Submit presentation ideas for IAAO Annual Conference by Jan. 31
Interested in presenting at the IAAO Annual Conference in Salt Lake City? The Call for Presentations is now open and the submission deadline is Jan. 31. Anyone interested is encouraged to submit presentation ideas as soon as possible. See the Call for Presentations web page
for more information.
IAAO now accepting applications for new mentorship program
IAAO’s new mentorship program, Value in Exchange, is now accepting applications and the program offers opportunities for individuals interested in being a mentor or mentee. Benefits of mentoring include becoming a good listener, learning the art of delivering feedback, and paying it forward. Benefits for mentees include learning to self-reflect, learning from others, and having an advocate.
IAAO members interested in participating as mentors and/or mentees are encouraged to apply at learn.iaao.org/apply. Additional benefits for participants include increasing self-confidence, increasing self-awareness, and developing leadership skills.
Interested in a designation? Attend a Zoom chat
Beginning in February, the Professional Development Committee members is offering Zoom chats on the second Thursday of every other month to answer questions and share experiences about earning a designation. The first Zoom chat will be Thursday, Feb. 16, on earning an IAAO designation, followed by chats focusing on specific designations featuring designees who have completed the process. An April 13 chat will review the CAE and RES designations, followed by an Aug. 10 chat on the MAS and AAS designations. The year will wrap up with a chat on Dec. 14 on the CMS and PPS designations. There will also be chats in June and October about the overall designation program. Register here.
IAAO accepting submissions for Richard Almy Research Grant Program
The Richard Almy Research Grant Program, formerly the Academic Partnership Program, provides financial support for IAAO members, students, and faculty to complete research in areas related to property appraisal, assessment administration, and property tax policy. IAAO members, along with students and faculty, are eligible to submit proposals. The deadline to apply for 2023 is Jan. 31, 2023. All IAAO members, graduate/postgraduate students and faculty at accredited colleges/universities are eligible to apply. Both international and domestic students are eligible, however the final report must be in the English language. Funding for each approved project will be between $2,500 and $5,000. Grants are awarded for one year. Apply at www.iaao.org/appgrant.
IAAO is hiring
Are you seeking your next opportunity in mass appraisal, to lead and support a large, diverse global community by providing extraordinary service and instilling best practices in assessment administration? Do you possess a curiosity involving mapping and technology? If so, the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) invites you to apply for the Assessor opening. See current list
Update Your Member Profile
IAAO is continuing its demographic data collection campaign to have members update profile information, which includes more details than previously collected. Profile updates are a focal point for the IAAO Diversity and Inclusion Task Force and this information will be used to assess IAAO’s membership makeup and highlight the diversity of our global community. Update your profile at www.iaao.org/demologin.