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					Vitae Steve Zivolich, M.A., I.H., C.M.C. 26 Arcade, Irvine, CA 92603 Office Phone 888.252.2274, Cell Phone 949.230.6800 E-mail gpinspect@cox.net Websites: www.irvine-toxic-mold-investigation.com, www.gpinspect.com

Experience
1998 – Present: Owner and Senior Inspector/Investigator •Guaranteed Property Inspection & Mold Investigation, Inc., (GPI) “The Mold Detective” •GPI is a Southern California real estate inspection and environmental investigation corporation. •Completion of over 4,500 residential, commercial, mold and environmental inspections. •Expert witness for mold and construction defect litigation. •American IAQ Council, Certification Board Member •Provided over 50 educational seminars for professional organizations including the Orange County Association of Realtors, Indoor Air Quality Association and the Indoor Environmental Standards Organization.

Certifications
• Council-Certified Microbial Consultant, American Indoor Air Quality Council • Asbestos Certified Building Inspector, AHERA Accreditation • Radon Measurement Provider, National Radon Proficiency Program, CA Dept. of Health • CREIA Certified Inspector, California Real Estate Inspector Association • ASHI Certified Inspector, American Society of Home Inspector, #244157 • Certified Partner of Environmental Data Resources • Certified Residential Inspector, Inspection Training Association • Certified Energy Inspector, Energy Check-Up™

Memberships
• American Industrial Hygiene Association #163536 • California Real Estate Inspectors Association • American Society of Home Inspectors, #244157 • American Indoor Air Quality Council #12700 • A+ Rated Better Business Bureau Member #13092605 • National Environmental Health Association #105129 RT • US Green Builders Council, Orange County Chapter

Professional Endeavors and Consultation
•American IAQ Council, Certification Board Member, 2006-Present. •Field Instructor, Kaplan Professional Schools, Inspection Training Associates, 2006-2008. •Expert Defense Witness: Inspection: Inspection, Written Report, Deposition. Consultation and Court Testimony, regarding construction defects of a single family home, Sima Fard, Esq., 2008. •Expert Plaintiff Witness: Inspection: Inspection, Written Report, Deposition, Consultation and Court Testimony, regarding construction defects of a single family home, Sima Fard, Esq., 2008. •Expert Plaintiff Witness: Consultation and Written Opinion, Christensen Law Offices, LLC, regarding apartment microbial contamination, 2007-2008. •Expert Plaintiff Witness: Microbial Investigation and Written Report, residential condo, Combs and Schaertel, 2008. •Expert Defense Witness: Deposition, Written Opinion and Consultation, Johnson, Cebula and Rygh, regarding single family home microbial, 2007-2008. •Consultant, Beth Jacob Temple, regarding microbial contamination, 2008. •Consultant, East Whittier School District, regarding microbial and industrial hygiene investigation, 2007. •Consultant, and Written Report, regarding microbial and industrial hygiene investigation of commercial building, Spainhour Law Group, 2007-Present. •Standards Development Committee, Indoor Environmental Standards Organization, 2007-Present. •Consultant, and Written Report, Suberbia/Village Green HOA, regarding condo moisture investigation, 2007. •Consultant, Investigation and Written Report, Pyfrom and Associates, microbial investigation apartment building, 2007-Present. •Expert Plaintiff Witness: Microbial Investigation, Consultation, Mediation, Spainhour Law Group, regarding residential condos for microbial contamination and construction defect, 2006-2007. •Consultant, Phillip Officer Esq., regarding mobile home for construction defect, 2006. •Expert Plaintiff Witness: Deposition, Microbial Investigation, Thomas, Whitelaw and Tyler, regarding a single family residence for construction defect and microbial case, 2006. •Consultant and Written Report, New Life Church commercial building microbial contamination, 2006. •Consultant and Written Report, Riverside County Office of Education classroom industrial hygiene, 2006. •Consultant, Investigation, and Written Report, Keystone Property Management regarding HOA condo for microbial contamination, 2005. •Consultant, and Written Reports Biola University regarding three single family residences for microbial and asbestos contamination, 2005-2007. •Consultant, and Written Report, Blatz, Pyfrom and Associates, regarding a single family residence for construction defect and microbial contamination, 2005. •Consultant, Moina Shiv Esq., regarding single family home microbial contamination, 2005. •Consultant, Thomas, Whitelaw and Tyler, regarding a condo microbial contamination, 2004. •Consultant, Beth Jacob Temple, regarding microbial contamination, 2003. •Consultant, and Written Report, Sage High School, regarding microbial contamination, 2003.

Education
•BA and MA Degree, California State University Los Angeles. •Certified Microbial Consultant, American Indoor Air Quality Council, Phoenix, AZ •Certified Microbial Investigator, American Indoor Air Quality Council, Phoenix, AZ •AHERA Asbestos Abatement Building Inspector, Ecologics, Santa Ana, CA •AHERA Asbestos Abatement Consultant, Ecologics, Santa Ana, CA •Radon and Radon Decay Product Measurement, Center for Environmental Research, Denver, CO. • Mold Recognition, Evaluation and Control, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA. • Certified Neighborhood Environmental Inspector, Environmental Data Resources, Milford, CT. •Mold and Healthy Home, Mets Laboratories, Oceanside, CA •Mold Inspection and Assessment, Environmental Solutions Association, Williamsport, PA •Level 200 Indoor Air Quality Inspection, Environmental Solutions Association, Santa Ana, CA •Mold University, EMLab, San Diego, CA •Air-O-Cell Sampling & Analysis Techniques, Zefon International, Irvine, CA •Utilizing Particle Identification Data to Solve Non-Microbiological related Indoor Environmental Air Quality Problems, Health Science Associates, Anaheim, CA •IAQ and Industrial Testing, EMSL Laboratories, Anaheim, CA •Radon Measurement Technician, Spruce Environmental Technologies, Inc., Los Angeles, CA •Radon Gas & the Home Inspector, Western Regional Radon Training Center, Los Angeles, CA •Residential Property Inspection, Inspection Training Associates, Oceanside, CA •Roofing and Framing Seminar, OC CREIA, Costa Mesa, CA •Pool and Spa Inspection, Inspection Training Associates, Oceanside, CA •Level One Training in Residential Energy Efficiency, Energy Checkup, Los Angeles, CA •Level Two Training in Residential Energy Efficiency, Energy Checkup, Los Angeles, CA •FEMA/Alltech Disaster Housing Field Inspector, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Anaheim, CA •Electric and Magnetic Fields, Edison, City of Industry, CA •Irvine Community Police Academy Class #19.

Community Involvement
•Volunteer CEO, Board of Directors Steve Zivolich is the founder, and current volunteer CEO of the non-profit corporation Integrated Resources Institute (IRI), located in Santa Ana, California. The IRI mission is to assist persons with significant disabilities to fully integrate into their community, through community service and employment. Since 1986, IRI has facilitated community employment for of over 20,000 persons with disabilities throughout the United States and Australia. Steve is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, presented by the California Governor's Committee for the Employment of Persons with Disabilities. •Member and Paul Harris Fellow, Irvine Spectrum Chapter of Rotary International Rotary club members are professional leaders who volunteer in their communities and promote world understanding and peace. Rotary clubs support community projects at home and abroad. Rotary is known as the world’s largest provider of international education scholarships. Clubs are nonreligious, governmental and open to every race, culture and creed.


				
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