Tore Knos

ROTARY:
– Rotarian of the year 2008
– Club President North Atlanta Rotary 2009-10
– Graduate Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) 2012
– Board of Directors Disaster Aid USA, a Rotary sponsored organization 2012-Present
– CADRE Tech. Advisor for Rotary Intl., expertise in sewage and water 2011-Present
– Current active member of Playa Venice Rotary club
– Paul Harris fellow 2010
– Rotary Humanitarian STAR award winner December 2016
– Rotary “Peace Conversation Facilitator” September 2019

Rotary Disaster Aid Work:
– Dominica, November 2017, Providing water filters & building material, Hurricane Maria
– Bahamas, December 2016, Providing water & shelter, hurricane Mathew
– Malaysia, January 2015, provide tents & water filters from flooding
– Philippines, December 2014, provide water filters & building mat., Typhoon Yolanda
– South Sudan, April 2013, providing Shelter and water along border with Sudan

EDUCATION/WORK:
– President, Champia Corp., 1987 – 2011, Building inspection company.
– Adjunct Professor, Southern Polytechnic State University 1996 to 2000, teaching junior level classes in residential and commercial building construction
– Doctorate Public Administration (PHD) from University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. Emphasis on building codes and building code administration, May 2001
– Masters in Public Administration (MPA). Energy/Environmental Management,1981
– Bachelor of Science. Univ. NM Albq., NM; Specialty: Environ. Eng. May 72

CERTIFICATES/DIPLOMAS/ AWARDS:
– Humanitarian Award, David Chow Foundation, 2017
– American Society of Home Inspectors, Certified Inspector #10429, 1990 – Present
– International Code Council (ICC), Residential Inspector (IRC), 5184710-R-5
– Master Plumber, Southern Building Code, State of Georgia, MR-6377, 1987-2012
– Master Contractor, Plumber, heating & Air Uniform Building Code, New Mexico,

FAMILY:
– Wife Michele, Retired political Science Prof., Intl. relations, married for 43 years
– Son 42, married, Graduate USC, Works in film production
– Daughter 40, married with a son, masters degree in multi-media

LEADERSHIP:
– Board of Directors, American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), 2005-2008
– President, American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) GA Chapter, 2003 and 2004
– United States Naval Officer 1972-1995, SEAL Officer retiring as a Commander
– Eagle Scout, 1965, Bradenton Florida

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