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PCS looking for independent contractors for projects

Professional Consulting Services of IAAO is seeking independent contractors who can offer up to 80 hours to assist with projects and have immediate need for a project in the midwest and request interested parties to apply as soon as possible. This project requires expertise in several areas and compensation will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Please indicate your relevant experience and training on the PCS contractor interest form, along with a cover letter, which includes your expected compensation range, and resume to:  clark@iaao.org or mail to:  Larry Clark, CAE, FIAAO, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Professional Consulting Services of IAAO, LLC, 314 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105.

Since its founding, Professional Consulting Services of IAAO has performed consulting services in several areas of mass appraisal throughout the United States and other locations worldwide. Due to increased demand for our services, we are seeking qualified independent contractors to assist with future projects. For more information see the following.

Proposed Bylaws changes, candidates on November ballot

Several changes to the IAAO Bylaws have been approved to be on the ballot in November, including: (1) a change to the Association’s mission, (2) updating the professional conduct rules, and (3) establishing the President-Elect as Treasurer in addition to serving as Chair of the Finance Committee. IAAO elections will take place Nov. 1-15, via email, and regular members will vote on candidates for President-Elect, Vice President, and Region representatives, along with whether to approve the proposed changes to the Bylaws. Associate members will vote only on the candidates for the Associate Board member. The proposed Bylaws are available to download in a clean version to review, along with a marked-up version showing highlighted additions and strikethroughs indicating removed text. The ballot will ask members to approve the revised document in its entirety. See following for downloads and more information.

IAAO releases diversity statement

The IAAO Board of Directors recently approved a diversity statement and announced it on Monday, Aug. 30 during the Opening Session at the IAAO Annual Conference in Chicago. Following is the statement.  IAAO President Greg McHenry, AAS and Opal Hudson, Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Task Force filmed a video on the subject. 

IAAO is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a primary organizational core value. As a global community of diverse mass appraisal professionals, we can best fulfill our mission and vision by ensuring all individuals experience an equitable, inclusive IAAO environment. We incorporate DEI principles and practices into our goals of professional development, community engagement, communications and advocacy, and business innovation. To sustain this commitment, we implement meaningful metrics and measures. A diverse, equitable, and inclusive IAAO will continue to serve as a leader in making the assessment industry more reflective of the communities we serve. 

Candidates certified for Board of Directors election

The IAAO Board of Directors approved the 2021 Nominating Committee report certifying the following candidates to be placed on the November ballot for consideration in the 2021 elections for service to begin Jan. 1, 2022.

• Pat Alesandrini, CAE, RES, Tampa, FL

Vice President
• Lisa Hobart, CAE, PPS, FIAAO, Birmingham, MI
• Rebecca Malmquist, CAE, Minneapolis, MN

Region 1
• Kara Endicott, CAE, RES, Olathe, KS
• Doug Warr, AAS, Norman, OK

Region 2
• Greg Hutchinson, Howell, NJ

Region 3
• Bobby T. Lee, Esq., AAS, Mount Juliet, TN

• Jason Camp, Ph.D., Mississippi State, MS
• Ryan Cavanah, CAE, Nashville, TN
• Daniel Fasteen, Ph.D., Minneapolis, MN 


Meetings & Programs

2021 Legal Seminar in Fort Lauderdale, registration open

The IAAO Legal Seminar will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Dec. 2-3, 2021 and registration is now open. The seminar will cover legal topics of interest to members of the assessment and property tax industry. The seminar will take place at The Dalmar Hotel and attendees may reserve by Nov. 1 for $195 per room, based on availability. Registration fees are $500 for members and $700 for nonmembers until Nov. 1 and then increase to $550 and $750. The legal seminar brochure is available to download.

Industry Events

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  • November 3 2021
    Women’s Initiative Workshop - Emotionally Effective Leaders 11/03/2021 Building Diversity, Equity & Inclusion From a Foundation of Emotional Intelligence - The Workshop is a 16-hour online workshop presented by Christine Watkins Davies, MA, PCC and Zach Montroy, SPHR on Nov. 3,4, 17 and18 ( Noon to 4:00 pm CST each day) The event was originally scheduled to take place in September. Add to Calendar
  • December 2 2021
    IAAO Legal Seminar 12/02/2021 The 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 in Ft. Lauderdale on December 2-3, 2021. 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.

Learn more about the Library during the summer of 2021 with our Words With Assessors game. For more information, check out the article in the May/June 2021 issue of F+E.

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.

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Subject Guide on Marijuana Valuation

New Sustainable Architecture Subject Guide

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