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Nominating Committee approves candidates for election

Twelve candidates have filed and been approved by the Nominating Committee to run for the IAAO Board of Directors in the annual election to take place Nov. 1-15. L. Wade Patterson, currently IAAO Vice President, is running for President Elect. Patrick Alesandrini, CAE, RES, and Brian E. Gordineer, AAS, are running for Vice President. Running for the Region 1 board spot are Marcy Martin, AAS; Anita NG; and Deborah Nielsen. Running for the Region 2 spot are Brian Gay; Calvin A. Kent, AAS, Ph.D.; R. Lane Partridge; and Samantha Steele. Running for the Region 3 spot are Robert Terry Lee, AAS; and Terry Taylor, CAE, RES, AAS. Candidate videos are now available to view online.

Amendments to Bylaws on November ballot

The IAAO Governance Committee has proposed amendments to the IAAO Bylaws and the IAAO Board of Directors approved its release to be voted on by regular members in the 2020 election, which will take place Nov. 1-15 via email. The amendments were compiled by the Governance Committee during a review of the governing documents to ensure that the By-Laws are clear, concise, and do not repeat or conflict with other governing document language.  A copy of the document with proposed changes is available to view.

IAAO to work to expand opportunities for minorities

In wake of recent protests in the United States and around the globe, as President, I have asked the Board of Directors and our Executive Director to launch a series of activities to recruit black and minority candidates into the assessment and tax policy profession in order to make the assessment industry more reflective of our communities. In addition, IAAO will work to engage and welcome those candidates into the ranks of IAAO, foster their development into IAAO designated assessment professionals, provide expanded volunteer positions for previously underrepresented populations in the IAAO, and finally, provide new pathways to leadership positions in IAAO, both in our volunteer and professional staff ranks. For more details, please view the following video message.

Online 101, 201, and 311 offered this fall

IAAO will offer online versions of courses 101 (Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal), 201 (Appraisal of Land), and 311 (Real Property Modeling Concept) in September and October. The 101 course will be offered online over two weeks on Tuesday and Thursdays, starting September 22, with the exam taking place Oct. 5-7. The 201 course will be offered online over two weeks on Tuesday and Thursdays, starting October 6, with the exam taking place Oct. 19-21. The 311 course will be offered online over two weeks on Monday and Wednesdays, starting September 14, with the exam taking place Sept. 28-30.

Nominating Committee approves candidates for election

IAAO to work to expand opportunities for minorities

Online 101, 201, and 311 offered this fall


2020 Conference

Upcoming Meetings

Annual Conference access available

The 2020 Annual Conference is over however attendees can still view the sessions and anyone who missed the conference can purchase access. Post conference on demand conference registration provides access to videos of all educational sessions, plus Keynote, Plenaries, and Thought Leadership presentations, Board of Directors Candidates messages, and Annual Business Meeting. Also provides access to Conference Photo Wall, Networking/Speaker Directory, Exhibit Hall Booths (no live interaction), Awards/Recognition Page, and Resources and Materials section, which includes forms to track CE credits for sessions.  Cost is $250 for member and $450 for nonmembers.

Legal Seminar set for Dec. 3-4 in Austin, registration now open

The 41st Annual Legal Seminar will be presented at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown Dec. 3-4, 2020, in Austin, Texas. It will cover legal topics of interest to members of the assessment and property tax industry. Attendees may register online or submit a paper form with payment. Fees are $500 for IAAO members and $700 for nonmembers until Nov. 2. After that date, fees increase to $550 for members and $750 for nonmembers. For more information, see the registration and hotel page.

Access to virtual conference registration

Legal seminar set for Dec. 3-4

Industry Events

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  • October 16 2020
    Fall Leadership Days 10/16/2020 Registration for this event is open to committee invitation only. The Loews Kansas City Hotel at 1515 Wyandotte St. Kansas City, MO 64108. Add to Calendar
  • October 21 2020
    Get Creative - Residential Waterfront Valuation Techniques 10/21/2020 IAAO Webinar Series - This webinar will discuss some techniques employed to improve the tricky appraisal assignment of all types of waterfront property. These techniques have been used with a number of different CAMA systems • which is where the creativity comes in! 2-hours of CEUs. Presented by Melissa Lombardo, CAE Add to Calendar
  • December 3 2020
    41st Annual Legal Seminar 12/03/2020 The 41st Annual 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 in Austin on December 3-4. Add to Calendar
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Find the resources you need in the library

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 new 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.

Subject Guides

The library recently released two new subject guides. The Marijuana Valuation Subject Guide provides links to articles, reports and websites with information on this new special property type. The Sustainable Architecture Subject Guide focuses on how green buildings features impact property valuation.

Research Exchange

Subject Guide on Marijuana Valuation

New Sustainable Architecture Subject Guide

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