Boulanger
Joey BoulangerCHI, CTECH, ASTTBC
Joey is a Technical Specialist registered with Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ASTTBC) as a Certified Home Inspector (License #: 81375) and is working towards his ASCT designation. Joey has a diploma in Civil Engineering Technology (Camosun College, 2009) and a background in Civil, Commercial and Residential construction. His solutions-based approach to Home Inspection is grounded in a practical understanding of the fundamentals of Building Science and the need to communicate effectively, often to a non-technical audience. As Joey puts it, “I will make sure that you know what I know about the property, in plain language that you can understand”. Joey has been on Vancouver Island his whole life and is currently living in the Cowichan Valley where he is the newest member of the HomeCheck team, all of whom serve Central and South Vancouver Island including the West Coast and the Gulf Islands.