President (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2023)
Chief Information Officer
Hillsborough County Property Appraiser
(1/1/2023 - 12/31/2023)
City Assessor, City of Minneapolis
(1/1/2022 - 12/31/2023)
Muskegon County, Michigan
Past President (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2023)
Garfield County Assessor (retired)
Kansas City, Missouri
Region 3 (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2025)
Tax Administrator, Durham County Tax Administrator's Office
Durham, North Carolina
Region 2 (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2025)
Fulton County Board of Assessors
Region 1 (1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024)
Real Property Valuation Manager
Johnson County, Kansas
Region 2 (1/1/2021 - 12/31/2023)
Managing Director, Suncorp Valuations
Peterborough, Ontario (Canada)
Region 3 (1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024)
Howell, New Jersey
Region 1 (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2025)
Williamson Central Appraisal District
Region 2 (1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024)
Lee Law Firm
Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
Region 1 (1/1/2021 - 12/31/2023)
Real Property Tax Administrator
County of Maui
Region 3 (1/1/2021 - 12/31/2023)
Director of Real Estate Residential Assessment
Orange County, Florida
Associate Member (1/1/2022 - 12/31/2024)
National Sales Manager
Tax Management Associates
White Pine, Tennessee
L. Wade Patterson
L. Wade Patterson is the IAAO 2023 Past President. He is a retired county assessor in Garfield County, Oklahoma, and was IAAO President for 2022.
His IAAO involvement and leadership work include having been a member of the Governance Committee, the Board of Directors, the Budget Committee, the Exhibitors Advisory Council, the USPAP Committee, the Executive Director Search Committee, the Infrastructure Review Committee, and was a past chair of the Communications Committee. He also served as a past president of the Oklahoma IAAO Chapter and received its George Keyes award in 2013.
Wade was active in state leadership roles in Oklahoma, representing Gov. Mary Fallin on the Task Force on Comprehensive Tax Reform, as well as being appointed to the State Geographic Information Systems Council by former Gov. Brad Henry, and to the State Board of Equalization Subcommittee by Gov. Kevin Stitt.
He served in various roles in the Oklahoma Assessor's Association: as president, a member of its board of directors, and chair of four of its committees.
Patrick Alesandrini, CAE, RES
Patrick Alesandrini, CAE, RES, is the 2023 IAAO President and is the Hillsborough County, Florida, Chief Information Officer. He works in the office of Bob Henriquez and served last year as the President-Elect/Treasurer of IAAO.
Pat is a senior IAAO instructor and is approved to teach over 25 courses, workshops, and seminars. He served on the IAAO Board from 2016-2018 and has served on numerous committees and task forces.
He has a strong passion for the diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts of IAAO and has worked diligently to promote these issues throughout the industry.
Pat also has his MAI and SRA designations, is a Florida state-certified general real estate appraiser, and a certified USPAP instructor. He and his wife, Mary, have been married for 43 years, have a daughter Elizabeth, and enjoy boating, traveling, and cooking together.
Debra McGuire, MBA, IOM, CAE
Debra McGuire, MBA, IOM, CAE is the Executive Director of IAAO, joining in January 2021.
Previously Ms. McGuire served as Founder and CEO of Association Interim Solutions in Dallas. She has also served as President & Chief Executive Officer of the American Fire Sprinkler Association; CEO and Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Family Physicians-Michigan Chapter; and Director of Education and Communications for the Michigan Townships Association.
She earned her Master of Business Administration from Cornerstone University and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University.
She also completed the Institute of Organizational Management program at the University of Notre Dame and achieved the Certified Association Executive designation from the American Society of Association Executives.
Rebecca Malmquist, CAE
Rebecca L. Malmquist, CAE is the IAAO President-Elect/Treasurer in 2023. Outside of IAAO she is City Assessor in Minneapolis, and has been a member of IAAO since 2000.
She served as an IAAO Board member from 2018-20, was IAAO Vice President in 2022, and co-founded IAAO's Women's Initiative Network.
In addition to serving on multiple committees and task forces, she has been an instructor since 2015 and has authored and instructed sessions at annual conferences and GIS/CAMA conferences. Her IAAO awards include the Matylda Zurowska Hudak Member of the Year Award in 2018, and she is a four-time winner of the John A. Zangerle Award as managing editor of MAAO's Equal Eyes magazine.
She is a Certified Assessment Evaluator and a Minnesota Senior Accredited Assessor. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in urban and regional studies and geography from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
Donna VanderVries, CAE, AAS, PPS, Esq.
Donna VanderVries, CAE, AAS, PPS, Esq. is the 2023 Vice President of the IAAO. Outside of IAAO she is Equalization Director for Muskegon County, Michigan.
She has been an IAAO member since 2001 and has served on the Board from 2019-2021. She also served on the IAAO Goverance, Finance, Planning and Rules, and Profession Development Committee, along with the Professional Designations Subcommittee, and as an IAAO Representative.
She has served on the Appraisal Foundation Appraisal Practices Board and Appraiser Qualifications Board; the Mid-Michigan Association of Assessing Officers Board; the Michigan Assessors Association Board; and the Michigan Association of Equalization Directors Board.
She received an accounting degree from Wright State University, a law degree from Ohio State University; and a Masters degree in Tax from the University of Cincinnati. She has achieved the following IAAO designations: Assessment Administration Specialist (AAS), Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE), and Personal Property Specialist (PPS). She also has received the Accredited Senior Appraiser from the American Society of Appraisers and is a Certified General Appraiser and a Michigan Master Assessing Officer, as well as a CPA and attorney.
She has served as Equalization Director for more than 15 years and also has served as an adjunct professor for 18 years.
Dwane Brinson, CAE, RES, AAS
Dwane Brinson, CAE, RES, AAS is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Region 3. Outside of IAAO he is the Tax Administrator for Durham County Tax Administrator's Office in Durham, North Carolina.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mount Olive, an MBA from Campbell University, and an MPA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Mr. Brinson has been an IAAO member for more than 15 years and earned the Certified Assessment Evaluator, Assessment Administration Specialist, and Residential Evaluation Specialist designations. He has served on the IAAO Scholarship Committee, the Professional Designations Subcommittee, and the Professional Development Committee. In 2021 the Durham County Tax Administrator's Office earned the Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration (CEAA).
Roderick Conley, AAS, RES
Roderick Conley, AAS, RES is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Region 2. Outside of IAAO he recently became the Chief Appraiser for Fulton County in Georgia.
He has earned both the IAAO Assessment Administration Specialist (AAS) and the Residential Evaluation Specialist (RES) designation and served on the 2022 IAAO Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. He is a member in good standing with the local chapter, the Georgia Association of Assessing Officials (GAAO) and has earned the Georgia Certified Appraiser (GCA) designation. He served on the Executive Board as the Southeast District Representative of GAAO from 2016 to 2020.
In 2021, under Roderick's administration at the Chatham Board of Assessors, the jurisdiction received the Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration (CEAA) designation from IAAO.
Kara Endicott, CAE, RES
Kara Endicott, CAE, RES is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Region 1. Outside of IAAO she is Real Property Valuation Manager in Johnson County, Kansas.
She has been an IAAO member since 2003, earned multiple designations and has served on several committees and task forces and is an instructor.
She most recently has been working on the Education Committee to update current IAAO material, to produce new, relevant offerings.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degrees in theater arts and in communication from Kansas State University.
Brian Gay is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Region 2. Outside of IAAO he is a Managing Director with Suncorp Valuations.
Mr. Gay has been an IAAO members since 2014 and had many leadership roles with IAAO, including being a founding member and past president of the IAAO BC chapter; an Equivalency Task Force member; conference speaker and volunteer; Emerging Leadership Summit inaugural participant; a U40 advocate and member; a Professional Development Committee member; IAAO representative; Executive Director Search committee member and an in-state instructor.
He holds a BSc (honors) degree in Estate Management from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland; a post-graduate certificate in project management from Royal Roads University, British Columbia; Alternative Dispute Resolution certification from the Sitt Feld Group, MRICS (Chartered Valuation Surveyor) designation from RICS, Accredited Professional Appraiser (AACI P. App) from the Appraisal Institute of Canada and the Certified Internal Auditor designation from the Institute of Internal Auditors.
He is currently working on his Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies at Royal Roads University, British Columbia and is completing his IAAO CAE designation.
Greg Hutchinson is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Region 3. Outside of IAAO he is the tax assessor for Howell Township, New Jersey.
He has been an IAAO member since 2014 and served on the IAAO Nominating Committee in 2020 and has presented at IAAO annual conferences in 2019, 2020, and in 2021.
He is the Northeastern Regional Association of Assessing Officers immediate past vice president and a current member of its board of directors and has been president, vice president, and secretary of the New Jersey Chapter of IAAO.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in geography and land use and a certificate in GIS from Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
Alvin Lankford, CAE, AAS
Alvin Lankford, CAE, AAS, is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Region 1. Outside of IAAO he is the Chief Appraiser for the Williamson Central Appraisal District in Georgetown, Texas.
Mr. Lankford has been an IAAO member for more than 15 years and earned the Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) and Assessment Administration Specialist (AAS) designation. He has served on the IAAO Professional Development Committee and Guided Demonstration Appraisal Task Force.
He also has earned the Texas Registered Professional Appraiser (RPA), the Texas Certified Chief Appraiser (CCA), and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Southwest Texas State University.
Bobby T. Lee, Esq., AAS
Bobby T. Lee, Esq., AAS is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Region 2. Outside of IAAO he is a lawyer in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee.
He worked for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury for 30 years before retiring to start his law practice. He has been an IAAO member since 1994 and holds the AAS designation
He served as president of the Tennessee Chapter of IAAO in 2010. He has served five terms on the IAAO Legal Committee/Legal Task Force, and was its chair in 2020 and 2021. He served as IAAO state representative for Tennessee for several years and is a senior specialty instructor for IAAO.
Marcy Martin, AAS
Marcy Martin, AAS, is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Region 1. Outside of IAAO she is the Real Property Tax Administrator for the County of Maui in Hawaii.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics at San Diego State University and has been an appraiser in Maui County since 1990, with 21 of those years in the assessment field and nine in private appraisal practice.
Ms. Martin has been an IAAO member since 2010 and earned the Assessment Administration Specialist designation in 2013. Maui County earned the Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration in 2018. Ms. Martin has served on the Professional Development Committee for the past two years.
Terry Taylor, CAE, RES, AAS
Terry Taylor, CAE, RES, AAS, is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Region 3. Outside of IAAO he is Orange County, Florida, Director of Real Estate Residential Assessment.
Mr. Taylor has been an IAAO member since 2008, is a Senior Instructor, and has served as a member and chair of the Member Recognition Committee; served on the Professional Development Committee, the International CEAA Task Force; was Chair of the International Designation Equivalency Task Force; and is a Professional Designation Advisor and a CEAA Mentor.
He also won the IAAO Instructor of Excellence Award in 2019; the IAAO Ian McClung CAE Global Award in 2019; and was a co-author of an article in Fair+Equitable magazine in 2018.
He has been a member of the IAAO Florida Chapter since 1993, and has served on and chaired its Real Property Committee. He was Florida Chapter Member of the Year in 2019.
Mr. Taylor earned his degree in business administration at the University of Central Florida.
Ryan Cavanah, CAE
Ryan Cavanah is a member of the IAAO Board of Directors, representing Associate members. Outside of IAAO he is a national sales manager for Tax Management Associates Inc. in White Pine, Tennessee. He has been an IAAO member since 2006. He has earned the IAAO designations of RES and CAE and is a Tennessee Master Assessor.
He has served as the president of the Tennessee Chapter of IAAO, and a member of the USPAP Committee, and is on the IAAO Professional Development Committee.
Before his current position at TMA, he was a Project Manager for Patriot Properties after serving as an Appraisal Specialist with the State of Tennessee.