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Recognize IAAO on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28

Will you consider donating to an IAAO charitable fund on Giving Tuesday? IAAO is a 501(c)(3) organization, and donations to IAAO are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the Internal Revenue Code. “Giving Tuesday” is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States, and you can show your passion for the organization and commitment to the future of the profession by donating to one of these funds.
• IAAO Education Fund
• Building Donation Campaign
• Trust Funds (Jeff Hunt Memorial Trust, Paul V. Coursy Library Trust, and Timothy Hageman Trust)
   As we close out the year with the holidays ahead of us, this is the perfect time of the year to give, and you can click the button above or go to www.iaao.org/GivingTuesday. For donations of investments and hard-to-value assets, contact IAAO at weber@iaao.org.

IAAO elections results released

Results for the election for the 2024 IAAO Board of Directors have been released. Congratulations to the candidates.

President-Elect  - Donna VanderVries, CAE, AAS, PPS (Michigan) 
Vice President  - William Healey, RES (Maine)
Region 1 -  Douglas P. Warr, AAS (Oklahoma)
Region 2 -  Lloyd Funk, CAE (Manitoba)
Region 3 -  Kevin Prine, MPA, RES, AAS, RAA, GAA, MNAA (Virginia)

Board approves 30-day exposure on changes Mass Appraisal Standard

Updates to the Standard on Mass Appraisal of Real Property has been approved by the IAAO Board of Directors for exposure to members for 30 days. This standard replaces the 2018 rewrite of the standard, which replaced the April 2013 Standard on Mass Appraisal of Real Property. The Research & Standards Committee updated the section on "Alternative to Periodic Site Inspections" with a section on "Considerations for Establishing a Property Inspection Plan." The update changes also included changing references to CAMAs to mass appraisal systems. A clean copy and copy with markups are available for review. Comments should be sent to Assessment Advisor Shannon Hiss, RES, RMA, at hiss@iaao.org.  The comment period will run from Nov. 14 to Dec. 13, 2023.

IAAO accepting applications for Executive Director position

IAAO has begun accepting applications as part of its search for a new Executive Director. The job description has been posted online and the selected individual will be responsible for ensuring the successful execution of the organization’s overall strategic plan while overseeing and managing all facets of the association. The Executive Director will work closely and transparently with the Board of Directors to formulate strategies and translate them into actionable strategies aimed at fostering growth. The position closes on December 14, 2023 and candidates will be notified shortly thereafter regarding the status of their application. 

Update Your Member Profile

IAAO is continuing its demographic data collection campaign to have members update profile information. 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



Meetings & Programs

IAAO Legal Seminar Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 in Louisville

Registration is now open for the 2023 IAAO Legal Seminar, set for Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 in Louisville at the Omni Louisville Hotel. The theme for the seminar is "Assessing the New Norm" and attendees will hear from industry experts on legal topics of interest to members of the assessment and property tax industry. Continuing legal education credits (CLEs) will be available and IAAO will seek approval for continuing legal education credits for states that were requested by Oct. 1. The amount of CLE credit varies by state. Requests for IAAO to seek CLE credit must have made no later than Oct. 1. Register Here. 

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  • November 30 2023
    2023 IAAO Legal Seminar 11/30/2023 The 2023 IAAO Legal Seminar offers the unique perspective of members who are primarily involved in legal issues. The seminar presents substantive and procedural developments in law that affect assessments and valuation.
    The seminar will take place at the Omni Louisville Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky on Nov. 30 - Dec. 1.
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  • December 14 2023
    Designation Discourse: CMS & PPS Designations December 12/14/2023 Thinking about earning an IAAO CMS or PPS designation? Current CMS and PPS designees will be available to answer your questions.
    Beginning in February, join Professional Development Committee members, select current designees, and program staff on the second Thursday of every other month as they answer questions and share experiences in earning a designation. This is an informal Zoom chat for those interested in earning an IAAO designation, and all are welcome.
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  • March 25 2024
    Instructor Evaluation Workshop 03/25/2024 IAAO is offering the Instructor Evaluation Workshop, March 25-27, 2024 in Southbridge, Massachusetts. IAAO’s Instructor Evaluation Workshop (IEW) is an intensive 2 1/2-day event that allows you to showcase your training skills and abilities related to the delivery of IAAO materials in a live classroom setting. Those who pass the event will be junior instructors and certified to teach in a traditional in-person classroom. Prior to participating in the IEW, IAAO recommends you have experience in public speaking and facilitating training events. Registration ends Jan. 19, 2024. Add to Calendar
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Looking for an IAAO resource? Find all of our internationally recognized publications, standards, and periodicals here. Members have full access to the IAAO Library as well as IAAO Connect, our member community networking tool.

Research Exchange

The IAAO Research Exchange is also now available. The Research Exchange is the central repository for research papers and journal articles relevant to the property tax assessment and administration community. 

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