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: firstname.lastname@example.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
• Lisa Hobart, CAE, PPS, FIAAO, Birmingham, MI
• Rebecca Malmquist, CAE, Minneapolis, MN
• Kara Endicott, CAE, RES, Olathe, KS
• Doug Warr, AAS, Norman, OK
• Greg Hutchinson, Howell, NJ
• 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