Jim Pearson, CMH is the President of Mold Inspection Services, Inc. He started this business twenty years ago to augment his multi-line disaster restoration business. Now, he spends most of his time inspecting properties and providing expertise and services regarding mold. As a Certified Mechanical Hygienist, Jim is a specialist in Indoor Air Quality issues such as mold and chemical sensitivities.
Mr. Pearson co-authored IICRC’s S520, Mold Remediation Standard and Reference Guide in 2003 and has remained involved as the Chair of the Standard’s Consensus Body updating and editing the ANSI Certified International document for over 1 years. He is also a 12-year Standards Writer for ASHRAE.
Jim is a frequent presenter at national technical seminars and a speaker at international industry conventions. He served two terms as an Officer and Director of the Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration, International (ASCR). He also served as the Chairman of the Environmental Council of this 65-year-old organization.
Jim is a Past Director and President of the IICRCA Council of Associations supporting over 50,000 technicians. He has been retained many times as an expert witness in remediation, restoration, and environmental legal matters.
He is a contributing consultant to industry magazines and has authored hundreds of nationally distributed newsletters and procedural guides.
Over the years, Mr. Pearson has had over a dozen feature articles published in ASCR’s Cleaning & Restoration Magazine, R&R Magazine, Alternative Medicine, & Claims Magazine.
Jim has a new book out on Amazon.com called “What’s all the Fuss about Mold?”
Mr. Pearson is Certified by the Montana Board of Realty Regulation as an instructor on environmental issues. He offers regular continuing education classes about mold to real estate professionals.